H is for Hawk – April’s Selection for Bookworms Nature Book Club

March 26, 2021

When Helen Macdonald’s father died suddenly on a London street, she was devastated. An experienced falconer, Helen had been captivated by hawks since childhood; she’d never before been tempted to train one of the most vicious predators, the goshawk. But in her grief, she saw that the goshawk’s fierce and feral temperament mirrored her own. […]

Denver CALC grant gets Neighbors on the Greenway for Health

March 26, 2021

Part of our mission involves encouraging neighbors to get outside to enjoy the Greenway through physical activity and to appreciate the natural resources of the trail. We were enormously excited to receive a CALC mini-grant (thank you Denver CALC, BikeWalkBus and The Trust for Public Land) and we’re already putting that support to good use! […]

February’s Nature Book Club Selection: The Soul of an Octopus PLUS big Book Club News!

February 5, 2021

February marks a milestone and an opportunity for our Bookworms Nature Book Club–we’ve added a third partner to the team–Aurora Public Library! The Libraries have graciously included our Bookworms Nature Book Club on their website, with an easy link for registration (which is free!). www.auroragov.org/bookclubs This means book club members can gain free use of […]

Volunteer Work Days!

January 29, 2021

We LOVE the volunteers who’ve been braving winter weather to clean up the Greenway! We had 8 volunteers cleaning up the area around Star K Ranch on Sunday, December 20; a neighborhood-organized effort involving 28 volunteers from the Central Park area of the Greenway on Monday, January 18; 7 volunteers cleaning up the area around […]

January’s Nature Book Club selection: The Way Through the Woods

December 18, 2020

Ready for a satisfying and surprising dive into the world of mushrooms and the Norwegian mushroom community? Join us January 9 for our next Nature Book Club meeting to discuss Long Litt Woon’s The Way Through the Woods: on Mushrooms and Mourning. Immediately popular and with now more than 15 international editions, this is an […]

Support Sand Creek Greenway this holiday season!

December 3, 2020

This time of year, nonprofits like ours ask for your support. In truth, we rely on the year-end giving season, and this year with all our collective challenges your gift can mean even more. Individual and corporate giving provides the stability that can propel nonprofit organizations through tough years–and certainly this year and next will […]

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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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