Conveniently located to multiple neighborhoods, this trail includes connections to nearly a dozen trail systems including the Little Dry Creek; Willow Creek ; Platte River/Mary Carter Greenway; Littleton Community Trail; Lee Gulch; C-470; Highline Canal and Chatfield trails. This trail provides a major cross town link and neighborhood feeder to the larger regional trail system which includes 750-plus trail and greenway system with thousands of acres of open space, local, regional and state parks.
Today, users can access the trail at University Boulevard, across from deKoevend Park; near Colorado Boulevard, and Orchard Avenue; and on Holly just north of Arapahoe. The trail includes concrete and crusher fine segments benefiting various levels and types of activities including walking, running, jogging, and cycling, to name a few.
Significantly, this trail links to the heart of Centennial as well as to other destinations including Littleton, Lone Tree, Cherry Hills Village, Greewood Village and Highlands Ranch. Enhancing recreational value, this trail expands fitness opportunities for a wide range of abilities and ages.
This trail creates a quality community greenway linking neighborhoods and the regional trail network benefiting more than 7,000 households. The trail runs through densely populated underserved areas and is vital for accessing green spaces and waterways, providing safer school routes promoting health, fitness and leisure enjoyment for residents locally and regionally. Within less than one-mile, and walking distance from the site, users can reach the South Suburban Ice Arena; Ben Franklin Pool; other local schools (Sandburg Elementary, Ben Franklin Elementary, Newton Middle); The Streets at South Glenn Mall; the U.S. Post Office; the South Glenn Library; and the RTD bus stops along major thoroughfares (University and Arapahoe). What a great community asset!