Today, the Big Dry Creek Greenway provides a 10’ wide 5.4 multi-use trail connector benefiting cyclists, skaters, pedestrians and equestrians of all ages and abilities. The trail provides access to local, regional and metro-wide amenities including Field and Sandburg Elementary Schools, Littleton High School, South Suburban Parks District main facility, Goodson Recreation Center, Southglenn Library, Southglenn Mall and selected RTD Light Rail Stations. In addition, this trail provides connections to Belleview Park,Cornerstone Regional Park, Progress Park, Pirates Cove Aquatic Park, and an off-street link to deKoevend Park, home to the South Suburban Park District’s major recreational facilities (baseball fields, ice arena, picnic areas). And, within one mile of the Mary Carter Greenway and the Big Dry Trail, users can access Hudson Gardens, South Platte Park, and the Carson Nature Center all located along the Platte River.
The Big Dry Creek Trail provides the major link between two major regional trail systems: the Mary Carter Greenway and the High Line Canal.