A northwest suburb of Denver that encompasses nearly 40 square miles, Arvada is a neighborhood in which there is something for everyone to like. Whether residents prefer historic charm, classic suburbia, urban proximity, or even ranch and livestock opportunities, it’s a locale that continues to grow in popularity and appeal.
Established in 1870, Arvada has a history rooted in early gold discovery and esteemed agriculture. Like many Front Range locales in between the distinct hubs of Denver and Boulder, Arvada has grown beyond its early reputation as a commuter neighborhood and has developed its own thriving identity and personality. Popular Olde Town Arvada offers a nostalgic feel steeped in Americana along with numerous local eateries, bars, breweries, and shopping destinations. Meanwhile, the Arvada Center provides cultural and entertainment enrichment with its theater and stage programs as well as over 10,000 square feet of gallery space for visual art exhibits.
Arvada is also popular for its abundant outdoor recreation opportunities. Green space abounds with countless parks as well as a massive network of trails for walking, running, biking, and even horseback riding. Multiple golf courses, dog parks, access to lakes, and proximity to the nearby foothills makes it ideally perched for outdoor enthusiasts. Different types of housing are also abundant, from new developments to townhomes, condos, traditional mid-century abodes, and more. Combine all of this with its connectivity to Denver via close by major roadways and public transportation and residents have a family-friendly, effortless suburban living opportunity with widespread appeal.