Highline Canal Trail

Julia deKovand Park, Colorado

Elevation Gain894ft
Trailhead Elevation5,507ft
Elevation Min/Max5491/5530ft
Elevation Start/End5507/5512ft

Highline Canal Trail

Highline Canal Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Douglas County and Arapahoe County, Colorado. It is within Julia deKovand Park. It is 10.9 miles long and begins at 5,507 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 21.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 894 feet. Along the trail there are drinking waters, restrooms, parkings, and shelters. This trail connects with the following: Dekovand Park, Lee Gulch Trail, Mineral Ave Trail, High Line Canal Trail, C-470 Trail, C-470 Trail, Big Dry Creek Trail and Dekoevend Park.

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Best Hikes with Kids Colorado (The Mountaineers Books)
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"The entire trail is wheelchair-accessible; however, curb cuts are not provided at every street crossing. During inclement weather, the 19mile section of the trail south of Hampden Avenue is not suitable for wheelchair use. Wading, swimming, boating, and ?shing are not permitted along the Highline Canal. Walkers, joggers, bikers, in-line skaters, and parents with strollers use the trail. Horseback riders enjoy all but the Denver portion of the trail."

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Trail Information

Julia deKovand Park
Nearby City
Julia deKovand Park
Kid-friendly, Stroller/Wheelchair Accessible
Additional Use
For current conditions and more information, contact Denver Water Board, www.denverwater.org or (303) 893-2444
Local Contacts
Guide to the Highline Canal Trail
Local Maps

Trail Log