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Discovering the Trails of Highlands Ranch

A trail in the Rocky Mountains
A trail in the Rocky Mountains
Hello, fellow nature enthusiasts and prospective Highlands Ranch homeowners! If you're like me, access to outdoor activities can be a huge factor when deciding on a place to call home. Well, I've got some great news for you! Like many communites in Colorado, Highlands Ranch has an abundance of community trails and quick access to hiking destinations near the Denver area.

Open Space

The Highlands Ranch metro district manages more than 70 miles of trails and 2644 acres of open space. These are easy, paved trails that flow through the backyards of each neighborhood.

Backcountry Wilderness Area

One of the jewels of Highlands Ranch is the Backcountry Wilderness Area, featuring about 26 miles of natural trails. This expansive 8,200-acre open space is a testament to Colorado's untamed beauty. You can explore rolling meadows, rugged terrain, and a host of wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for deer, elk, and perhaps a soaring hawk above.

Redstone Park

Families, rejoice! Redstone Park is a popular spot not just for its playgrounds and sports fields, but also for trails that are friendly for all ages. It's ideal for those days when you want a quick escape into nature without venturing too far from home comforts.

High Line Canal Trail

For those who appreciate long, winding paths perfect for biking, jogging, or walking your furry friends, the High Line Canal Trail is a fantastic choice. Stretching far beyond just Highlands Ranch, this trail offers an inviting blend of urban and natural landscapes, showcasing the diversity of the area. Its 71 miles stretch from Waterton canyon (just southwest of Highlands Ranch), all the way to nearly the airport. Only portions of it are paved, but it is walkable, bikable, and equestrian friendly.

Daniel's Park

If panoramic views are what you seek, make your way to Daniel's Park. Sitting on the edge of the Highlands Ranch, this park has some trail loops around one of the highest points in the area, gifting you breathtaking views of the Rockies. It's particularly stunning at sunset, so bring your camera!

Your New Active Lifestyle Awaits

If you're ready to start exploring homes in Highlands Ranch and want to know more about the lifestyle that awaits you here, feel free to reach out to me. I can guide you to neighborhoods that align perfectly with the outdoor activities you love, so you can hit the ground running---or hiking, biking, skiing, or walking---as soon as you move in.

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