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Centennial Trail

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Centennial Trail

LENGTH:

13 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Englewood, Parker

HIGHLIGHTS:

view of the Front Range, high prairie grassland, Park Meadows Shopping Mall

NEARBY TRAILS:

High Line Canal Trail

Lee Gulch Trail

Big Dry Creek Trail

Willow Creek Trail

Happy Canyon Trail

Cherry Creek Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Denver Metro

Parker

Regional Trails

The Centennial Trail is a 13-mile long paved pathway located alongside Highway E-470 on the southeast side of the Denver Metro area. The trail extends from the High Line Canal Trail at the east end of McClellen Reservoir and west of S. Broadway in Littleton to where it meets the Cherry Creek Trail to the west of the Parker Road and E-47 interchange in Parker. The trail goes through miles of high prairie grasslands and has nice views of the mountains to the west. The route also includes the Park Meadows Shopping Mall.

The trail has relatively few street crossing but does cross the major roadways of: S. Broadway, S. University Boulevard, S. Colorado Boulevard, S. Quebec Street, S. Yosemite Street, Interstate 25, S. Chambers Road and S. Jordan Road. The trail stops just west of S. Parker Road. The trail is located to the north of E-470 on the western portion and south of E-470 to the east of Interstate 25.

Conditions

The Centennial Trail is paved for the entire route. The trail is open for bike riding, walking and running.

Communities

The Centennial Trail goes past the following communities: Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Englewood and Parker.

Points of Interest

The Centennial Trail goes past the following points of interest:

High Line Canal Trail Junction
David Lorenz Regional Park
Park Meadows Shooping Mall
Cherry Creek Trail Junction
Nearby Trails

The Centennial Trail allows connections to several other recreational trails in the area.

High Line Canal Trail: north of E-470, south of W. County Line Road and west of S. Broadway.

Lee Gulch Trail: north of E-470, south of W. County Line Road and east of S. Broadway.

Big Dry Creek Trail: at E-470 and Colorado Boulevard.

Willow Creek Trail: north of E-470, south of W. County Line Road and just west of W. Yosemite Street.

Happy Canyon Trail: south of E-470, south of W. County Line Road and just west of W. Yosemite Street.

Cherry Creek Trail: to the west of the S. Parker Road and E-470 Interchange.

End Points

The west end of the Centennial Trail is located at

The east end of the trail is located to the west of the S. Parker Road and E-470 Interchange.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Centennial Trail in the Denver Metro area of Colorado.