Adams County was moved to the Severe Risk Red Level by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The new restrictions will go into effect Friday, Nov. 20, at 5 p.m., and will remain in effect until Friday, Dec. 18.

Trails & Trailheads


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Trails & Trailheads

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.
    • Access the trail at the following locations:
      • 55th Ave. and Lowell Blvd.
      • Twin Lakes Park 
      • Little Dry Creek Open Space
      • Lowell Ponds Open Space
      • Engineers Lake 
  • 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
    • Trail extends from Denver boundary north to 136th 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.
    • Access the trail at the following locations:
      • Riverdale Regional Park
      • Elaine T. Valente Open Space
      • Steele St. Trailhead 
      • Engineers Lake