Nestled in the heart of Colorado's picturesque landscape lies the High Line Canal, a hidden gem waiting to be explored. Stretching 71+ miles through Denver and its surrounding areas, this historic waterway offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. For residents of Solstice™, the High Line Canal is more than just a scenic trail — it's a gateway to adventure and natural beauty right at your doorstep. Read on to learn more about this iconic local treasure!

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A Walk Through History
Originally constructed in the late 19th century, the High Line Canal once served as an essential irrigation system for Denver's agricultural fields. Today, it stands as a testament to the city's rich history and is a designated Denver landmark. As you stroll along the canal's tranquil waters, you'll encounter remnants of its past including historic bridges, water control structures, and charming sights that offer glimpses into Colorado's fascinating heritage.

High Line Canal Trail

Nature's Playground
For outdoor enthusiasts, the High Line Canal boasts an abundance of natural beauty and wildlife — and is continuously being improved. From towering cottonwood trees to lush greenery and vibrant Colorado wildflowers, the canal's scenic landscape provides a peaceful retreat for hikers, bikers, and nature lovers alike. Keep an eye out for the diverse array of avian species that call the canal home (including herons, ducks, and songbirds), making it a bird watcher's paradise.

Solstice Lifestyle Mom and Son Biking

Endless Adventure
With more than 71 miles of trails to explore, the High Line Canal offers Solstice™ residents endless opportunities for adventure and discovery. Whether you prefer a leisurely stroll, a brisk bike ride, or a scenic jog, the canal's well-maintained pathways cater to all fitness levels and interests. Take in panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains as you meander along the canal's winding route or pause to relax and enjoy a picnic at one of the many scenic overlooks dotted along the way.

Solstice Lifestyle Kids Biking

Community Connection
For those who live at Solstice™, the High Line Canal is more than just a recreational amenity — it's a vital link that connects you to the natural beauty of your surroundings. With easy access to the canal's trails and green spaces, residents can enjoy an active and healthy lifestyle while immersing themselves in the stunning landscapes that Colorado has to offer. The perfect balance of outdoor adventure and urban convenience makes Solstice™ an ideal place to call home for nature enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers alike.

Solstice Lifestyle Trail Walking

Whether you're seeking solitude in nature or craving an adrenaline-fueled adventure, the nearby High Line Canal truly offers something for everyone. So, lace up your hiking boots, grab your bike, and embark on a journey of exploration and discovery this spring along one of Denver's most beloved natural treasures. If you want to learn more about our special community at Solstice™, reach out ASAP — we can’t wait to have you as a neighbor!

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