DO NOT visit parks and public areas if sick; stay home, seek medical care
FACE COVERING required when 6' distance can't be maintained when using the restroom, at the trailhead, and/or when passing others on the trail
Practice social distancing of at least 6’ in parks, trailheads, trails, and climbing crags
DO NOT gather in groups larger than 10
Keep dogs on leash at ALL times
Bring your own hand sanitizer and/or hand washing supplies; many of our parks and restrooms lack running water. Sanitize/wash hands after touching public surfaces such as railings, benches, and handles.
High-risk visitors, use discretion for park visits and public restroom use
Deer Creek Canyon Park has several trails that hikers and equestrians can have to themselves including Meadowlark, Homesteader, and Golden Eagle Trails. On multi-use trails, mountain bikers enjoy the challenge of “The Wall,” a steep section of rocky terrain on Plymouth Creek Trail, and pedal the 2.5-mile Red Mesa Loop. All park visitors should be aware of the risk of rattlesnake encounters.
Black Bear Trail*
The Black Bear Trail is a difficult shared-use trail connecting Deer Creek Canyon Park and Hildebrand Ranch Park. Seasonal closure in effect February 1-July 31.View Black Bear Trail Map
*Notice: This trail crosses multiple jurisdictions beyond land owned/managed by Jeffco Open Space and may fall under different regulations.