Walkin' the Dog: Denver Guide Book

by M. A. Savage (Falcon Guides)
Walkinand39; the Dog Denver  by M. A. Savage

194pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 1560449330

Walkin' the Dog Denver features 43 of the best dog walks in and around the city. With this handy pocket-size guide, you and your pal can explore Denver's verdant greenbelts plus a few scenic hikes in the suburban foothills. Each pet-friendly walk provides shade or a spot where your dog can take a quick dip. This guide also highlights dog heavens - rare places where your pooch can run happily off-leash. Look inside for: leash laws and park access info; special attractions and services; maps of each walk; route mileage and detailed directions; and listings of local dog events and much more.

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Trails from the "Walkin' the Dog: Denver" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 43.
... Preview: This walk takes you into Adams County Regional Park, a multi-use facility that includes fairgrounds on the west and a campground to the north. Extending the Platte River Greenway through Adams County ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Northglenn, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: As it leaves the Cherry Creek Shopping Center area, the Cherry Creek Greenway Trail crosses University Boulevard through an unlit, not particularly pleasant underpass, then follows Speer Boulevard alo ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: Located in the foothills above Golden, the Apex Trail is one in a network of trails that climb the east face of Lookout Mountain. The relatively low altitude makes this a great conditioning hike in sp ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Golden, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: At roughly 2,500 acres, Bear Creek Lake Park is the city of Lakewood’s largest park. It’s open year-round and, in addition to trails around the reservoir and along Bear Creek, offers fishing, boating, ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Morrison, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.7
... Preview: Bible Park is the largest Denver park along the High Line Canal. It has picnic tables, sports fields, basketball courts, rest rooms, water, and a small, soothing, man-made waterfall just east of the p ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Cherry Hills Village, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The South Platte River hasn’t been dammed yet, and it’s a brisk, fast flowing river as it heads downstream to the Chatfield Reservoir and Dam. The low rumble of the current is audible as the trail lea ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Littleton, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: Chatfield State Park offers a lot—a lake for boating, sailing, and fishing; horse rentals; sandy beaches; marinas; miles of hiking trails; and, yes, an expansive training area, where your dog can swim ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Littleton, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Where Cherry Creek and the High Line Canal intersect, a large cement structure channels the two waterways, preventing them from mingling with each other. The intersection also is one of two links that ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Cherry Hills Village, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: The Cherry Creek State Park dog training area is truly a dog heaven. Stretching for almost a mile, it offers several trails, a huge prairie meadow, shady spots under cottonwoods, and numerous access p ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Cherry Hills Village, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: Some of the loveliest stretches of the High Line Canal wind their leisurely way through Cherry Hills Village, where you can glimpse mansions, horse farms, and manicured lawns from the canal trail. Onl ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Cherry Hills Village, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Some of the loveliest stretches of the High Line Canal wind their leisurely way through Cherry Hills Village, where you can glimpse stone mansions, horse farms, and beautiful gardens from the canal tr ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Cherry Hills Village, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.6
... Preview: Starting at Colfax Avenue and continuing for nearly a mile to Confluence Park, the Cherry Creek Greenway offers separate trails for walkers and bicyclists. The greenway trail divides just past the Col ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: This loop walk starts just short of Confluence Park, continues north along the South Platte River Greenway, and returns on a concrete path completed in 2000 on the opposite side (east bank) of the riv ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Denver, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2.3
... Preview: Crown Hill Lake Open Space Park is located on the boundary between Wheat Ridge and Lakewood. It was created in 1979, through the joint efforts of Jefferson County and the cities of Wheat Ridge and Lak ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Edgewater, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: This is a quick, satisfying walk for those who wish to escape urban noise and congestion but have limited time. The trail also ranks high because of its lush vegetation, a small pond, and the feeling ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Cherry Hills Village, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: The large grounds of the Kent Denver Day School were originally assembled in the 1950s for a possible retirement home for President Dwight D. Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie, who was born and grew up i ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Cherry Hills Village, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 3.3
... Preview: DeKoevend Open Space Park occupies land in a large bend of the High Line Canal and offers a variety of amenities, ranging from covered picnic areas to rest rooms, as well as access to the Goodson Recr ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Littleton, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: This is a huge urban open space that offers a variety of experiences, from a glimpse of life on the prairie a hundred years ago to scenic views of the Front Range and a visit to a prairie dog town. Yo ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Aurora, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 1.3
... Preview: The Discovery Pavilion was dedicated in August 1997 and is said to be the only spot in the country where three major recreational trails converge: the Colorado Trail, the High Line Canal Trail, and th ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Littleton, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: The Discovery Pavilion and the ponds and wetlands immediately to the north are the result of a partnership led by the Lockheed Martin Astronautics Foundation, public agencies, and private citizens, in ... From the guidebook "Walkin' the Dog: Denver"
Littleton, CO - Walking - Trail Length: 2