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Toll Gate Creek Trail

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Toll Gate Creek Trail

LENGTH:

1.2 miles + 6 miles + 3 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Aurora

HIGHLIGHTS:

natural areas along Toll Gate Creek, local parks, residential neighborhoods

NEARBY TRAILS:

Sand Creek Greenway

Powerline Trail

West Toll Creek Trail

Cherry Creek Spillway Trail

High Line Canal Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Aurora

Denver Metro

Regional Trails

The Toll Gate Creek Trail is a system pf paved pathways totaling over 10 miles. The trail has a number of different sections with gaps in between. The trail meanders through the natural areas alongside the creek and goes past local parks, residential neighborhoods and commercial centers.

The northern section is 1.2 miles long and connects to the Sand Creek Greenway near Sand Creek Park at Fitzsimons Parkway and Peoria Street.

The longest section of the Toll Gate Creek Trail is 6.6 miles long and spans between E. Alameda Parkway and E. Quincy Avenue. The north end of this section connects to High Line Canal Trail. The south end allows a connect to the trail around Quincy Reservoir.

The southern section is around 3 miles long and wanders through the natural areas along the creek to the south of Quincy Reservoir and to the north of Saddle Rock Golf Course.

Conditions

The Toll Gate Creek Trail is paved for the entire route. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking. Much of the route for the trail is located away from roadways. there are underpasses at some major streets, but there are also some road crossings

Communities

The Toll Gate Creek Trail goes past the following neighborhoods in Aurora: Morris Heights, Centre Pointe, Lakeshore, Kingsborough, Seville, Ridgeview Glen, Waters Edge an Saddle Rock.

Points of Interest

The Toll Gate Creek Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Park Lane Elementary School
Park Lane Swimming Pool
Sand Creek Park
City Center Marketplace
Toll Gate Park
Toll Gate Elementary School
Kingsborough Park
Horseshoe Park
Hampden Run Park
Summer Valley Park
Cimarron Elementary School
Grandview Dog Park
Lookout Pool
Thunder Ridge Middle School
Nearby Trails

Sand Creek Greenway: the north section of the Toll Gate Creek Trail connects to the Sand Creek Greenway at Sand Creek Park. The park is located at Fitzsimons Parkway and Peoria Street.

High Line Canal Trail: the two trails meet at E. Alameda Parkway to the east of S. Chambers Road.

Powerline Trail, West Toll Gate Creek Trail and Cherry Creek Spillway Trail: The trails all meet at Horseshoe Park. The park is located to the south of E. Mexico Avenue and west of S. Buckley Road.

Quincy Reservoir Trail: the south end of the Toll Gate Creek Trail is across E. Quincy Avenue from Quincy Reservoir.

End Points

There are three main sections to the Toll Gate Creek Trail in Aurora.

The north section starts at Sand Creek Park at Fitzsimons Parkway and Peoria Street.

The middle section starts at E. Alameda Parkway to the east of S. Chambers Road. This section ends at E. Quincy Avenue to the east of S. Buckley Road.

The Southern section starts at S. Flanders Street off of S. Reservoir Road. This section has a few short gaps and ends at S. Ukraine Street.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Toll Gate Creek Trail in Aurora, Colorado.