Hiking Colorado's Front Range Guide Book

by Bob D Antonio (Falcon Guides)
Hiking Coloradoand39;s Front Range  by Bob D Antonio

224pp/photos/maps/elevation charts
ISBN: 9780762770854

Lace up your boots and sample sixty of the finest trails that the northern foothills have to offer. Situated between low-lying plains and towering mountain peaks, the Front Range provides varied scenery and terrain. Choose from easy day hikes around Boulder, exhilarating summit ascents near Denver, wild-country explorations near FortCollins, picnic outings near Estes Park, and excursions with the kids around Colorado Springs.

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Trails from the "Hiking Colorado's Front Range" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 60.
... Preview: Situated below Lookout Mountain, and surrounded by ever-increasing urban sprawl, lies this beautiful piece of open space. Apex Park is a quick getaway into a beautiful deep gulch that offers hikers gr ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Pleasant View, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.3
... Preview: Wonderful hiking in a beautiful state park just west of Fort Collins. This loop takes you up to Arthur’s Rock, traveling over beautiful flower-filled hills, with views to the east of Horsetooth Reserv ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Livermore, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: As the name suggests, this is a short, scenic hike around and up to the top of Bald Mountain (7,160 feet). There are spectacular views of the Indian Peaks and the plains. It’s a great hike for the you ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Boulder, CO - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: A beautiful, easy hike along the shoreline of Barr Lake offers great views of the Indian Peaks and Rocky Mountain National Park. You can see for a hundred miles to the north and south along the Front ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Brighton, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.2
... Preview: This great hike heads up the lower section of the world-famous Barr Trail, which reaches the summit of Pikes Peak (14,115 feet), the highest mountain in the Colorado Springs area. This hike climbs the ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Manitou Springs, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.4
... Preview: This is a strenuous but great hike up to the summit of Bear Peak (8,461 feet), one of Boulder’s most visible landmarks. The Bear Peak Trail follows Bear Creek up beautiful Bear Canyon, then makes a st ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Marshall, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: This is a nice hike in the trees high above Clear Creek and Clear Creek Canyon. The Beaver Brook Trail runs in an east-to-west direction for 7 miles. Feel free to extend your mileage and hike as far a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Golden, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: On this beautiful hike up to the summit of Bergen Peak (9,708 feet), you can expect to see wildlife, wildflowers along the trail, and excellent views from on top. This is an excellent hike and a must- ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Evergreen, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.2
... Preview: The city of Boulder and the county of Boulder have done an amazing job of preserving lands in and around the city, and Betasso Preserve is one of the many open space lands that citizens of Boulder Cou ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Boulder, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: A wonderful day hike leads to Blue Lake in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. This short hike takes you up to a beautiful alpine lake surrounded by stunning alpine peaks. This is one of my favorite hi ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Ward, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: Fishing, wildlife viewing, and exceptional hiking can be found in the Button Rock Preserve, and this hike will allow you the opportunity to experience all of these activities. From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Lyons, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.9
... Preview: This is a great hike down into the Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park and to Calypso Cascades. Calypso Cascades is a beautiful, tumbling waterfall that drops more than 100 feet down a for ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Allenspark, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.2
... Preview: A beautiful trail passes through lodgepole pines along South Saint Vrain Creek. This excellent family hike offers good campsites, fishing, and access. It’s also a great spot for early summer wildflowe ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Fraser, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.2
... Preview: Chasm Lake lies nestled in a rocky alpine cirque below the towering summits of Longs Peak (14,255 feet) and Mount Meeker (13,911 feet), the two highest summits in Rocky Mountain National Park. The cir ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.4
... Preview: Though this is a short hike up to the rocky summit of Chief Mountain (11,709 feet), the trail gains over 1,100 feet in 1.5 miles. But once on top of Chief Mountain you are rewarded for all that hard w ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Idaho Springs, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: A steep hike leads into and up Chimney Gulch, located a mile from downtown Golden. Excellent views of Denver, the plains, and up Clear Creek Canyon can be seen from Windy Saddle. The trail climbs thro ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Golden, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: This trailhead, established in 2011, offers several options for hiking on the high prairie near the town of Superior. From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Superior, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.8
... Preview: This open space parcel just south of Castle Rock offers two short trails just above Plum Creek and I-25. Columbine Open Space provides a buffer from ever-encroaching growth along the I-25 corridor. From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Larkspur, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: Take a trip back into time. Dinosaurs roamed this land millions of years ago, and this hike takes you to the fossilized remains and footprints of these prehistoric animals via the Dakota Ridge Trail a ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Morrison, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: This great hike is within the city limits of Louisville. It offers great views to the Flatirons, the Indian Peaks, and Longs Peak to the north. Bring the dog; there is an enclosed dog run where your p ... From the guidebook "Hiking Colorado's Front Range"
Superior, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.3