Rocky Mountain Arsenal NWR Interior Trail System

This trail system covers over 4 miles and offers nearby residents a natural haven in the midst of the rapidly developing Denver metro area. The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is an urban refuge of more than 16,000 acres of open space and provides a window for fascinating wildlife observation.

photo: Autumn at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal NWR. Photo by USFWS/Robert Blauvelt.

Type: Nature Trail
Length: 4.10 miles
Loop Trail? Yes
Allowed Uses: Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Agency: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: SW corner of section 2, section 11, and section 12, T3S, R67W of Rocky Mountain Arsenal NWR
State(s): Colorado
Counties: Adams
Latitude: 39.81961
Longitude
: -104.8609

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Description

This trail system covers over 4 miles and offers nearby residents a natural haven in the midst of the rapidly developing Denver metro area. The Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is an urban refuge of more than 16,000 acres of open space and provides a window for fascinating wildlife observation. In addition to its scenic features, trail users can enjoy recreational activities such as hiking and fishing (designated 2005).

Additional Details

Width: 60 inches.
Primary Surface: Crushed rock, compacted
Secondary Surface: Crushed Rock

Average Grade: 1%
Elevation Low Point: 5,260
Elevation High Point: 5,340
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
2005

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Rocky Mountain Arsenal NWR website

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Stephen Smith
USFWS, Rocky Mtn. Arsenal NWR
Rocky Mountain Arsenal NWR
Bldg 121
Commerce City , CO 80022 -1748
(303) 289-0453
rockymountainarsenal@fws.gov

 

Photos

Autumn at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal NWR. Photo by USFWS/Robert Blauvelt.

Autumn at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal NWR. Photo by USFWS/Robert Blauvelt.

This mule deer doe seems to be welcoming visitors to Colorado. With the downtown Denver skyline and the Rocky Mountain Front Ran. Photo by Ryan Moehring / USFWS.

This mule deer doe seems to be welcoming visitors to Colorado. With the downtown Denver skyline and the Rocky Mountain Front Ran. Photo by Ryan Moehring / USFWS.

 

Black-footed Ferret. Photo by USFWS.

Black-footed Ferret. Photo by USFWS.

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