Welcome to Wheat Ridge
A hip, urban suburb of Denver boasting an eclectic mix of culture and eateries
Wheat Ridge is a vibrant and cool suburb a mere 5 miles northwest of downtown Denver and east of the stunning Rocky Mountains. Settlers established the city during the gold rush craze, but it eventually became a farming community known for growing the largest amount of carnation flowers in the world. Today it is still referred to as the “Carnation City” and is home to the Wheat Ridge Carnation Festival
A friendly and community-oriented suburb with a modern design where residents can live, work and play all in one place. Locals can enjoy several parks, trails, and outdoor spaces to keep an active lifestyle. Professionals have a quick and convenient commute into Denver by car or an even easier transport on the G-Line commuter rail.
What to Love
- A cool urban suburb with an eclectic mix of restaurants and shops
- Access to outdoor living with parks, trails, and the mountains close by
- Carnation Festival in honor of being the “Carnation City.”
- Quick commute into downtown Denver only 5.0-miles away
Wheat Ridge is a vibrant suburb a few miles outside the bustling downtown of Denver, adding to the attraction of living so close to the city. Residents have a strong sense of community, enjoy the many green spaces, and hang out at Ridge at 38 for top eateries and shopping.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Wheat Ridge has a great variety of places to eat, in addition to the endless top choices you will find in nearby downtown Denver. West 29th Restaurant
is a popular spot with locals for its American fare mixed with French flavors in a warm and elegant setting. For mouthwatering Italian dishes and pizzas, you will be delighted to dine at Amici’s Pizzeria & Italian and Pietra’s Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant.
Locals can satisfy all their shopping needs at Ridge at 38
, a district where you can live, eat, play, and shop in one area. Discover businesses and boutique-style shops in one convenient place. For fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables, Heinie’s Market
has been serving the community since 1950.
Things To Do
Wheat Ridge has a great combination of city amenities and plenty of picturesque green spaces to delight an outdoor adventurist. Anderson Park
is one of the best areas in town to offer walking trails and a beautiful landscape to enjoy nature, fishing, bird watching, or picnicking. There are even sports fields, a playground, and a pool for locals. Or take a relaxing stroll around Crown Hill Lake at Crown Hill Park
Wheat Ridge Greenbelt Open Space
covers 300 acres of beautiful land along Clear Creek and is an ideal location for viewing wildlife. Or hop onto the Clear Creek Trail to walk, run, cycle, or ride a horse on this scenic path.
Join The Club at Rolling Hills
for access to premier golf, tennis, and social events with fellow community members. Lakewood Country Club
is one of the oldest golf courses in the region, with a beautiful private 18-hole course that has hosted a number of championship events over the years.