Wheelchair Accessible Trails in Colorado

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  • Animas River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

    The Animas River Trail runs for 7 miles along the scenic Animas River, occasionally following the Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad corridor. During summer about 8 trains per day run along the tracks; in Durango the trains travel a ...
  • Arkansas Riverwalk Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Gravel

    The Arkansas Riverwalk winds for nearly 7 miles along the Arkansas River in Cañon City, between 9th Street at Sell Avenue and Mackenzie Avenue. The trail passes through a wooded area of cottonwoods and riverine wetlands on a crushed gravel surface. ...
  • Bear Creek Path

    State: CO
    Length: 1.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Bear Creek Path begins just south of the University of Colorado Research Park and winds its way southwest to the Martin Acres community. The trail is paved and generally flat, although there is a steady incline up to S. Broadway Street at ...
  • Big Dry Creek Trail (Westminster)

    State: CO
    Length: 12 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Crushed Stone

    The Big Dry Creek Trail is longest of Westminster's off-road trails, running 12 miles between Standley Lake and Interstate 25 northeast of Big Dry Creek Park in Denver's northern suburbs. The trail is generally flat, with short stretches of ...
  • Blue River Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 11 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Eleven miles of the Blue River Bikeway connect Breck with Frisco and several hiking and biking trails are accessible from that route. The Bikeway also leads to the Ten-Mile Canyon and Vail Pass National Recreation Trail, which parallels I-70. ...
  • Cherry Creek Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 40 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Cherry Creek Trail is a picturesque 40-mile route that begins in downtown Denver and connects Parker, Centennial and Franktown. This paved path begins near the Platte River Trail and Confluence Park, which marks the area where a gold discovery ...
  • Corridor Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Concrete, Crushed Stone

    The Corridor Trail meanders along St. Vrain Creek through the mountain community of Lyons, Colorado, outside of Rocky Mountain National Park. The trail links neighborhoods with Bohn Park on the southside of town. The park offers ball fields, ...
  • Crystal River Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    If you're looking for spectacular scenery, you've hit the jackpot with the Crystal River Trail (also known as the Crystal Valley Trail). The paved pathway offers views of emerald green fields, blue snow-capped mountains and a roaring river. ...
  • Elmer's Two Mile Creek Greenway

    State: CO
    Length: 0.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    Elmer's Two Mile Creek Greenway begins just north of Elmer's Two Mile Park on the north end of Boulder. It's paved and generally flat, traveling through open spaces, parks, neighborhoods and commercial areas. The park offers a playground ...
  • Firestone Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 8.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    The Firestone Trail mostly parallels Colorado Boulevard between Dacono in the south and north of Firestone, at the northern end of the trail. The trail is paved and provides access to parks, neighborhoods and businesses. At the north end, an ...
  • Fossil Creek Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 5.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Fossil Creek Trail offers 5 miles of paved pathway (in two disconnected segments) on the south side of Fort Collins, a college town at the foothills of the beautiful Rocky Mountains. The western segment begins in South Canyon Community ...
  • Fowler Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 0.9 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt

    Fowler Trail is an easy trail that provides a great place to watch rock climbers or simply enjoy dramatic views of the canyon. the trail is .7 miles (one way) to the park boundary. the first half of the trail is wheelchair accessible.
  • Fraser River Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 6.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    The Fraser River Trail runs between the town of Fraser and Winter Park, paralleling US 40 for its entire route. The trail offers lovely views of the surrounding mountains and is a great way to connect the two communities without having to ride ...
  • Frisco-Farmer's Korner Recreation Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Frisco-Farmer's Korner Recreation Trail runs between the Blue River Bikeway at Peak One shopping plaza and W. Main Street near Creekside Drive. The trail links with more than 40 miles of additional trails in the area, including those circling ...
  • Glenwood Canyon Bike and Pedestrian Path

    State: CO
    Length: 16.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Glenwood Canyon Bike and Pedestrian Path follows the winding course of the Colorado River between Glenwood Springs and Dotsero. The paved trail is easy going and heavily used by outdoor recreationists of all pursuits. The trail is closed ...
  • Goose Creek Greenway

    State: CO
    Length: 2.7 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Goose Creek Greenway offers a major east-west route through Boulder. Note that there is little shade along the way and the pathway runs through busy commercial areas, including the Villa Shopping Center. On the trail's western end, you ...
  • High Line Canal Trail (CO)

    State: CO
    Length: 71 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

    The High Line Canal Trail is a popular stretch of path through Denver's southside suburbs, winding for 71 miles between Aurora and Roxborough State Park. The trail is owned and operated by Denver Water and follows the canal that keeps Denver ...
  • Lefthand Greenway

    State: CO
    Length: 2.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Lefthand Greenway is a diagonal path along its namesake creek in southern Longmont. It begins at a juncture with the St. Vrain Greenway, a scenic 8-mile route across the city. From there, you'll head southwest past the Harvest Junction Shopping ...
  • Little Dry Creek Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 10 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Little Dry Creek Trail provides a paved, relatively flat pathway for bikers, walkers, and skaters through areas of Westminster and northern Arvada. The tree-lined route follows its namesake, Little Dry Creek, notable for being the site of ...
  • Loveland Recreation Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 17.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Loveland Recreation Trail encircles the "Gateway to the Rockies," offering views of the mountains and access to many of Loveland's natural treasures. While the trail is mostly complete, there are some on-road connecting segments. Contact ...
  • Mary Carter Greenway (Arapahoe Greenway)

    State: CO
    Length: 8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Mary Carter Greenway (a.k.a. Arapahoe Greenway) runs for 8 miles along the South Platte River from Chatfield State Park near Columbine north to Englewood. Here it meets up with the Platte River Trail at W. Dartmouth Avenue. It also features ...
  • Midland Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 1.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    As of 2012, the Midland Trail ran between America the Beautiful Park near I-25 and S. 21st Street in Colorado Springs. There are plans to continue the trail west another 2 miles into Manitou Springs. At the east end, in America the Beautiful ...
  • Mineral Belt Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 11.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Mineral Belt Trail does a loop through the historical mining town of Leadville. This paved, high-elevation (10,000+ feet) trail offers spectacular views of the Sawatch and Mosquito mountains, while it loops among conifer forests, aspen groves ...
  • Monarch Spur Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

    The Monarch Spur Trail runs for 2.5 miles between the Arkansas River in downtown Salida west to the end of the railroad right-of-way near Country Road 120. The trail provides access from town to city parks and playing fields, as well as neighborhoods. ...
  • Narrow Gauge Trail (CO)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Gaining only 200+ feet in elevation, the Narrow Gauge Trail is in Pine Valley Ranch Park, a beautiful open space near the mountain community of Pine, Colorado. The trail follows the north bank of the North Fork of the South Platte River, through ...
  • New Santa Fe Regional Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 20 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The New Santa Fe Regional Trail provides a scenic journey along the front range of the mountains, from Palmer Lake Recreation area in northern El Paso County through the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. The trail follows a portion ...
  • Niver Creek Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Niver Creek Trail winds through Thornton, a northern suburb of Denver, connecting parks, riparian areas, and open space inhabited by prairie dogs, coyotes, numerous bird species, and other wildlife. Along the way, you can access Pecos Park, ...
  • Pikes Peak Greenway Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 16 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt, Gravel, Sand

    Primary trail through Colorado Springs from Air Force Academy (Santa Fe County Trail) south along Monument and Fountain Creeks to El Pomar Youth Sports Complex (Santa Fe County Trail). Also forms part of the Front Range Trail System. The ...
  • Platte River Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 28.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Cinder, Concrete

    The Platte River Trail is just one of many of Denver's superb multi-use trails, this one stretching from just north and west of Englewood and heading north toward Henderson. The 28.5-mile trail follows the winding Platte River, coursing through ...
  • Poudre River Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 21.8 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Poudre River Trail tracks a 21-mile, scenic course along Cache la Poudre River between Windsor and Greeley. The paved trail is popular with hikers, runners, cyclists and inline skaters. The path is wide with gently grades, passing through ...
  • Poudre Trail (Fort Collins)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 12.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Poudre Trail in Fort Collins follows the meandering course of the Poudre River from the Bellevue Watson Fish Hatchery to Colorado State University's Environmental Learning Center on East Drake. The trail passes through wooded corridors and ...
  • Power Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 3.89 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Power Trail provides a convenient north-south route through Fort Collins along the west side of the Union Pacific Railroad. The pathway is paved and flat, traveling past neighborhoods, open spaces, two parks, Collindale Golf Course and Kruse ...
  • Ralston Creek Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 13.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Most of the Ralston Creek Trail follows its namesake waterway, winding through several parks, neighborhoods, and open areas. On its western end, the trail becomes gently hilly and passes scenic Tucker Lake and Blunn Reservoir. A highlight of ...
  • Rio Grande Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 42 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

    ADVISORY:To protect wintering wildlife, the Rio Grande Trail between Rock Bottom Ranch and Catherine Bridge closes seasonally from 5 pm on November 30 until 5 pm on April 30. A detour route is noted at the Hooks Lane and Catherine Bridge trailhead ...
  • Rock Island Trail (Colorado Springs)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 5.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

    The Rock Island Trail runs east-west along an old rail corridor paralleling Constitution Avenue. There are two sections, this, the Colorado Springs section, and the El Paso section. There are plans to link the two. The Colorado Springs section ...
  • Rock Island Trail (El Paso County)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 9 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Gravel

    The El Paso section of the Rock Island Trail runs along an old rail corridor west of the Colorado Springs. There are two sections: this, the El Paso section, and the Colorado Springs section. There are plans to link the two. The El Paso section ...
  • Salida Trail System

    State: CO
    Length: 11 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Salida Trail System consists of more than 11 miles of trails in and around the city. The network of trails link neighborhoods, businesses, schools, parks and open space, and include many opportunities for recreation and non-motorized transportation. ...
  • Sand Creek Regional Greenway

    State: CO
    Length: 14 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Sand Creek Regional Greenway follows Sand Creek in Denver's northeast metro area. The trail has a soft surface, which can make for a dusty ride when it's dry; mountain bikes are best at handling the sandy trail, although the trail is rated ...
  • Shooks Run Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 3.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The paved Shooks Run Trail runs north–south along Shooks Run Creek near downtown Colorado Springs. It is one of the easier bike paths in the area; however, runs slightly downhill from north to south. The trail gets plenty of sunshine even during ...
  • St. Vrain Greenway

    State: CO
    Length: 8 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The St. Vrain Greenway begins in Golden Ponds Park and travels east along the creek for more than half its distance. At the park, watch for the bald eagles, wood ducks, great blue herons and Canada geese that call the area home. The trail skirts ...
  • Ten Mile Canyon National Recreation Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 22.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Ten Mile Canyon National Recreation Trail is a popular route for cyclists, inline skaters and hikers who seek a paved off-road route through spectacular mountain scenery. The trail runs for 22 miles between the town of Frisco and Gore Creek ...
  • UCAR Multi-Use Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 0.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The UCAR Multi-Use Path runs just a short distance from the campus of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research on Center Green Drive, linking buildings CG 1 and CG 3, to the other side of Foothills Parkway at 47th Street. The path ...
  • US Highway 6 Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 2.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The US Highway 6 Trail provides expansive views of the Rocky Mountain foothills as it follows its namesake thoroughfare from the Colorado School of Mines in downtown Golden to Colfax Avenue. Mid-way along the route, trail-goers will pass Jefferson ...
  • Uncompahgre RiverWay Trail (Montrose Section)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 6.2 miles
    Surface: Concrete, Gravel

    The long range plan for the Uncompahgre RiverWay Trail is to connect Montrose to the town of Ouray, 37 miles south at the base of the San Juan Mountains and to Delta, 20 miles to the north near Grand Mesa. Currently, over 16 miles of the trail ...
  • Union Pacific Trail (CO)

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Union Pacific Trail runs for just a short distance between E. 100th Avenue and Thornton Parkway in the Denver suburb of Thornton. The trail runs through a shadeless corridor alongside a railroad track in a strip of open space and behind ...
  • West Rail Line Bike Path

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 6.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Colorado’s West Rail Line Bike Path parallels the W Line, a new light rail corridor through Denver and Lakewood that was known during construction as the West Rail Line. The Regional Transportation District (RTD), the public transit agency for ...
  • Wonderland Creek Greenway

    State: CO
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Wonderland Creek Greenway stretches just over a mile along its namesake waterway on the north end of Boulder. The trail begins at Norwood Avenue near Centennial Middle School and meanders southeast through quiet, tree-lined neighborhoods ...
  • Yampa River Core Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: CO
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The 7-mile Yampa River Core Trail follows the Yampa River from Walton Pond (near the Forest Service offices) north to Shield Road near where it crosses the river. The trail parallels US 40 through a corridor of cottonwoods. Along the way you'll ...