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 other Coloradans on Dec. 6th to support our beloved Canal through Colorado Gives Day.

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Explore The Canal

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

High Line Canal Historic Survey Complete

November 17th, 2016|

The Canal was built in 1883 - imagine all the historic sites that exist along its 71 miles! Thanks to funding from the Colorado Parks Foundation, the High Line Canal Conservancy was able [...]

Run the Colfax Marathon in support of the High Line Canal

November 10th, 2016|

We are excited to announce that for the first time this year the High Line Canal Conservancy is a Colfax Marathon Charity Partner! Join Conservancy staff, Canal lovers, and your city and county representatives as [...]

Support the High Line Canal on Colorado Gives Day – Dec. 6, 2016

November 10th, 2016|

The High Line Canal Conservancy is proud to participate in Colorado Gives Day for the second year in support of our beloved High Line Canal, an important piece of Colorado history. Early on in the [...]

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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