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Little Dry Creek Trail Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Primary and Additional Trails

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Little Dry Creek Trail 6.0 miles This regional trail stretches through rolling park and open space lands from Sheridan Boulevard west to Indiana Street. Far from dry, the creek supports many wetland areas with an abundance of wildlife at points along the trail. This trail is paved, making it...

Van Bibber Creek Trail Updated
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Van Bibber Creek Trail 2.5 miles east of Indiana Street, 1 mile west of Easley Road. This trail within a peaceful stream corridor, named for Isaac Van Bibber who settled a farm near the creek in 1859, winds through beautiful open space areas that offer a “back to nature” experience...

Ralston Creek Trail Updated
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In 1850, the Colorado Gold Rush began on the banks of Ralston Creek. Today, Arvada’s longest and most complete public trail follows the meandering creek, linking several City parks and open space areas. Along the way you’ll find many features that highlight Arvada’s natural...

Local Trails Updated
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What Are Local Trails? Local trails are shorter in length and are located in various parts of Arvada.  Please Note: Equestrian use (horses) permitted on trails noted with an asterisk ( * ) and where signs indicate approved equestrian use. Barbara Gulch Trail * 2.25 miles West of...

Park Pavilion Rentals in Arvada Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Parks and Open Space

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Pavilions are not reservable after September 30 for the remainder of 2020. Pavilions are first-come-first-serve October 1, 2020 through Spring 2021.  COVID Requirement: Until further notice, group sizes are limited to 125 individuals for outdoor gatherings with proper social...

Disc Golf Courses Updated
Explore / Recreation and Sports / More Activities

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While the disc golf parks are open, gatherings of more than 10 people are NOT permitted, social distancing must be practiced and the wearing of masks is recommended. For City updates during the coronavirus, visit http://arvada.org/COVID-19. What is Disc Golf?  Disc golf is a flying disc...

West Woods Golf Club, A Wildlife Sanctuary Updated
Explore / Recreation and Sports / West Woods Golf Club

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Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program (ACSP) for Golf Courses is an environmental education and certification program that helps golf courses protect the environment, preserve the natural heritage of the game of golf, and gain recognition for their...

Adopt-a-Trail Updated
Explore / Open Space and Nature / Trail Information

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The Adopt-A-Trail program utilizes volunteers to assist the Parks Department in keeping Arvada's trail system beautiful and pollution free. With over 150+ miles in Arvada's trail network, the City relies on the help of volunteers to protect our trails. Anyone is eligible to adopt a trail...

Primary and Additional Trails Updated
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Arvada's 150+ Mile Trail Network includes sections of two regional trails, three major trails and several shorter trails. Please Note: Equestrian use (horses) permitted on trails noted with an asterisk ( * ) and where signs indicate approved equestrian use.  Regional...

Snow Plow Park Routes  Updated
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What Trails Does The City Plow? For street plowing, visit Snow and Ice Control. The Parks Department for the City of Arvada is responsible for clearing nearly 140 miles of trails, sidewalks, and parking lots across the city during a snow storm. This map highlights the different areas of the...