The Cherry Creek Regional Trails (part of the Colorado Front Range Trail) parallels Cherry Creek and will eventually connect Cherry Creek State Park to the north and Castlewood Canyon State Park to the south. The trail connects parks and open space properties, as well as Parker, Centennial, and Franktown allowing visitors to enjoy cottonwoods, willows and grasslands along the trail.
Trail Rating: Easy and accessible with gravel detours on roadways and livestock gates are minor obstacles
Trail Length: Approximately 17 miles (will be a total of 24 miles once completed)
Trail Surface: Finished portions have 8-foot-wide concrete surfaces with some detour connections that are gravel (approximately 1.5 miles of gravel)
Uses: Multi-use: bicyclists, dogs on-leash, equestrian users, hikers (no gas-powered motors allowed)
Amenities: Restrooms, picnic shelters at trailheads and parks. Horse trailer parking available at N. Pinery Trailhead for 3 trailers, hitch rails, unpaved parking lot
Location: Throughout Douglas County
Contact: Douglas County Parks and Trails at 720-733-6990. Within the Town of Parker, contact Parker Parks and Open Space at 303-841-0353.