Regional Trails

Here are the regional trails located in Douglas County. Select a trail below to get specific information on each trail and to download a map of the trail.

  • Bluffs Regional Park Trail
    Bluffs Regional Park Trail in Lone Tree offers a 2.7-mile loop with outstanding views of the Front Range.  Users can easily connect to Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree and Parker using the East West Regional Trail.

  • Castlewood Canyon State Park Trail System
    Castlewood Canyon State Park, located near Franktown, protects a unique part of Colorado’s history, the Castlewood Canyon Dam.  Visitors can select a short or long trail for a total of 12 miles.

  • Chatfield State Park Trail System
    Enjoy the scenic views of the neighboring foothills and Platte River valley on foot, bicycle or horse in Highlands Ranch.  Residents have the option to choose from a 10-mile internal trail system, the Chatfield Dam Trail, and the Equestrian Loop.

  • Cherry Creek Regional Trail
    The Cherry Creek Regional Trail runs from the south end in Douglas County north to Confluence Park in downtown Denver. This 40-mile trail is managed by multiple jurisdictions and is popular for walking, running, and cycling.

  • Devils Head Trail
    Located in the Pike National Forest, this 1.4-mile long trail elevates hikers 940 feet to Devil’s Head Lookout, the last of seven original Front Range lookout towers still in use today. The lookout is at 9,748 feet and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

  • East-West Regional Trail
    The East West Regional Trail is almost 20 miles from Redstone Park in Highlands Ranch to RidgeGate Parkway in Lone Tree

  • High Line Canal Regional Trail
    The High Line Canal Trail runs along the western portion of Douglas County and into the Denver metro area for a grand total of 60 miles.

  • Indian Creek Trail
    A network of backcountry trails with connections to the Colorado Trail and Waterton Canyon. Several loop routes are possible.

  • Pike National Forest
    The Pike National Forest was set aside as a Forest Reserve and later designated a National Forest in 1906.  Its more than 1.1 million acres fall within Clear Creek, Teller, Park, Jefferson, Douglas and El Paso Counties.

  • Rampart Range Motor Vehicle Trail Area
    More than 115 miles of motorcycle trails designated by signs with a white arrow and three-digit identifier.

  • Roxborough State Park Trail System
    Journey through Ro​xborough State Park with close to 4,000 acres of land filled with dramatic red-rock formations, distinct plant communities, and a host of wildlife ranging from black bears to mule deer.