The first WPA project in Colorado created a park and provided flood control along Willow Creek. A tapering, Decoesque 28-foot-high observation tower constructed of the local sandstone commemorates Zebulon Pike's camp near here (1806). The WPA also endowed this park with a rustic native stone and viga community/recreation building and a monumental outdoor picnic deck and outdoor fireplace.
You are here
Willow Creek Park
If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.
SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.