Lone Tree is fast-growing Denver suburb with the addition of the regional Charles Schwab campus and its 4000 new jobs along with the RidgeGate Town Center development and scheduled expansion of the light rail from downtown Denver. It’s hard to believe there is a specular off-road bike ride here. But, this Denver Realtor and my wife love to find hidden gems.
Biking The Suburbs Continues
Wendy and I were looking for a ride in the suburbs that’s a little different. We often look towards Lone Henge from our home in a nearby suburb, Centennial.
This play on words is The Bluffs above Lone Tree. It provided the perfect destination for our Sunday morning ride. We love to discover the fabulous scenery thought the Denver suburbs from bikes as we tool down trails we have not previously discovered.
As usual we start out from Homestead in the Willows and head south along Willow Creek bike trail. It winds through our Willow Creek neighborhood exposing a side not seen from the streets. From there we cross under County Line Road and under C-470, Denver’s outer loop highway, and into Lone Tree. From there we were meander through Lone Tree past Lone Tree Country Club and up into the southern area of Carriage Club neighborhood towards the north west corner of The Bluffs. The Bluffs is a large regional park crisscrossed with trails and scenery. There even views of the full front range mountains.
Bluffs Regional Park Above Lone Tree
As we roll along, we pass through Carriage Club and the newer homes in Heritage Estates. Those are monster homes in Lone Tree backing up to this magnificent park. From there, its on to Lincoln Park Ridge in Ridgegate and onto the Bluffs Trail.
Once on the Bluffs Trail, we usually circle the entire Mesa and take advantage of the views out both of the fingers and take a few photographs look at the skyline and then move south along the trail towards Lone Henge.
The view overlooking Lone Tree, the Denver Tech Center Business Park, Inverness Meridian and down the I 25 Corridor into the Denver Tech Center is truly an amazing.
This most recent ride up to Lone Tree provided us a little bit of a chill and wind blowing it up 5 to 10 miles an hour so we found it very refreshing to have Cabella’s Superstore for outdoor enthusiasts at the bottom of the hill. I love Cabella’s and we were able to get a hot cup of Java. Then, we hopped back on our bikes and retraced our steps back to the house.
A lot of people in the Lycra set as I call them love to hop on their bikes and race with traffic. For me, I like to be on the bike trails away from traffic safe and secure knowing that cars are not going to hit me. That’s what biking in the burbs is all about. Its all part the lifestyle in our fabulous Denver suburbs. I don’t just sell homes. I like to introduce people to our lifestyles. That’s a big part of being a good Denver Realtor. Share and share alike.