Wilderness in the City Blog

Extended Greenway Closure at Star K Ranch

April 10, 2019

UPDATE: 4/30/19. This closure is now in effect and we’ve heard from Aurora Water that it will be in place through May 31. We learned this morning from our friends and partners at Aurora Water that a closure of at least eight weeks is necessary to work on a pipeline on our Sand Creek Greenway […]

April 6 Volunteer Day – Prairie seeding at Star K Ranch

April 2, 2019

Join us this Saturday as our volunteers will meet at Star K Ranch / Morrison Nature Center in Aurora (April 6) at 10 am for a special prairie seeding work project. To take part, please email Beth at bnobles@sandcreekgreenway.org We’ll start the day with coffee and bagels, and a brief talk about native prairie by […]

Butterfly Pavilion and Sand Creek Partner on Dragonfly and Butterfly Monitoring

March 26, 2019

The Sand Creek Regional Greenway partnered with Butterfly Pavilion (BP; Westminster, CO) on the Colorado Dragonfly Monitoring Project in 2018. That citizen science project aims to track dragonfly populations over time in as many locations as possible to learn about the impacts of climate change and landuse changes on these amazing animals that have flown […]

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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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