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Platte River Greenway

15th and Platte, Denver, CO 80202 (Highland)
303 438 6360
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Ranked #52 of 141 Attractions in Denver
Type: Hiking Trails, Biking Trails
Most recent review
- May 2, 2014
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Redondo Beach, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Even though its completely busy, I recommended going on the weekends. Take your bike (or rent one of the B Cycle bikes) and bike along the path to the convergence of the two rivers. There are some restaurants nearby for lunch/brunch and people watching. Loved seeing the dogs playing in the water!

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Denver, Colorado
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102 reviews 102 reviews
42 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Hundreds of miles of walking and biking await you on this gorgeous green way! Thank heavens elected officials & philanthropists worked together to create this tremendous community asset. From Confluence Park in every direction, fun is available!

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Denver, Colorado
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

What a nice way to spend the day riding on the bike path and taking a lunch with you. I love to watch the kayakers on the Platte.

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Orlando, Florida
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Attended the first annual Coors Light South Platte River Festival 2013. Free music & paddle board races were the highlights. Great place for biking or walking. Rental of kayaks & tubes available. Nice green foliage and river in midst of urban environment.

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Westminster, Colorado
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

This greenway goes all the way from the C470 path south in Littleton up to the north in Adams county and is very scenic along much of it.

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Denver, Colorado
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Okay so this is not the Elroy-Sparta trail or the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Highway Trail, but this is a great Denver urban bike trail if you want to stay in town and do some riding without having to stop for traffic every few minutes. We try to do at least one 20 mile loop mostly on this trail every... More

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Worldwide
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537 reviews 537 reviews
247 attraction reviews
539 helpful votes 539 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

The South Platte River runs through Denver - for much of its length skirted on one or both sides by Interstate 25, other roads, and railways. The bike-jogging-walking trail running along lengthy (~30 miles) portions of it. It has diverse scenery, from grubby to very nice - all of it interesting to the visitor wanting a walk, or renting a... More

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Vail, Colorado
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

Get your friends and family on the move. Great energy on the bike path. Enjoy the great trail and the people watching. Go to the river and watch the follies in the river.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2006

Starting at 104th or 120th Streets in Thornton, a few miles north of Denver, just east of I-25 (maps of the trail and tangential systems are available on line), you ride/skate/walk along the river for a few miles until you reach a fork. South on the Greenway takes you to downtown Denver, past the oldest cemetary in the city. West... More

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