Are you new to the Littleton area and looking for your new favorite running route? Or just looking to shake up your running routine? Explore these running routes, a list of the best places to run in the Littleton area of Denver, Colorado. This list was curated by Rory Greenshields, an Outfitter at Fleet Feet Littleton.
Where to Park: There is parking available at the parking lot at the corner of Bowles and Wadsworth.
Trail Length: The loop around the lake is approximately 1.4 miles long. There are additional paths that split off that you can take to make your loops longer.
Trail Surface: Trail is paved concrete throughout.
Maintained in Winter?: Trail is mostly clear in winter, however, there can be icy spots along certain parts of the lake.
Public Bathrooms: There are public bathrooms on the far side of the lake near the parks. There is also a bathroom available at Fleet Feet!
Where to Park: We would recommend parking at the trailhead lot off of Deer Creek Canyon Road when starting on this trail.
Trail Length: Hildebrand Ranch trails add up to 7.7 total miles but there are connecting trails to South Valley and Deer Creek Canyon as well.
Trail Surface: The trails on Hildebrand Ranch are mostly dirt trails with some parts that are gravel as well.
Maintained in Winter?: This trail can be closed during parts of the winter months due to muddy conditions.
Public Bathrooms: There are public bathrooms available at the trailhead lot.
Where to Park: The best spot to park at is at the Deer Creek Trailhead off of Grizzly Drive.
Trail Length: The total length of trails are approximately 14 miles but they also connect to other trails such as South Valley and Hildebrand Ranch.
Trail Surface: These trails are mostly dirt with some rocky spots throughout.
Maintained in Winter?: This trail is usually open during the winter months. The trail can be snowy and icy at parts, but is relatively clear.
Public Bathrooms: There are public bathrooms available right at the trailhead.
Where to Park: There are places to park throughout the trail in Littleton including, Roxborough State Park and Carder Court
Trail Length: The total length of the trail spans 71 miles total stretching between Aurora and Roxborough State Park.
Trail Surface: The trail consisted of a mix between paved concrete sections and gravel sections.
Maintained in Winter?: The trail is maintained and cleared throughout the winter months but it still can be snowy and icy at some parts throughout the trail.
Public Bathrooms: There are public bathrooms that are located throughout the trail.