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South Platte River Trail

Neighbourhood: Highland
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Address: Denver, CO 80202
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One of my favorite Denver trails

This trail goes from north of Denver all the way to Chatfield Reservoir. It is well maintained and good for walking, biking, or blading. Good place to view all kinds of big... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trail goes from north of Denver all the way to Chatfield Reservoir. It is well maintained and good for walking, biking, or blading. Good place to view all kinds of big birds, depending on the month.

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Thank cofloater
Greenwood Village, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

You can ride your bike from the Confluence to the Englewood without any traffic or concern about car collisions. it's interesting to ride through the industrial areas and get a different view of the city.

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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is a great, accessible river trail with plenty of stops for any interest. From Chatfield to Downtown and beyond, it's a great bike/hike.

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Denver, Colorado
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329 reviews
177 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Good, paved bicycle trail with easy access to Lodo, Union Station, Highlands and RiNo. Some sections - especially around 13th street can be a little dodgy with transients and drug use.

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Littleton, Colorado
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I love riding along this path. It follows the Platte River from downtown to Chatfield Resevoir (15+ miles). Can be busy on the weekends.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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169 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Although this trail runs 17.8 miles and starts in Thorton in the north and goes to Englewood in the south, we accessed the South Platte River Trail when visiting the Denver Children's Museum and started walking along the trail with a baby in a stroller, enjoying it more and more every minute. From the trail, you get a view of... More 

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

A lovely way to spend a couple of hours, with a trail running both sides of the plate river, and a lot of green space with paths and sculptures ... and a cycle track leading out of town, Great space to have right in the centre of the city Great for a leisurely walk, a jog, or a bike ride..

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36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

After growing up along the Mississippi and near many lakes, I often miss being near water. This area gives me that fix! There is an awesome paved trail that takes you along the river. There is also a park and shops and restaurants not far from the trail. It's a great place to enjoy running, biking or walking along a... More 

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Erie, Colorado
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223 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

The surprised feeling of being in another world in our own city. Very cool walk, ride and run side walks are very nice, but the high water can leave debris. they clean it up in summer. We stopped at REI and Denver Brewery too since they are in area after our walk.

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Thank HeatherColoradogirl
Denver, Colorado
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152 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

I have a condo that is only a stones throw from here. I love to walk over and "people watch" on warm days. They also have regular events in the area that seems to really bring things to life.

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