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Trail Information

Arvada's 150+ mile trail network consists of Regional and Local trails with both paved and soft surfaces, and are suitable for non-motorized recreational enjoyment as well as commuting. 

 Launch Parks and Trails Map

Primary and Additional Trails

Primary Trails in the City of Arvada generally follow creek or canal corridors and span longer distances. Many Primary Trails are also Regional in nature, linking to other cities and counties outside Arvada's boundaries. Learn about the primary and additional trails in Arvada.

Popular Primary Trails

The most popular trails in Arvada run east-west and are longer in length. They include the Ralston Creek Trail, Van Bibber Trail, and Little Dry Creek Trail. 

Local Trails

Arvada is also home to many additional neighborhood trails that are shorter in length and are located in various parts of Arvada. Find more details about these trails.

  • Barbara Gulch Trail 
  • Big Dry Creek Trail 
  • Heritage Canal Trail
  • Leyden Creek Trail 
  • Moon Gulch Trail 
  • Rocky Mountain Greenway Trail
  • Blunn Trail
  • Fairmount Trail 
  • Independence Trail
  • Interurban Trail
  • Rainbow Trail
  • Union Street Trail
  • Wayne Lunn Trail
  • Yankee Doodle Trail

More Information about Trails

The Adopt-A-Trail program utilizes volunteers to assist the Parks Department in keeping Arvada's trail system beautiful and pollution free. Learn more about Adopt-a-Trail.

Snow Plow Park/Trail Routes
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. Learn more about the parks/trail snow plow routes.