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, ...
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) ...
A long day hike or overnighter to the upper basin of Willow Creek. This trail leads up ...
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 ...
This hike offers delightful wildflowers, a scenic lake, and gorgeous mountain views. It’s ...
We sort of stumbled upon this trail, and it turned out to be another favorite. How can ...
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 popular trail to one of Colorado’s easier 14,000-foot peaks with great summit views. ...
A steep and narrow valley up to high lakes surrounded by a steep cirque. From the trailhead, ...
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