• RTD Access
  • Playground
  • Shelter
  • Restroom
  • Grill
  • Tennis Court
  • Pickleball
  • Volleyball Court
  • Disc Golf
  • Multi-use Field
  • Multi-use Path
  • Nature Play Opportunity
  • Natural Lands
  • Water Access

Harlow Platts Community Park is located adjacent to South Boulder Recreation Center and features a playground, Viele Lake, a disc golf course, tennis courts, volleyball, workout stations around the lake pathway, picnic tables and park shelter. Sledding in the winter Restrooms are open year-round, limited hours in fall/winter.

The path around Viele Lake is about 0.7 miles.


Non-motorized boats no longer than 14 feet are allowed on Viele Lake. Use at your own risk. No swimming, sailboards, paddleboards or kiteboards are allowed. As always, wear a life jacket. We do not have any lake safety staff for this area.

Nature Play Opportunities

At Harlow Platts Community Park, children have the opportunity to explore nature around Viele Lake, where they can explore and observe nature by passively watching or actively canoeing, kayaking or fishing. The path around Viele Lake provides an area where children can walk alongside their family members and explore the area off-trail.

BVSD Properties

This park is adjacent to Boulder Valley School District property that includes the parking lot north of Fairview High School and the fields to the east of Southern Hills Middle School. These amenities are managed by the district and typically available for public use during non- school hours, including evenings and weekends. Details and reservations.

Disc Golf

Harlow Platts Disc Golf Course is a nine-hole course in Harlow Platts Community Park and next to the South Boulder Recreation Center. The course is great for beginning disc golfers. See Golf Course Map