Growing up on the High Line Canal: Two Generations

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 was old enough to venture off with my siblings and friends. We spent most of our summer days wading in [...]

By | 2018-01-10T18:01:55+00:00 January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Connecting the Canal – Halfway Mark

Half way. A guest blog post from our High Line Canal Walking Movement Leader, Chris Englert.  Half way can mean many things to many people, and for the High Liners walking the winter version of the Winter 2016 High Line walk, it means they’ve walked 35 miles. What’s 35 miles? Well, in this case, it’s [...]

By | 2018-01-10T18:01:55+00:00 January 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A conversation with Ian Stabler – an artist inspired by our High Line Canal

Ian Stabler is an Artist and Natural Builder who grew up along the High Line Canal. His work centers around a relationship to the life and growth of the wood that makes up his sculptures and buildings. Seeking to bridge gaps between humans and non-humans, Ian highlights the relationship between the human body and the [...]

By | 2018-01-10T18:01:56+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Canal Highlight: Visit Fairmount Cemetery

Fairmount Cemetery, located near mile 47 of the High Line Canal, is an incredible 280-acre expanse of trees, birds, wildlife, gardens, and monuments. It is a perfect location for a bike ride, stroll, or picnic. Founded in 1890, Fairmount is Denver's second oldest cemetery and contains the graves of some of Colorado's most prominent families and [...]

By | 2018-01-10T18:01:56+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

High Line Canal Historic Survey Complete

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 to commission a limited reconnaissance survey and prioritized survey plan for historic resources along the High Line Canal corridor. [...]

By | 2018-01-10T18:01:56+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Run the Colfax Marathon in support of the High Line Canal

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 we run to benefit the High Line Canal in one of the nation’s largest charity partners programs. As a runner, [...]

By | 2017-01-13T09:19:17+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Support the High Line Canal on Colorado Gives Day – Dec. 6, 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 year, the Denver metro area trail was selected by Governor John Hickenlooper as one of Colorado’s top priority 16 in [...]

By | 2018-01-10T18:01:56+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

High Line Canal Conservancy Hosts Fourth Chapter of Open House Events

On October 19th and 20th, the High Line Canal Conservancy hosted it's fourth and final "Adventure on the High Line Canal: Charting our Course for the Next Century" Open House Series. These events were held at the Dry Dock Brewery in Aurora, Eisenhower Recreation Center in Denver and Goodson Recreation Center in Centennial. Over 200 people participated in these events that [...]

By | 2018-01-10T18:01:56+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Walk the trail this Winter, exploring 71 miles through the Denver region!

In partnership with Walk2Connect, Chris Englert of EatWalkLearn, a Walking Movement Leader, will lead 14 community walks (plus one built-in weather day) along the High Line Canal from November to March. The walks take place on specific Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays at 9 am - see below for the complete schedule. Join us for all [...]

By | 2018-01-10T18:01:56+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join us on October 19th or 20th at our final visioning open house events

What an exciting few months it has been for the High Line Canal! The Conservancy has engaged with over 2,000 community members who have helped draft the future vision and action plan for the High Line Canal. At the final chapter of open houses on October 19th and 20th we will talk about what’s next [...]

By | 2018-01-10T18:01:56+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments