Nestled just beside Red Rocks in the Jefferson County Open space lies Matthews and Winters Park which offers a variety of trails for bikers, hikers and equestrians all with breathtaking views.
Boasting 1,084 acres and 6 different trails ranging from 0.6 miles to 2.8 miles that interconnect with Red Rocks Park there are trails suitable for nearly everyone.
Scenic Route- Village Walk Trail to Morrison Slide Trail to Red Rocks Trail:
- Start on the Village Walk Trail (begins at the parking area) and walk for 0.3 miles.
- Continue straight onto Red Rocks Trail for 0.8 miles.
- At the fork go right for the Morrison Slide Trail, hike this for 1.2 miles.
- After 1.2 miles keep left at the fork to loop back to the Red Rocks Trail, take Red Rocks Trail all the way back to Village Walk Trail.
Distance: Approx. 4 Miles out and back
Difficulty: Beginner to Intermediate
Duration: 1-2.5 hours
Activities: Hiking, Sightseeing, Picnicking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking
Dogs: Allowed on leash