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.

Globeville Urban Hiking Denver

Globeville Urban Hiking Denver

A River Runs through ItGlobeville In Denver, Globeville is known for many things, most of which neighborhoods might not brag about. But on our walk ...
Fort Logan Urban Hiking Denver

Fort Logan Urban Hiking Denver

Peaceful Suburbia After walking in Five Points earlier this week, ambling through Denver’s most southwestern neighborhood of Fort Logan was a ...
Five Points Urban Hiking Denver

Five Points Urban Hiking Denver

Filled with Pride “Five Points isn’t a neighborhood,” said our guide, “it’s a location manufactured by Denver’s Tramway and made up of ...
Cherry Creek Urban Hiking Denver

Cherry Creek Urban Hiking Denver

A Cherry Creek in the Middle of Business Who knew “Cherry Creek” is more than just a mall? I had no idea that an entire neighborhood sits north ...
East Colfax Urban Hiking Denver

East Colfax Urban Hiking Denver

The Haves and the Have-Nots I’m not here to describe a have and a have-not, as those that have-not might think they have, and those that have might ...
Cory-Merrill Urban Hiking Denver

Cory-Merrill Urban Hiking Denver

Two Schools, Two Seminaries, and One Log Cabin In a neighborhood named after schools and containing several other religious schools and two ...
Elyria Swansea Urban Hiking Denver

Elyria Swansea Urban Hiking Denver

We Were Here First With such gratitude, one of Elyria-Swansea’s community leaders joined us on our weekly neighborhood walk. Rather than a tour of ...
Congress Park Urban Hiking Denver

Congress Park Urban Hiking Denver

BungalowVille Perhaps Congress Park should be renamed BungalowVille. Sitting in the shadow of the ghastly tales of its northern neighbor, Cheesman ...
College View Urban Hiking Denver

College View Urban Hiking Denver

A Little Bit of This, A Little Bit of That Walking College View on our weekly walk through Denver’s 78 neighborhoods challenged the categorization ...