Best Backpacking in Colorado

This list represents the most popular backpacking in Colorado. Use this list to plan your next Colorado backpacking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

With 167 miles of trails, the Flat Tops Wilderness is quite conducive to long-distance ...
Hike this route, and your reward will be stunning vistas, abundant animal life, colorful ...
Barr Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Manitou Springs, Colorado. It is within Pike ...
High lakes in a broad valley with access to Spread Eagle Peak and Mount Marcy. From the ...
Wildflowers and a lovely creek with tiny pools and waterfalls make this hike extra special. ...
A rough road past a high lake to 13,000-foot Hermit Pass, with access to Hermit Peak, ...
The Maroon Bells–Snowmass Wilderness is one of the most popular wilderness areas in Colorado, ...
This is a popular trail to a very scenic high lake. A turnaround is available for parking ...
This is an easy hike and scramble to a beautiful summit. At Cordova Pass, turn left (north) ...
Wildlife and a scenic creek await you on the Turkey Creek Trail. Day hike the first few ...
A lesser-used trail with access to Cottonwood Lake, Crestone Peak, Crestone Needle, Broken ...
A good trail to a large, open upper valley with access to Little Horn Peak, Mount Adams, ...
Zapata Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Alamosa County, Colorado. It is 0.4 miles long ...
We sort of stumbled upon this trail, and it turned out to be another favorite. How can ...
This hike offers delightful wildflowers, a scenic lake, and gorgeous mountain views. It’s ...
Within the more than 600 miles it covers in the state of Colorado, the Continental Divide ...
Covering 469 miles in its journey from Denver to Durango, the Colorado Trail accesses ...
A good trail with access to two separate lakes, Tijeras Peak, Milwaukee Peak, Marble Mountain, ...
A steep and narrow valley up to high lakes surrounded by a steep cirque. From the trailhead, ...
This semiloop provides access to vast meadows and wildflowers. It is a great way to link ...
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