The Greenway Foundation is a Denver-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that has led efforts, since 1974, to reclaim the South Platte River and its tributaries from a virtual cesspool to a place of environmental and recreational pride.
Since 1974, The Greenway Foundation has led efforts to:
  • Reclaim the South Platte River and its tributaries from a virtual cesspool to a place of environmental and recreational pride
  • Construct more than 100 miles of hiking and biking trails
  • Create 20+ parks and natural areas
  • Design and build numerous whitewater boat chutes
  • Vastly improve the health of the South Platte River Watershed and its habitats
  • Provide environmental education to more than 70,000 school children
  • Employ more than 100 teenagers in youth employment programs
  • Host numerous community events, and annual volunteer river clean up days
  • Help create over $100 million of green improvement to the South Platte River and its tributaries, facilitating over 10 billion in residential and commercial development throughout the Denver Metro area.

 

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