The High Line Canal’s Rich History on Display at Fly’n B Park

Enjoy the long weekend with a few strolls through Fly'n B park while taking in some of the rich history of the High Line Canal. The High Line Canal has a vibrant and important history as a means of supplying irrigation water to a burgeoning region. All along the present day trail are traces of [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Explore Parks, Trails and Open Space in Douglas County with their new outdoors app

How do you usually find a walking path, jogging trail, equestrian route or new park? Friends? Newspaper? Word of Mouth? Google? Thanks to innovative GIS technology, many counties and cities are creating interactive maps that are intuitive, simple and fun to explore. Douglas County just recently launched Douglas County Outdoors which has an easy-to-use digital [...]

By | August 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Check out Centre Hills Disc Golf Course off of the Canal in Aurora!

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Hop on your bike and ride the Canal headed east past the Aurora Municipal Center (after checking out Globalfest!), avoid busy Chambers by using the underpass, and keep riding along Delaney Farm until you reach East Tollgate Creek. There you will see the Centre Hills Disc Golf [...]

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

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
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