Located in the Southeast corner of the Denver metro, Parker is a beautiful city situated in Douglas County, Colorado. It is the 19th most populous municipality in the state of Colorado. Douglas County School District in Parker has among the highest level of students in Colorado and there are three principal high schools in the area. The town currently maintains about 250 acres of developed parkland and more than 900 acres of open space.
Parker is also home to the Parker Arts Center (PACE). It is a venue that hosts art exhibits, art classes, theater productions, and concerts. It is the official home of the Parker Symphony Orchestra, a community orchestra established in 1994, that offers a full season of orchestra concerts annually.