Western Town Community Park
The Parachute Battlement Mesa Community Park features something for everyone.
- demonstration garden
- mountain bike skills course for varying levels
- performance stage
- bocce and horseshoe courts
- picnic and BBQ area
- fitness trail
- homestead play area
- western play area
- bandit play area
- rock scramble mining play area
- splash park
The Parachute/Battlement Mesa Park and Recreation District has a long term lease with the Town of Parachute for the Metcalf Ballfields. PBMPRD maintains the upkeep of the property to be used for Spring/Fall Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Tee Ball, Tiny Tot Soccer and Adult Softball. Callahan Ballfields consist of a baseball field, softball field, and multiple soccer fields placed in the outfields. All of the fields are fenced in and lighted with a restroom and concession stand. There is also a small playground behind the softball field.
To find the Metcalf Ballfields, located in Parachute, you will need to turn onto Cardinal Way until you hit Colorado Ave. Follow the windy road onto Yampa Avenue and then onto La Plata Circle. You will find a rock parking lot on the right.
In addition to the skate park, there are two dog parks located on the 27 acres of land behind Bue Underwood Elementary; a small dog park for smaller breeds and a large park for larger breeds. These parks are located on the old baseball fields. The dog park has rules posted. There is currently no water source, so please make sure to provide your dog with its own water and do not leave your dog alone or unattended at the park. We also ask for you to pick up your dog’s waste and dispose of it in the garbage can provided at the park. We appreciate responsible dog owners.
The Park District can host various horse related and rodeo events at a leased Rodeo Arena located along the Colorado River the south edge of Parachute.
To drive to the Rodeo Arena, go west on Cardinal Way past Southgate Center to Rio Grande Avenue. Turn left on Rio Grande and follow it (past the 90 degree left turn) to Yampa Avenue. Turn right on Yampa and continue to La Plata Circle. The arena in on the right at the end of Yampa (at La Plata Circle).
The Parachute/Battlement Mesa Park and Recreation District’s Skate Park, which is located in Battlement Mesa, CO by the Bue Underwood Elementary School has a wonderful view of Mt. Callahan. Although the park is not lighted it has 2,000 Sq. Ft. of concrete, skate ramps, rails, and platforms.
To find the skate park located in Saddleback Recreational area, drive from Battlement Parkway and turn south onto Stone Quarry Road and follow it down to Tamarisk Trail to turn right. Follow the road until you hit Silverton Circle and the skate park will be visible from the street on the left-hand side.
Battlement Mesa Company, Battlement Mesa, Colorado's developer, gave the District 27 acres where the skate park is located. In addition to the skate park, there are two dog parks. One park is designated as a small dog park and the other is for large dogs. Both parks are located in the old ball field area. In total, the District owns 46 acres of land.