The trail begins at The Columbine Trail, a regional trail that parallels S. Platte Canyon Dr. from W. Bowles Ave. south to Chatfield State Park. From the Columbine Trail, the Massey Draw Regional Trail heads west through Columbine Hills Park, Columbine Sports Park, and Wayside Meadows Park and ends at S. Wadsworth Blvd. The trail parallels the SJCD South drainage the entire distance. There are no designated trailheads but the parking lot at Columbine Hills Park is an excellent starting point.
Total trail distance from The Columbine Trail to S. Wadsworth Blvd.: 1.64 miles.
Width/Trail Surface: 8’/Concrete
Difficulty Factor: Easy
The trail was originally built in the early 1980’s with funding assistance from Jefferson County Open Space.
The Columbine Trail is the eastern route. From the intersection of S. Wadsworth Blvd. and W. Chatfield Ave., head east on W. Chatfield Ave. one mile to where W. Chatfield Ave. turns into S. Platte Canyon Rd. Note: You will see the Columbine Trail paralleling Platte Canyon on the north side of S. Platte Canyon Rd. Continue to the intersection of S. Platte Canyon Rd. and S. Depew St. At S. Depew St. The Columbine Trail is still located on the north side of S. Platte Canyon Rd. 100 yards east of S. Depew St. you will see where the Massey Draw Regional Trail intersects The Columbine Trail.
From the intersection of S. Wadsworth Blvd. and W. Chatfield Ave., head north on S. Wadsworth Blvd. ¾ mile to W. David Dr. The western route is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of W. David Dr. and S. Wadsworth Blvd. This is also the west end of Wayside Meadows Park.
From east to west
Millbrook, Columbine Hills, Columbine Knolls South and Columbine Knolls Estates