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High Line Canal Trail

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Length

61.3 Miles 98.7 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

369' 112 m

Ascent

-468' -143 m

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2%

Max Grade (1°)

5,549' 1,691 m

High

5,435' 1,657 m

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Widely recognized as one of the best urban trails in the country.

Taylor Simmons

Overview

There is a small section to the east near the reservoir where the trail becomes private property.
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Dogs: Leashed

Description

The trail is crushed dirt and very wide in most sections south of Hampden/285. To the northeast, the trail becomes paved out into Aurora, but a concerned runner can find singletrack alongside the pavement in many areas. This trail is extremely popular for marathon training given its flat elevation profile and tunnels that avoid roads and traffic stops.

Few have ever undertaken the full length of the High Line Canal Trail, and even fewer have done it all in one attempt. Use different sections of the trail to get to know greater Denver. Don't expect the most stunning views, but give the trail credit as it spoils riders who want endless trail without having to leave the city.

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Apr 14, 2018
Jennifer Roberts
Bone dry trail.
Mar 4, 2018
Gosia Lieske
20mi — 2h 04m

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  5.0 from 1 vote

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in Colorado

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