The Definitive Guide to Walking Denver's Neighborhoods

Denver has 78* exciting, fun, and adventurous neighborhoods full of some of the best hiking trails near you. Which one do you want to walk? Read about each one, see its map and suggested route.

Most of the city of Denver was built in a time when cars were few and far between. This is why each Denver neighborhood has a unique style and culture all its own. Journey on a walk in Denver to imagine the history of the city and learn first hand how it is continuing to evolve. From streets lined with mansions in the Montclair neighborhood to planned urban subdivisions like Stapleton, you’ll find adventure in Denver’s engaging neighborhoods.

The city of Denver is committed to providing high quality and well-maintained walking trails throughout each neighborhood. This focus gives residents and visitors plenty of opportunities to experience Denver Neighborhoods on foot. With a trail or park within ten minutes of most Denver homes, there are plenty of miles to walk within Denver.

*According to City-Data.

Virginia Village Urban Hiking Denver

Virginia Village Urban Hiking Denver

Virginia Village Urban Hiking Denver It’s the battle of the 1950s in Virginia Village. With two “mid-century” neighborhoods sandwiched between ...
South Park Hill Urban Hiking Denver

South Park Hill Urban Hiking Denver

South Park Hill Urban Hiking South Park Hill, which is south of Park Hill and Northeast Park Hill, shares the same east/west boundaries (Quebec and ...
Union Station Urban Hiking Denver

Union Station Urban Hiking Denver

Small, but Dense, Union Station Urban Hiking Denver Union Station neighborhood, which is basically what the locals call “LoDo,” is a small and ...
Marston Urban Hiking Denver

Marston Urban Hiking Denver

Marston–Drink a Glass If you ever wondered where your Denver glass of tap water comes from, you need to walk in Marston. Way out on the west side, ...
Ruby Hill Urban Hiking Denver

Ruby Hill Urban Hiking Denver

Denver’s First Red Rocks, Ruby Hill With a gold rush upon Denver, early claimers eagerly mined for whatever they could find. Whether it was gold on ...
Sunnyside Urban Hiking Denver

Sunnyside Urban Hiking Denver

Sunny on This Side, Sunnyside Taking an urban hike through Sunnyside provides an interesting and engaging opportunity to see how diversity and ...
Southmoor Urban Hiking Denver

Southmoor Urban Hiking Denver

Southmoor Urban Hiking Denver Sitting between Cherry Hills and I25 can’t be easy. At one time, Southmoor was part of the South Hampden ...
Skyland and Whittier Urban Hiking Denver

Skyland and Whittier Urban Hiking Denver

Two Neighborhoods Separated by Race It’s important to walk Skyland and Whittier together; their history is intertwined in a story of integration. ...
Speer Urban Hiking Denver

Speer Urban Hiking Denver

Speer Urban Hiking No One Lives Here Shhh! Here’s the funny thing about Speer. It’s the neighborhood with the most millennials in Denver (42% of ...