Hiking Colorado Guide Book

by Maryann Gaug, Revised by Sandy Heise (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Colorado  by Maryann Gaug, Revised by Sandy Heise

408pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 9781493014194

From mountainous trails to scenic paths, Hiking Colorado, Fourth Edition, provides readers with a comprehensive guide to Colorado's many hikes. With updated maps and photography, reviser Sandy Heise leads readers through Colorado's many exciting outdoor adventures. Using GPS coordinates and detailed maps of each route, Hiking Colorado is the most complete and accessible hiking guide available.

© Fourth Edition Maryann Gaug, Revised by Sandy Heise/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Hiking Colorado" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 51.
... Preview: Aiken Canyon harbors a rich diversity of life where plains and foothills converge. This nature preserve is home to bear, mountain lion, elk, mule deer, fox, squirrels, rattlesnakes, and over one hundr ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Canon City, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: This hike follows the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail south from Wolf Creek Pass to Alberta Peak. It climbs through a pleasant spruce-fir forest and passes near a ski lift at Wolf Creek Ski A ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
South Fork, CO - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: The figure-eight trail through Paint Mines Interpretive Park is a real treat! The trail winds through shortgrass and midgrass prairie, where you can see blue grama, Colorado's state grass. Chokecherry ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Idaho Springs, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: This hike climbs to the west summit of Black Mountain, a volcanic plateau in the Elkhead Mountains. The trail first winds through an aspen forest with vegetation so thick at times that you might feel ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Craig, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: Mount Goliath Natural Area contains subalpine and alpine ecosystems along Mount Evans Road. The M. Walter Pesman Trail (Trail 50) winds and climbs through an ancient bristlecone pine forest (some tree ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Idaho Springs, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: This hike takes you into an easily accessible canyon in the Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness Area. The trail first crosses open high-desert country of rabbitbrush, junipers, and other thorny plants. I ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Fruita, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 6.9
... Preview: This pleasant hike loops along Cascade Falls Trail and Portland Trail in Ouray's Amphitheater area. The trail offers nice views of surrounding mountains, jagged cliffs, and mining operations. The hi ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Ouray, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.8
... Preview: Coyote Trail winds past limestone caves, through a lush riparian and forested area, then above for a birds-eye view of Rifle Falls. Kids of all ages will love exploring the caves. Bring a flashlight f ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Rifle, CO - Fishing,Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: This hike takes you into an easily accessible canyon in the Black Ridge Canyons Wilderness Area.The trail first crosses open high-desert country of rabbitbrush, junipers, and other thorny plants. It t ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Fruita, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 6.9
... Preview: The hike to Devils Lake is a great warm-up or trial hike for anyone wanting to climb the 14,000-foot peaks near Lake City. The elevation gain is similar but at lower altitude. For those wishing a shor ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Lake City, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 13.6
... Preview: Middle Frisco Trail follows sparkling, gurgling Middle San Francisco Creek and its tributaries up to San Francisco Lakes. Starting among stands of ponderosa pine and Douglas fir, the trail slowly gain ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Del Norte, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.9
... Preview: The First Fork Trail follows a sparkling little creek up to Missionary Ridge northeast of Durango. Although parts of this forest burned in 2002, the vegetation is lush and trees are growing again. The ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Durango, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Gates of Lodore Nature Trail takes you through semidesert shrubland to a viewpoint near the Gates of Lodore. Here the Green River cuts through the Uinta Mountains, creating the Canyon of the Lodore, a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Craig, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: The hike up lush Bear Canyon takes you past tilted flatirons and interesting rock formations. Occasionally a view of the high plains to the east opens up. An old wagon road (not obvious) carried ore f ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.8
... Preview: The Granite Lakes Trail first wanders along the Fryingpan River, meandering up and down through thick forest and around some interesting granitic formations. The first 3.3 miles are fairly gentle.Turn ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Basalt, CO - Fishing,Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 13.6
... Preview: This hike takes you to the historic stone shelter on Notch Mountain for a fantastic view of Mount of the Holy Cross. The trail starts gently, passing through spruce-fir forest with occasional glimpses ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Minturn, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 10.8
... Preview: The Homestead and Arch Rock Trails travel across a variety of landforms and through human history. Rock art from 2,000 years ago to the modern era is pecked and painted onto canyon walls. An equinox c ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Idaho Springs, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.5
... Preview: The Jud Wiebe Trail climbs up and across the hill north of Telluride between Butcher and Cornet Creeks. Although short, it has its steep moments as very precipitous mountains surround Telluride. Thi ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Telluride, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: Lory State Park is a hiker’s dream, with many trails designated “foot only.” Situated next to Horsetooth Reservoir, trails climb into the nearby montane foothills with ponderosa pine and Douglas fir ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Laporte, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.6
... Preview: Follow traces of an old wagon road to the Shipler Mine, Shipler cabins, and the Lulu City site. Lodgepole pine and spruce-fir trees line this family-friendly trail. Hiking early in the morning or in t ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 7.4