High Line Canal Conservancy

Connecting Communities – Connecting Nature
from the foothills to the plains

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The Canal is an important part of Colorado history and a critical recreational resource for the state. Join us to protect and enhance this regional amenity – volunteer, donate, share your stories.

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At 71 miles long, the High Line Canal is one of the longest continuous urban trails in the country, twisting through the most populated area of Colorado while crossing a diverse mosaic of communities and nature. The Canal originates at Waterton Canyon in Douglas County and runs to Green Valley Ranch in Northeast Denver, falling within one mile of more than 350,000 residents.

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Stories + Updates

Conservancy seeking fall intern

October 9th, 2017|

The High Line Canal Conservancy is seeking a fall intern to support the outreach, development and planning activities of our growing and dynamic organization. Having completed an extensive outreach and visioning campaign in 2016, the [...]

Long Road Detour

September 27th, 2017|

Due to reconstruction of Long Road in Greenwood Village, there's a minor detour on the High Line Canal trail. Below is a map showing the localized detour/jog of the trail crossing that will be set up [...]

The High Line Canal Conservancy focuses efforts to develop recreation and exploration programs

September 20th, 2017|

This fall, the High Line Canal Conservancy will begin program planning focused on the northern reaches of the Canal in North Aurora and Green Valley Ranch. The Conservancy has received a grant from the Colorado [...]

I am no longer surprised, no matter where I am, when conversation comes around to a common affection for the High Line Canal.
Robert Michael Pyle, Prologue To the Thunder Tree

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