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Parks & Trails
NOTICE:  Due to severe damage caused in the flooding of 2015, the South Platte River Trail remains closed south of 104th Avenue to McKay Road. Efforts are being made to reopen the trail as soon as possible. Until the trail is reopened, trail users may access the trail at 88th Avenue. Updates will be provided as soon as the trail has been repaired. Trail Closure Map


Adams County currently offers four different public trails. View the Adams County Trail Guide to view specific locations and information.
  • Clear Creek Trail - 9 miles
    • Go west from the South Platte River Confluence to Sheridan where it connects to the Jefferson County Trail, which connects with Little Dry Creek Trail at Mile 3.88.
  • Little Dry Creek Trail - 1.2 miles
    • From Clear Creek Trail (mile 3.88) at 64th Avenue to Lowell / 69th (trail continues under City of Westminster management).
  • Niver Canal Trail - 2 miles
    • From Washington Street East, follow along Coronado parkway to the South Platte River at Steele Street Park near 78th Avenue.
  • South Platte Trail - 14 miles
    • Go south from Denver Greenway, north to 104th Avenue. South Platte River Trail is the major regional trail for the Denver Metro area. Following the South Platte River from the Chatfield Reservoir into Adams County, it is also part of the Colorado Front Range Trail.

Parks & Open Space
Adams County provides a variety of parks and open spaces to choose from. View the Parks and Open Space Map to see the location of the land used for the different parks and open spaces Adams County has to offer.