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Clear Creek Trail

Location Wheat Ridge, Follows Clear Creek south of Interstate 70 in Wheat Ridge. Many access points.
State(s) Colorado
Counties Jefferson
Type Greenway
Urban Trail
Length 6.50 Miles / 10.46 Km Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses Bicycling (on pavement)
Boating, Canoeing
Boating, Sailing
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Roller/Inline Skating
Agency City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No




photo: Clear Creek Trail looking west towards Golden
Clear Creek Trail looking west towards Golden

The Clear Creek Trail winds its way through five miles of the Wheat Ridge Greenbelt from Youngfield Street to Harlan Street. Long portions of the Clear Creek Trail hug the creek margin and lends to the feeling of passing through an eastern forest unusually for the arid climate of the Colorado Front Range. This no fee trail is accessible to everyone and passes by four lakes providing bonus opportunities for both bird and wildlife viewing by trail users.


Visitor Information

Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Time Opens: Sunrise - Time Closes: Sunset


Not Available


Additional Information

Width: 120 inches.

Primary Surface: Concrete

Secondary Surface: Concrete

Average Grade: 2%

Elevation Low Point: 5280

Elevation High Point: 5450

Year Designated: 2007

Date Last Updated: 06/09/2011


Contact Information

Trail Management:
Margaret Paget
Open Space Coordinator
City of Wheat Ridge
7500 W. 29th Ave.
Wheat Ridge , CO 80033
(303) 205-7554


Related Webpages and Documents

Title Type Link
Google Map of Clear Creek Trail location Website View/Download



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