High Line Canal Event Application

Application Information

The High Line Canal is a cherished neighborhood and regional asset. We welcome events and programs along the Canal that fall within the community’s vision – to maintain a natural, varied and connected trail. For events with 25 or more participants, an approval is required. Please see below for application instructions.

Please note: no events will be approved that require the trail to be closed to the public. The trail should remain open to the public at all times.

A permit or approval from the jurisdiction needs to be completed and approved prior to the Conservancy submittal. Please submit your approved application to the Conservancy at least three weeks in advance of the event date. The application to the Conservancy should include your jurisdiction’s event approval and proof insurance. Incomplete applications will be denied.

Application Instructions

Step 1: Obtain an event permit or approval from the local jurisdiction as well as proof of insurance for the event.

Step 2: Submit the below application to the Conservancy for final approval with the jurisdictional event approval and proof of insurance attached, listing Denver Water as additionally insured.

Step 3: Reread the High Line Canal Event Policies and be prepared to take care of the Canal during and after your event. Don’t hesitate to reach out to the Conservancy for any questions regarding your event on the High Line Canal.

Application Checklist

  • Proof of insurance
  • Jurisdiction’s event approval (permit or email confirmation)

Event Policies

In addition to the Conservancy’s Event Policies listed below, please check with the jurisdiction in which the event is being held for additional policies.

  • Event must be held within the hours of 6AM-11PM
  • No alcohol is permitted on the High Line Canal trail.
  • “Pack it in-Pack it out.” Events held on the High Line Canal are responsible for leaving the area free of trash during and after the event. If you have any questions regarding proper trash disposal, please contact your event’s jurisdiction.
  • In case of health and safety concerns, contact the recreation park ranger if available, and if not available, contact the jurisdiction’s police department’s non-emergency line.
  • In case of emergency, please call 911.
  • Events are to take place on the trail.
  • Be respectful of the Canal’s ecology. The Canal offers a diverse and fragile environment that is home to a vast array of plants and animals. Once a habitat is destroyed, it can take years for it to recover. Please help preserve and protect the High Line Canal.
  • Be respectful of Canal users. The Canal must remain open to the public at all times. Events shall not block or close any part of the trail.
  • If you’d like to support the Conservancy, or encourage your participants to do so, get in touch with us! We’re happy to provide brochures and signs for your event.

*By submitting this form, you agree to the Conservancy’s Event Policies and to adhere to the jurisdiction’s policies in which the event is being held. You agree to hold the Conservancy and jurisdiction harmless from any liability to any person or entity resulting from any damage or injury occurring in connection with the event. In use of the High Line Canal, the permittee will neither allow, nor engage in any discriminatory practices or policies regarding age, sex, gender, color, religion, ethnicity, disability, military status, genetic information, marital status, creed, ancestry or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.