Douglas County sites take Christmas trees for recycling

Castle Rock, Parker and Highlands Ranch offer additional drop-off sites

Staff report
Posted 1/6/20

Christmas has come and gone. Now what to do with that tree? Douglas County and its local municipalities have multiple locations where you can drop off your tree. County-operated sites include: Bayou …

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Douglas County sites take Christmas trees for recycling

Castle Rock, Parker and Highlands Ranch offer additional drop-off sites

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Christmas has come and gone. Now what to do with that tree?

Douglas County and its local municipalities have multiple locations where you can drop off your tree.

County-operated sites include:

Bayou Gulch, 4815 Fox Sparrow Road, Parker

Challenger Regional Park, 17299 E. Lincoln Ave., Parker

Fairgrounds Regional Park, 500 Fairgrounds Drive, Castle Rock

Highland Heritage Regional Park, 9651 S. Quebec St., Highlands Ranch

Before bringing a tree to one of the county's recycling sites, remove all ornaments, lights, tinsel, garland, plastic wrap, tree stands, wire, rope, nails, etc. Also, live trees with artificial snow sprayed on the branches cannot be mulched and will not be accepted.

For information, contact Douglas County Parks and Trails at 720-733-6990. Trees are accepted through Jan. 31. Mulch will be available on-site while supplies last.

Additional municipal tree recycling locations:

Castle Rock:

Founders Park, 4671 Enderud Blvd.; Metzler Ranch Community Park, 4175 Trail Boss Drive; and Paintbrush Park, 3492 Meadows Blvd. Drop off trees through Jan. 31. Mulch available at Metzler Ranch Park while supplies last.

Highlands Ranch:

Dad Clark Park, 3385 Asterbrook Circle; Redstone Park, 3280 Redstone Park Circle; Toepfer Park, 9480 Venneford Ranch Road. Drop off trees through Jan. 17. Mulch available onsite while supplies last. Contact the Highlands Ranch Metro District at 303-791-0430.

Parker:

Salisbury Park (east paved parking lot), 12010 S. Motsenbocker Road. Drop off trees through Jan. 29, from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Contact the town at 303-840-9546.

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