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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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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 [...]

High Line Canal Trail Detour in Greenwood Village

August 30th, 2017|

Notice Regarding Harrison Oaks Development and High Line Canal Impacts What is the project and why is it needed? Harrison Oaks is a new development consisting of eleven single-family residential lots. Access to the development [...]

High Line Canal Future Tree Care

August 25th, 2017|

There's new data and a plan for tree care along the High Line Canal The High Line Canal Conservancy, Denver Water and leadership from each of the jurisdictions along the Canal’s reach (all part of [...]

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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