Toll Gate Creek Trail

Colorado

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Toll Gate Creek Trail Facts

States: Colorado
Counties: Arapahoe
Length: 6.3 miles
Trail end points: High Line Canal Trail at DeLaney Community Farm and E. Quincy Ave.
Trail surfaces: Concrete
Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT
ID: 6566817

Toll Gate Creek Trail Description

The Toll Gate Creek Trail begins on the south end of DeLaney Community Farm, a 158-acre scenic property that educates and allows members to sustainably grow agriculture. Here, it connects to the High Line Canal Trail.

Recreational opportunities abound as the trail continues south along a picturesque creek, and passes Tollgate Park, Horseshoe Park and Hampden Run Park. In Horseshoe Park, the trail connects to the Cherry Creek Spillway Trail, the Powerline Trail and the West Toll Gate Creek Trail.

The pathway ends at E. Quincy Avenue, just north of the Quincy Reservoir, a scenic place to boat, fish or watch birds.

Parking and Trail Access

At its northern tip, parking can be found nearby at the Aurora Municipal Center (15151 E. Alameda Parkway); at its southern end, park at the Quincy Reservoir, off Quincy Avenue. Mid-trail, parking is available at Horseshoe Park.

Toll Gate Creek Trail Reviews

My First Trail

When I first got my bike I had no idea all these trails existed. While riding around my neighborhood with a friend he spotted the trail from Hampden Run Park. He told me this would be the base on my rides and he was so right. You have to ride the sidewalk on Quincy to the start of the trail but from there it continues up to Alameda where it connects with the High Line Canal Trail. Along the way you pass Hampden Run Park, Hutchinson Pond, Unnamed Creek Trail, Aurora's Central Recreation Center, Powerline Trail, Horseshoe Park, West Toll Gate Creek Trail, Cherry Creek Spillway Trail, and Tollgate Park with the Pipeline Trail. Just before Horseshoe Park there is a pump and repair station. At Horseshoe park there is a water fountain and restrooms. There are underpasses at Hampden, Mississippi, and Alameda. With all the connecting trails there are many rides you can build from this trail. This site mentioned parking at Quincy Reservoir. You may need an Aurora park pass or purchase a day pass to park there. But Summit Elementary is just across the street.

Toll Gate Creek Trail Hampden to quincy

I have been walking this trail and others and am so disappointed with the lack of pride people take in this area. Benches littered with cigarette butts , broken glass that can damage a dogs foot pads, and just general lack of upkeep. Not sure who is responsible but this is not what this should look like, we can and should do better....

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