April 2017 - Urban Hiking Denver

Cole Urban Hiking Denver

Snuggle Up Cole Snuggled into a little corner of Denver sits the community-minded neighborhood of Cole. With a mostly rectangular boundary stretching to the north from Martin Luther King Blvd. (32nd Ave.) to 40th Ave and east from Downing St to York St, Cole neighborhood and its Junior High are named after Carlos M. Cole, Read more about Cole Urban Hiking Denver[…]

Capitol Hill North Capitol Hill Urban Hiking Denver

A Buttoned-Up Bohemian Capitol Hill and its northern neighbor, North Capitol Hill, make two contrasting neighbors with a common history. Part all-business, part Bohemian, this area just east of Colorado’s capitol, which it includes, has a double-sided, buttoned-up, Bohemian personality. Here’s my summary of our Capitol Hill urban hiking adventure. Grandiose for Sure Capitol Hill, Read more about Capitol Hill North Capitol Hill Urban Hiking Denver[…]

Clayton Urban Hiking Denver

A Secret Gem Honestly, I had no idea where Clayton was. Although I had driven past Clayton College at the corner of MLK and Colorado a gazillion times, I had no idea that tucked up north of MLK, east of Colorado, West of York, and south of 40th Ave was a gem of a neighborhood Read more about Clayton Urban Hiking Denver[…]

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Half Way. The Northern Half of the High Line Canal

This post was originally written for and posted at The High Line Canal Conservancy blog page. Connecting the Canal–Half Way Mark Half Way. Half way can mean many things to many people, and for the High Liners walking the winter version of the Winter 2016 High Line walk, it means they’ve walked 35 miles. What’s Read more about Half Way. The Northern Half of the High Line Canal[…]

Cheesman Park Urban Hiking Denver

Ghastly and Ghostly Cheesman Park Neighborhood Most Denverites have at least a vague glimpse of Cheesman Park’s history. Dead bodies. Moved bones. Missing skeletons. It’s a ghastly story of ghosts, the dead, and grass dips. But Cheesman neighborhood also has the most density per square mile in Denver, and it’s also home to the wonderful Read more about Cheesman Park Urban Hiking Denver[…]