Residents looking for a sneak peek on progress at the 81-acre Clear Creek Valley Park site near the Jim Baker Reservoir can take a stroll on the park’s newly opened first trail.
While there are no amenities yet, the 3,000-foot trail connecting …
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While there are no amenities yet, the 3,000-foot trail connecting Tennyson Street to Lowell Boulevard is open and offers tie-ins with existing rights of way to Adams County’s Clear Creek Trail and the Jim Baker Reservoir trails.
Access is currently limited to the roped boundary of the trail for safety reasons during ongoing construction to the north.
Crews broke ground on the Clear Creek Valley Park last year and picked up near the end of the winter season this year. Hyland Hills Park and Recreation District, based in Federal Heights, is overseeing the multi-use regional park project, more than a dozen years in the making.
Plans for the park, located off Lowell Boulevard south of 64th Avenue and Jim Baker Reservoir — tucked between Westminster to the east and Arvada to the west — include a large community garden, sports fields, exploration and adventure play areas, a playground, regional trails and pond fishing.
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