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

Bike Ride on the High Line Canal

February 24th, 2017|

Join the Conservancy with ELK and Bicycle Colorado Saturday, April 8th RSVP with Amy Wright at 303.291.7147 or awright@elkks.org Join us for a leisurely afternoon of bike riding with Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK) and Bicycle [...]

High Line Canal Underpasses – join the conversation!

February 10th, 2017|

Learn about the underpasses planned for Hampden Ave. and Colorado Blvd. High Line Canal Greets the Community February 28, 2017 6 - 7:30 pm First Plymouth Church 3501 S. Colorado Boulevard

Growing up on the High Line Canal: Two Generations

January 26th, 2017|

A guest post by Diane Germain (Haip) and Victor Germain. Diane's story Born in 1963, I grew up in Aurora Hills not far from the High Line Canal. The canal became my playground when I [...]

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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