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

Nice view of the mountains, might be better walk in spring with wild flowers. Saw a bunch of deer and a bison. But it's a nice quiet walk.

Only had a couple of hours to kill before leaving for airport so this was the closest thing. Not too bad and easy walk. Lots of mule deer around and good view of the mountains.

The trail is just a gravel path surrounding the lake. That si ok. Take every boardwalk you come across as you will get to view lots of wildlife. My highlights included a bald eagle, 2 falcons, and 2 deer that were about 10 yards off the board walk. Very surprised at how much life was in the area!

hiking
1 month ago

It is a flat grassland without much to look at.

walking
2 months ago

Great history behind this area and a nice walk on our way out of Denver

Good early morning walk. Enjoyed the flowers and views. Easy but relaxing.

hiking
3 months ago

The Lake offers very beautiful scenic views, several species of birds and wildflowers, and great fishing (catch and release only). The trail is great for small families (no strollers) and provides a lot of great spots for photography. The floating bridge is a total highlight!

4 months ago

it is a wonderfully peaceful place. Very enjoyable hike.

hiking
4 months ago

it was a simple flat trail along the edge of a small lake. There were nice bridges and good for a little bird watching. but not very exciting

hiking
4 months ago

Nuce 3 km loop around an interesting Lake. There were lots of birds and beautiful scenery with the Rocky Mountains as a back drop at times. Not a difficult walk, except for the 90 temperature but otherwise quite nice.

I did the 4.5 mile out and back. Not very challenging, more of an endurance trail. Well marked. Not much shade so bring plenty of water. Enjoy.

4 months ago

Overall a decent trail. Easy stroll for everyone. Nothing special to it but still a good recommendation

trail running
5 months ago

Started at the Buffalo Mesa Trailhead and did a loop south along Second Creek trail under 104th ave bridge through the open space to the bridge under 96th ave and back to the trailhead. Lots of prairie dogs, lots of birds hanging around chirping away. A few other runners and dog walkers but quiet for the most part. I think the city is trying to green up the area as most of it is open prairie and some dirt/scrub areas. Wide, open, and flat trail to run, walk, or bike along near all the neighborhoods and shopping centers.

walking
6 months ago

Beautiful place and very relax.

hiking
6 months ago

My husband and I completed this hike on April 7.

This is a flat, quick trail around a duck pond, essentially. It was fun to be near the water and check out the wildlife. Most interesting part is the bridge where you cross the water for a couple hundred feet! Easy, short hike that would be enjoyable for kids or seniors.

hiking
6 months ago

My husband and I completed this hike on April 7, 2018.

The trail is easy.... just a flat two miles around the reservoir. We enjoyed the educational plaques and the telescopes. During our hike we saw mule deer and a variety of birds. The gray, cloudy day, combined with the charred burned areas surrounding the path made this a less-than-ideal time of year for hiking this trail. Still, there was beauty to be found in the long yellow grasses, the occasional patch of orange reeds, and the stillness of the water.

walking
6 months ago

all alone except for the planes overhead. easy flat loop with offshoot trails. pretty mountains rise up from the plains in the distance.

amazing. where else are there bald eagles flying overhead all hike. beautiful.

7 months ago

Great views!

hiking
8 months ago

very nice easy hike great veiws during sunset

Great first hike with our two small kiddos

walking
9 months ago

A nice walk with the recent weather we've been having. We stopped for a long chat with some prairie dogs on the way.

walking
9 months ago

beautiful and peaceful today.

10 months ago

it's a nice, easy trail but short.

hiking
11 months ago

Nice picnic area, shade and bathrooms. Also casual walk around lake, 9 miles total. Bring water and $7 to get into the park!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Awesome short hike with a boardwalk on the lake, saw plenty of fish and other wildlife

hiking
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Nice and easy hike. A couple of very small beaches along the lake. Family friendly, popular trail.

birding
Saturday, September 23, 2017

Really nice flat loop through the open prairie of the wildlife arsenal. Saw a beautiful rainbow and sunset, lots of deer and birds to be seen as well.

birding
Friday, September 01, 2017

Super nice, well-maintained walking trail and boardwalk along one side of Barr Lake. Highly recommend for an easy stroll with nice views and lots of birds.

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