How will this project benefit the community?

    Constructing this section of the High Line Canal Trail will close one of the remaining gaps in the 71-mile regional trail network. 

    One of the most direct benefits of the High Line Canal Trail is the close to home, accessible recreation opportunities it will provide. 

    In general, trails provide:

    • New opportunities for outdoor recreation and non-motorized transportation. 
    • Unique facilities to serve a diverse population that may otherwise have limited opportunities to access natural areas due to financial or transportation constraints. 
    • Affordable exercise and recreational opportunities within the community.

    How will trail construction be funded?

    The city has been granted federal funds through the Denver Regional Council of Governments to help pay for the trail construction with city capital improvement funding used as a match amount. Additional funding partners consist of the Conservation Trust Fund, Adams County Open Space Grant, and the Adams County Open Space Tax Shareback.