Walking Denver Guide Book

by Stewart M. Green (Falcon Guides)
Walking Denver  by Stewart M. Green

240pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 1560446463

For visitors & residents alike, this compact guidebook highlights 18 walks in & around Denver, Colorado. Included are excursions through Historic Lower Downtown, Lakewood, Golden, Boulder, and much more. Tips on public transportation, climate, & safety will help to make your outing more enjoyable.

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Trails from the "Walking Denver" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 19 of 19.
... Preview: This walk explores the 16th Street Mall, a mile-long pedestrian mall that stretches along 16th St. from Broadway to Market Street. Renovated stone and brick buildings, outdoor cafes and superb restaur ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: This walk explores a broad swath of undisturbed open space in the broad Bear Creek valley southwest of Denver. A couple of miles of creek and surrounding woodlands and prairie are protected as Lakewoo ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Lakewood, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This walk loops through Belmar Park, a 127-acre natural parkland administered by the Lakewood Department of Parks and Recreation. The park is a “passive system” with only native grasses, trees, and wi ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Lakewood, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: With 19 inches of rainfall annually, the park harbors groves of ponderosa pine and Douglas-fir on north-facing slopes. Quaking aspens, growing far below their normal 8,000- to 10,000-foot range, flour ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2.04
... Preview: This walk provides a glimpse into Central City’s mining days, passing stately Victorian homes, old storefronts and elaborate facades pasted onto today’s stores and casinos, and the tailings and crumbl ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: This walk traverses historic residential neighborhoods and Cheesman Park in the Capitol Hill area, southeast of downtown Denver. The walk goes past elegant mansions along relatively quiet city streets ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Crown Hill Park spreads across a low rise that offers splendid views of the Front Range, stretching from 14,264-foot Mount Evans to flat-topped, 14,256-foot Longs Peak on the northwest horizon. Coveri ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Lakewood, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.9
... Preview: City Park is Denver’s largest park. One mile long and three-quarters of a mile wide, it covers 317 acres. The lovely parkland encompasses two lakes, playgrounds, superb statuary, rose and flower garde ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: In the heart of downtown Denver, Civic Center Park is the best place to begin any exploration of Colorado’s largest city. Numerous points of interest surround the three square-block park, downtown’s l ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: Nestled beside the banks of Clear Creek, below a mountain canyon, Golden is one of the oldest and most historic cities along the Front Range. To the east, two flat-topped mesas, North and South Table ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Golden, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This walk explores historic Larimer Square, Denver’s first designated historic district, and Lower Downtown (LoDo). LoDo was Denver’s warehouse district from the time that the railroad arrived here in ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: The western bank of Cherry Creek, a placid stream that flows from the Palmer Divide south of Denver, is the site of Auraria, one of the area’s first settlements. Most of old Auraria was razed to make ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Pearl Street Mall won national acclaim after it opened in 1977. Boulder decided to turn one of its busiest downtown streets into a four-block-long pedestrian mall that is now the city’s vibrant heart. ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Boulder, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.1
... Preview: Stunning Roxborough State Park is one of the crown jewels of Colorado’s state park system. The 3,245-acre parkland, nestled against the Front Range southwest of Denver, is a refuge filled with nature ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: Sloan Lake is the glassy centerpiece of Sloan Lake Park, a large preserve on the western edge of Denver. This land was once arid prairie, traversed only by a stagecoach and wagon track that connected ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2.3
... Preview: This loop trail follows a short section of the South Platte River Greenway, a 10.5-mile route that parallels the South Platte River. Arising on the Continental Divide near Hoosier Pass, the South Plat ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: This lengthy walk, passing historic buildings, museums, shopping districts, and points of interest, will take at least 4 to 5 hours from start to finish. From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: This walk traverses the historic University Hill neighborhood and the campus of the University of Denver. Started in 1864 by Methodists as the Colorado Seminary, the University is both the largest and ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: This walk follows paved trails and closed roadways through a long, narrow park located a few miles southeast of downtown Denver. The 162-acre park, offering welcome green space, sits in an old residen ... From the guidebook "Walking Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2
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