Location: Westminster, Colorado
Counties: Adams, Jefferson
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Westminster began the preservation of the Big Dry Creek Open Space and Trail Corridor in 1989 with the acquisition of four acres. Since then, almost 700 acres have been acquired along this 9.5-mile corridor, which travels through the middle of the City. Acquisition of this corridor is for open space, trail, natural area, and view preservation. Abundant wildlife and native vegetation thrive along the trail corridor, bringing tranquility to this otherwise urban center. The Big Dry Creek Trail is a regional trail and ultimately this corridor will allow connections to be made to the South Platte River Corridor and to the communities of Broomfield, Thornton, and Northglenn to the east.
Width: 90 inches.
Primary Surface: Crushed rock, compacted
Secondary Surface: Crushed Rock
Average Grade: 1%
Maximum Grade: 5%
Elevation Low Point: 5,182
Elevation High Point: 5,534
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 2003
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsDocument: Mileage Chart
Website: Trail information and map
Website: American Trails Featured NRT
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