Berthoud has been nicknamed the “Garden Spot of Colorado” this name was used to call attention to the tree-lined streets. It has also been in the Tree City USA program for 33 years. It has a small-town feel, great mountain views, and open space. In 2018 the U.S, Census Bureau estimated the population at 7,946.
Berthoud is known for its many events such as Arbor Day Celebration, Berthoud Day, Berthoud Sunfest, Berthoud Open Golf Tournament, Local farmers market, and Berthoud Snowfest. These events attract many residents in the community and surrounding communities.
Berthoud has ten parks which have an outdoor swimming pool, playground, tennis court, skate park, outdoor basketball courts, sand volleyball courts and baseball fields.