Explore the most popular trails near Arvada with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

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This trail is a very pretty, quiet walk around a beautiful lake. The day I went there were a lot of gnats. The trail was very dog friendly.

Great morning run/walk if you live in the area. Not too crowded. It was clean and has dog bags and trash cans available throughout.

hiking
2 months ago

Nice easy walk for starters.

This is a pretty nice trail. Nothing spectacular, but it’s a good time.

road biking
2 months ago

Big open area with tons of birds. Saw multiple people fishing. Definitely no swimming. There's also a huge playground for kids. Nice spot.

Nice walk if you stay close to lake and not up by the road. Clusters of cottonwoods here and there for shade as even in the morning it was hot but it’s mid August. Lightly trafficked.

Great trail but be careful, a mountain lion was recently spotted.

walking
3 months ago

Nice little paved path nestled in a sleepy neighborhood ☺️

3 months ago

A place to view the sun set, lots of open space, easy run.

walking
4 months ago

Tons of goose poop on path. Water was green and smelled swampy.

fishing
4 months ago

Good place to fish after work or when you don't have time to drive anywhere. Not the prettiest as a walk, but then again, it's so close to lots of urban neighborhoods!

There are some fishing restrictions, so check the sign near the restrooms.

hiking
5 months ago

Nice views of the mountains and the lake. A bit narrow with tall grass on the east loop.

hiking
5 months ago

With dog. A little too much horse poop but a quick paved stroll if you don’t have time to head west.

Nice lil walk! There is a paved path and a trail.

walking
5 months ago

This is a nice little lake in the middle of a neighborhood. It’s a quite area, so you can hear birds and see a few varieties around the lake. The 1+ mile path around the lake is paved. There was a nice breeze today, but there is no shade on the path. This lake is only a couple miles from our townhome, so very accessible for a quick walk. Also, it has easy access to put in kayaks.

trail running
5 months ago

Great way to start my day either walking or jogging with or without the dog. Great bike riding as well. Trail runs right through my backyard practically. Couldn't ask for more. Love this trail!!

flat trail and not great scenary but relatively quiet and very near Denver

Nice trail with great views of the lake! Lots of prairie dogs!!

road biking
5 months ago

Good trail for riding leisurely with kids in the bike trailer

walking
6 months ago

I adore this park. The views are spectacular and it's very accessible. There's a cute little pond off the Jimmy Go trail where you can watch the ducks, but beware of snakes in the grass in the Spring (only saw garter snakes). This park is one of the very few things I miss dearly about living in the Arvada area.

This is my go-to trail when I need an escape. It’s close to my house and the view of the mountains is great! Unfortunately the trail doesn’t go around the entire lake; I always park at the parking lot on Simms and 86th and when you get to the West side of the lake there’s a fence and you have to turn around.

This trail is a causal walking trail, great for beginners and families and dogs. There are a few different paths to take with lots of cute little prairie dogs, runners, bikers, people fishing and sometimes horseback riders on the trail. If you walk next to the water there are bugs.

Convenient from Arvada and surrounding areas. Very easy walk around Standley Lake with views of the Foothills. There are also prairie dogs to see right by the parking lot and throughout the trail.

walking
6 months ago

It’s okay if you don’t mind mc-mansions and golf courses.

Great trail for a relaxing ride. Constant view of city.

8 months ago

Nice open space, wide path, views of the city.

walking
8 months ago

Very nice little lake and park setting on a level sidewalk. Several places to turn and add some distance to your walk

on Tucker Lake Trail

10 months ago

Nice way to enjoy a quick walk. Dogs and horse friendly.

walking
10 months ago

Great walk with the dog

10 months ago

Nice for dogs. Great view. A lot of open areas for activities. Not very crowded.

mountain biking
11 months ago

Nice ride . Easy for sure .

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