Xcel Energy Day of Service on the Greenway

September 8, 2014

On September 6, 2014, over 180 Xcel Energy volunteers restored one of the areas hardest hit by the 2013 floods, the Commerce City Wetland Park on the Sand Creek Regional Greenway trail. The volunteers planted 180 native trees, saved 60 native cottonwood trees from beavers, pulled invasive weeds and picked up trash to fill 120 trash […]

Flood Repairs in Commerce City

September 2, 2014
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The Greenway in Commerce City suffered from the Sept. 2013 floods and now the “heavy lifting” begins!  Please note the following message from the Commerce City staff.  “The City’s contractor has begun repair work along the Sand Creek Greenway trail from the storm damage of September 2013. There will be a total of 4 different […]

Public Open House – Master Plan Revision on Sept. 9th

August 29, 2014

The City of Aurora Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) is hosting a public open house on September 9. I am assisting the project team with the public input process, and we hope you will be able to join us. Sand Creek Park, located at 2700 N. Peoria Street, is undergoing a master plan revision […]

Sand Creek Tour Series

August 29, 2014

Saturday, August 23rd – Family Bike Tour: Click here to register Bring friends and family of all ages for a short ride around Sand Creek Park. WHAT: A quick 1.5 mile bike ride around Sand Creek Park. WHERE: The tour will meet at Sand Creek Park along the Sand Creek Regional Greenway located at the corner […]

Join Us Saturday, August 2nd for Our Monthly Volunteer Event!

July 28, 2014

WHAT: These volunteer events meet on the first Saturday of each month and are a partnership between the Sand Creek Regional Greenway, Bluff Lake Nature Center, and Westerly Creek. WHO: Families and Individuals alike! This volunteer event is open to everyone.  Minors under the age of 18 must have their parent or guardian sign a volunteer waiver. […]

Aurora FasTrack Sand Creek Park Update

July 25, 2014
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RTD and Kiewit Infrastructure Co will be working on the Aurora/I-225 FasTracks light rail line for the next year.  There will be detours at Fitzsimons as the new track is installed on the east and north side of Fitzsimons Parkway and the south side of Sand Creek Park.  The track will also go over Peoria […]

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Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership

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About the Greenway

The Sand Creek Regional Greenway is a jewel in the necklace of trails that has made Denver a national model for linked trail systems.

This 14-mile public greenway connects the High Line Canal in Aurora, Colorado with the South Platte River Greenway in Commerce City. Along the way, it passes through northeast Denver and the new Stapleton community.

The Sand Creek Regional Greenway is open every day from dawn until dusk. Runners, walkers, nature viewers, horseback riders, and leashed dogs are encouraged to enjoy the trail. We invite you to become acquainted with our wilderness in the city.

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