Backcountry Wilderness Area
The HRCA offers over 11 miles of natural surface, private trails, open to HRCA members and their accompanied guests. All HRCA Trails are located within the Backcountry Wilderness Area. The Douglas County East/West Regional Trail also runs through the Backcountry and adds an additional 12 miles of natural surface trails through the Backcountry.
The Highlands Ranch Metro District operates 22 parks, more than 70 miles of trails and 2,000 acres of natural open-space areas within the developed areas of Highlands Ranch. Park amenities include two skate parks, an outdoor inline hockey rink, four dog off-leash areas, eight lit public tennis courts, three lit ball fields, a historic park, and three community gardens.