An exciting 7.25-mile loop linking the Canal to other South Suburban Trails

Looking for a new recreational trail loop in the South Metro Denver area? Thanks to an impressive network of trails maintained by the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District, you can easily connect segments of the High Line Canal, Mineral Trail, Mary Carter Greenway and Lee Gulch Trail to create a perfect 7.25-mile loop. You [...]

By | August 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guest Blogger Sharna Fulton Chats with Atlanta Beltline Visionary, Ryan Gravel

For close to a year I have been intimately involved with the High Line Canal Conservancy, helping to grow their social media presence, and have become aware of the varied benefits offered by the 71-mile canal and trail corridor. Benefits quite similar to those along the Atlanta Beltline – where I now live on [...]

By | August 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

High Line Canal Conservancy Hosts Second Chapter of Open House Events

On July 20th and 21st, the High Line Canal Conservancy hosted  it's second "Adventure on the High Line Canal: Charting our Course for the Next Century" Open House Series. These events were held at the Expo Recreation Center in Aurora, Eloise May Library in Arapahoe County and Eisenhower Recreation Center in Denver. Over 200 people participated in these [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

High Line Canal Tree Inventory to Assess all Trees Along the Canal

For many, the High Line Canal is characterized by a towering cottonwood tree canopy that offers a shady respite from the fast pace of urban living. All along the 71 miles, and especially in the southern reach, the Canal is home to tremendous cottonwoods that have accompanied the Canal since it’s early days in the [...]

By | June 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

High Line Canal Conservancy Hosts Governor Hickenlooper for a Bike Ride on the Canal

On May 31st we had the honor of hosting Governor John Hickenlooper for a bike ride celebrating the Canal as one of the top 16 priority trails in Colorado as part of his "16 in 2016" Initiative as well as the ribbon cutting of the Triple Creek Trail and High Line Canal connection in Aurora. [...]

By | June 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Adventure on the High Line Canal: Charting our Course for the Next Century

The High Line Canal Conservancy is leading a large-scale planning effort to ensure the well-loved Canal trail reaches its greatest potential as an economic, environmental, recreational and social asset along not just some, but all of its 71 miles. Today, well over 350,000 residents reside within one mile of the Canal, and estimates made over five [...]

By | May 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Connecting the Canal: A 71 Mile Walking Adventure on the High Line 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 [...]

By | May 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

JOIN US for the Conservancy’s Learn + Connect Series

Public open houses scheduled to introduce the High Line Canal Conservancy and upcoming summer outreach efforts for the High Line Canal. The High Line Canal Conservancy will be hosting a series of public events this Spring inviting citizens to learn more about the newly formed Conservancy and its planning initiative to preserve, protect and enhance [...]

By | April 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nature Photographer, Jamie Mandell Focuses on the Beauty and Variety of the High Line Canal

We spoke with nature photographer, Jamie Mandell, about her interest in the High Line Canal. Q: How long have you been a photographer? A:I have been taking pictures since my high school photo class, but I think I became a photographer 10 years ago. I was studying in East Africa during my junior year of college and [...]

By | January 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Highlights of the High Line Canal

Mile 1.6: Kassler Center Established in 1901, Kassler was a company town founded by the private company that preceded Denver Water. The company completed the Kassler water treatment plant in 1907 which used the “English” slow sand filtration system to deliver water to a growing region. In 1979, Kassler was designated a national waterworks landmark [...]

By | November 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments