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.

Highland Urban Hiking Denver

Highland Urban Hiking Denver

Everyone from Everywhere Everyone wants to be in Highland (notice, no “s”.) Residents call it “Highlands”, “LoHi”, “North Denver”.But ...
Goldsmith Urban Hiking Denver

Goldsmith Urban Hiking Denver

Smack in between DTC and Downtown Goldsmith, the neighborhood halfway between Denver Tech Center and Downtown, originally shared its boundaries with ...
Hampden Kennedy Urban Hiking Denver

Hampden Kennedy Urban Hiking Denver

Come South and Walk With three neighborhoods right next to each other making a u-shape, I decided to combine Hampden, Hampden South and Kennedy into ...
Jefferson Park Urban Hiking Denver

Jefferson Park Urban Hiking Denver

Still Here! Close to the oldest neighborhood on the uplands side of Denver, Jefferson Park has gotten lost in the LoHi, LoDo noise of its nearby ...
Indian Creek Urban Hiking Denver

Indian Creek Urban Hiking Denver

Where Is Indian Creek? When I mentioned we were going to urban hike in Indian Creek, even the Denver natives asked, “Where?” Tucked into a little ...
Country Club Urban Hiking Denver

Country Club Urban Hiking Denver

Elegant Country Club With a name like Country Club, our expectations for walking this Denver neighborhood were pretty high. We weren’t ...
Harvey Park Harvey Park South Urban Hiking Denver

Harvey Park Harvey Park South Urban Hiking Denver

First, Let’s Have Fun You’ve got to love a neighborhood that will poke fun at itself. Even though Harvey Park (and its southern neighbor Harvey ...
Green Valley Ranch Urban Hiking Denver

Green Valley Ranch Urban Hiking Denver

Perhaps the Best Views in Denver If you know Green Valley Ranch at all, you probably think of it as the neighborhood you pass on the way to Denver ...
Hale Urban Hiking Denver

Hale Urban Hiking Denver

Surprising Hale I expected Hale to be like its neighbors to the west and east, Congress Park and Montclair–full of bungalows and not much else. But ...