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Waterton Canyon Update

Wondering why you haven't seen water in the Canal during the typical fall and spring flows? During the 2015 spring runoff, the historic diversion structure dating from the early 1880s was damaged beyond repair by high water. Denver Water has invested over $1,000,000 to repair this structure sending a clear signal to customers and [...]

By |2018-07-18T13:29:54-06:00June 28th, 2018|Canal|0 Comments

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

In partnership with Walk2Connect, Walking Movement Leaders will lead 14 community walks (plus one built-in weather day) along the High Line Canal from June to November on Sundays, Saturdays and Tuesdays, all starting at 7:30 am on the weekends and 6 pm on Tuesday over this time period. Join us for all segments or just one [...]

By |2018-01-10T18:01:55-06:00May 1st, 2017|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 |2018-01-10T18:01:56-06:00December 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 |2018-01-10T18:01:56-06:00November 17th, 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 |2018-01-10T18:01:56-06:00November 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 |2018-01-10T18:01:56-06:00November 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 |2018-01-10T18:01:56-06:00October 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dry Dock Brewing Company releases High Line Plum Saison-Brett (guest blog)

Emily Hutto, Communications Manager at Dry Dock Brewing Co., explains the inspiration and development of Dry Dock’s High Line Plum Saison-Brett. In collaboration with the High Line Canal Conservancy, South Dock brewed the High Line Plum Saison-Brett this fall for the Beers Made by Walking Festival! When searching for inspiration for the Beers Made [...]

By |2018-01-10T18:01:56-06:00September 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Don’t miss this opportunity to give input at SE Denver’s Visioning Event

Do you have ideas about how to make your Southeast Denver community better? Councilwoman Kendra Black of Denver District 4 wants to hear from you! Join her for an interactive Town Hall event to give your input about a future vision for Southeast Denver. Nearly 6.5 miles of the Canal trail (out of a total [...]

By |2018-01-10T18:01:56-06:00September 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We unveiled the draft Vision for the High Line Canal!

Its an exciting time in the life of the High Line Canal! On September 7th and 8th, the High Line Canal Conservancy revealed the elements of a community-inspired draft Vision. These community open house events were held at Kent Denver School in Cherry Hills Village, the Green Valley Ranch Library in northeast Denver, and Westridge Recreation Center [...]

By |2018-01-10T18:01:56-06:00September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments