GeoBiking CO_DS HCE Trail Description

HighlineEast Highline Canal Trail - East section
Trail Network Overview Follows the southern highline canal trail west from the Coal Cr Horse Arena on US 30 (AKA 6th Ave) N of Buckly AFB to Cherry Cr
Key HCE Connects to: Airport 56 Trail DR North Also Known As:
  Cherry Cr N Tr
Waypoints 14   GoldsmithHam Tr
    Highline Canal Center Tr
  Sand Creek Trail DR North
  Tollgate Creek Trail Last Modified Track Re-aligned
  Westerly Spillway Trail 4/30/2008
Distance Statistics
Cycle Computer TrackLog Route   Round Trip
18.7 18.4 14.6
Elevation Statistics
Start End Min Max Gain Ascent Descent Grade
5,469 5,482 5,432 5,482 13 304 0
Type MUPS - Canal Rating Can't get much flatter.
Codes R*Fpdac
Surfaces Asphalt and concrete, dirt and sand at start.
Notes Asphalt can be rough in spots.
Technically the canal heads N of I70, but can't be followed far and trail maps show it ending where I did.
Highline Canal trail was split into 3 segments to allow for GPS limitations.
Track Color Map Color Track Starts @ Track Ends @
Dark Yellow Orange Coal Cr Horse Arena (HCEcca) Cherry Cr Trail N (HCEccn)
Waypoint Latitude Longitude Comment Altitude Waypoint Type Long Description / note
HCEcca 39 43.398  -104 45.060 Coal Cr Arena 5,478 Restroom Coal Cr Horse Arena
6th Ave E of Tower Road
HCEa56 39 44.486 -104 47.463 A56 Tr 5,442 Bike Trail Airport56 Trail starts N from here
HCEngp 39 44.827  -104 48.250 Norfolk Glenn Pk 5,455 Park Norfolk Glen Park near Sand Cr trail
HCEahs 39 44.064  -104 48.445 Hinkley High 5,461 School Aurora Hinkley High School
HCEacc 39 43.041  -104 48.284 Community Colleg 5,463 School Aurora Community College
HCEchg 39 42.852  -104 48.011 Center Hills GC 5,461 Golf Course Centre Hills Golf Course
HCEtgc 39 42.511  -104 48.370 Tollgate Cr Tr 5,463 Bike Trail W Tollgate Cr Trail North end
HCEamp 39 42.809  -104 48.953 Aurora Muni Park 5,457 Park Aurora Municipal Park
HCEbpt 39 43.108  -104 50.098 Bicential Pk Tr 5,462 Bike Trail Bicentennial Park Trail
HCElke 39 43.112  -104 50.519 Lyn Knoll Elem 5,472 School Lyn Knoll Elementary
HCEexp 39 42.435  -104 51.657 Expo Park 5,481 Bike Trail Expo Park
Waverly Spillway Trail starts here.
HCE-fc 39 42.076  -104 53.953 Via Fairmont Cem 5,464 Cemetary Via - Fairmont Cemetary
HCEccn 39 39.826  -104 52.652 Cherry Cr N Tr 5,454 Bike Trail Cherry Creek Trail North Section
HCEhcc 39 39.842  -104 52.789 HCC Tr 5,464 Bike Trail EOT - Highline Canal center section
starts at CCN Tr N junction
RTD: RTD-AH