Wilderness in the City Blog

Improvements coming and an update: MLK Road Extension notice

November 16, 2018

After much anticipation, work has begin on the extension of Martin Luther King Blvd in Denver, from Iola (near Bluff Lake Nature Center) to Peoria. We received the following update from Mortenson today, and wanted to share it with you. Information is also available on Denver’s website. When the work is done, we’ll have enhanced […]

CANCELLED due to weather! Urban birding (and Mulching!) on a special Volunteer Work Day, November 3

October 31, 2018

Note: We had to cancel this volunteer workday because of a soaking rain on Saturday morning. Because we’d planned to work in an area of the Greenway that was recently planted and seeded, our city partners with Commerce City wanted to prevent inadvertent damage to the newly reestablished areas. Plus, it was pretty chilly! We’ll […]

Volunteers Make Milkweed Seed Bombs to Support Monarch Butterflies

October 18, 2018

We offer a special activity at many of our volunteer work days that is particularly fun for families to try–making milkweed seed bombs! The “bombs” are balls of clay, soil and native milkweed seeds that will be “cured” over the winter and distributed in the spring. We’re cooking up some fun plans for a distribution […]

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Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership

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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