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Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Pueblo, Colorado
Pueblo is located along Interstate 25 about 40 miles south of Colorado Springs South Central Colorado. The city is situated along Fountain Creek and the Arkansas River at the base of the foothills.
The city has a network of recreational trails that follow along the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek called the Pueblo River Trail System. There is also a pedestrian pathway system called the Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo.
Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo
The Historic Arkansas Riverwalk of Pueblo is a system of paved pathways near Downtown Pueblo. This is a 32-acre riverfront development that is open to the public. The riverwalk has small lakes, walking paths, bridges, boat rides, festivals, shops, gardens, benches, museums, restaurants and other attractions. The riverwalk connects with the rest of the Pueblo River Trail System at its east end.
Pueblo River Trail System
The Pueblo River Trail System has over 14 miles of paved pathways that travel through the natural areas alongside Fountain Creek and Arkansas River. This trail system goes through the heart of Pueblo, connecting communities, local parks, Downtown Pueblo, schools and commercial centers.
The trail system spans from the Colorado State University - Pueblo campus along Highway 47 to the confluence of the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek, then heads west to end at Pueblo Lake State Park.
The Pueblo River Trail System is paved, but has access paths that may not be paved. Most of the trail is located well away from roadways and traffic, though there are a few road crossings. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking.
Points of Interest
The Pueblo River Trail System goes past the following points of interest:
|Colorado State University-Pueblo Campus|
|Runyon Field Sports Park|
|Historic Arkansas Riverwalk|
|Nature and Raptor Center of Pueblo|
|Pueblo Lake State Park|
The north end of the Pueblo River Trails System is located at Highway 47 to the east of Dillon Drive and to the west of the Colorado State University - Pueblo campus.
The trail system takes a bend at the confluence of the Arkansas River and Fountain Creek to the north of Santa Fe Drive.
The west end of trail system is located along Juniper Road to the east of the Pueblo Reservoir in Pueblo Lake State Park.
Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in Pueblo, Colorado.