Cherry Creek Trail – Denver, CO

Starting in downtown Denver and heading 40 miles southeast to Franktown, the Cherry Creek Trail is a true gift to the bikers, runners and walkers of the city. And based on the number whom we passed on our ride, they are well aware of it!

For the first five miles from downtown, from the scenic falls where the creek meets the Platte River, we rode nearly on the edge of the rock-strewn creek. The trail runs below street level, hence there are many overhead bridges and on/off ramps from nearby neighborhoods. We had to wonder what happened when the creek rose – the sign below was our answer. 



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