Best Walking in Colorado

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

  • #1 Royal Arch Trail

    12 Reviews

    Boulder County, CO

    Royal Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Boulder County, Colorado. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 6,090 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of ...
    •  0.9 miles

    Royal Arch Trail is a hiking trail in Boulder County, Colorado. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 6,090 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #2 Booth Lake Trail

    17 Reviews

    Eagles Nest Wilderness Area, CO

    Booth Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Eagle County, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest and Eagles Nest Wilderness Area. It is two miles long and begins at 8,439 feet altitude. ...
    •  2.0 miles

    Booth Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Eagle County, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest and Eagles Nest Wilderness ...

  • #3 Lost Lake Trail

    11 Reviews

    Roosevelt National Forest, CO

    Lost Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Boulder County, Colorado. It is within Roosevelt National Forest. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 9,620 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 ...
    •  0.7 miles

    Lost Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Boulder County, Colorado. It is within Roosevelt National Forest. It is 0.7 miles long ...

  • #4 Maxwell Falls Bluffs Trail

    12 Reviews

    Arapaho National Forest, CO

    Maxwell Falls Bluffs Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Jefferson County, Colorado. It is within Arapaho National Forest. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 7,748 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  2.4 miles

    Maxwell Falls Bluffs Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Jefferson County, Colorado. It is within Arapaho National Forest. ...

  • #5 Switzerland Trail Colorado & North Western R. R.

    11 Reviews

    Roosevelt National Forest, CO

    Switzerland Trail Colorado & North Western R.. is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Boulder County, Colorado. It is within Roosevelt National Forest. It is 7.9 miles long and begins at 8,655 ...
    •  7.9 miles

    Switzerland Trail Colorado & North Western R.. is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Boulder County, Colorado. It is within ...

  • #6 Barr Lake Trail

    14 Reviews

    Adams County, CO

    Barr Lake Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Adams County, Colorado. It is 10.2 miles long and begins at 5,102 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.7 miles with a total ...
    •  10.2 miles

    Barr Lake Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Adams County, Colorado. It is 10.2 miles long and begins at 5,102 ...

  • #7 Herman Gulch Trail

    9 Reviews

    Arapaho National Forest, CO

    Herman Gulch Trail is a hiking trail in Clear Creek County, Colorado. It is within Arapaho National Forest. It is 3.2 miles long and begins at 10,299 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  3.2 miles

    Herman Gulch Trail is a hiking trail in Clear Creek County, Colorado. It is within Arapaho National Forest. It is 3.2 miles ...

  • #8 Gem Lake Trail

    12 Reviews

    Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

    Gem Lake Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Larimer County, Colorado. It is within Rocky Mountain National Park. It is 4.2 miles long and begins at 7,856 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  4.2 miles

    Gem Lake Trail is a hiking and horse trail in Larimer County, Colorado. It is within Rocky Mountain National Park. It is ...

  • #9 Bear Lake Trail

    9 Reviews

    Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

    Bear Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Larimer County, Colorado. It is within Rocky Mountain National Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 9,454 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...
    •  0.6 miles

    Bear Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Larimer County, Colorado. It is within Rocky Mountain National Park. It is 0.6 miles ...

  • #10 Hanging Lake Trail

    8 Reviews

    Garfield County, CO

    Hanging Lake Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Garfield County, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 6,120 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  1.5 miles

    Hanging Lake Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Garfield County, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It ...

  • #11 Prospect Lake at Memorial Park, Colorado Springs

    0 Reviews

    Colorado Springs, CO

    This urban lake setting is home to squirrels that stand up and beg, and flocks of ducks and Canada geese that liven up the shoreline. Local folklore also says that at times the lake has been ...
    •  30 minutes
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    This urban lake setting is home to squirrels that stand up and beg, and flocks of ducks and Canada geese that liven up the ...

  • #12 Grays Peak Trail

    5 Reviews

    Arapaho National Forest, CO

    Grays Peak Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Clear Creek County, Colorado. It is within Arapaho National Forest. It is 3.6 miles long and begins at 11,244 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  3.6 miles

    Grays Peak Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Clear Creek County, Colorado. It is within Arapaho National Forest. It is ...

  • #13 Sloan Lake Park

    1 Reviews

    Denver, CO

    Sloan Lake is the glassy centerpiece of Sloan Lake Park, a large preserve on the western edge of Denver. This land was once arid prairie, traversed only by a stagecoach and wagon track that connected ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Sloan Lake is the glassy centerpiece of Sloan Lake Park, a large preserve on the western edge of Denver. This land was once ...

  • #14 16th Street Mall, Denver

    0 Reviews

    Denver, CO

    This walk explores the 16th Street Mall, a mile-long pedestrian mall that stretches along 16th St. from Broadway to Market Street. Renovated stone and brick buildings, outdoor cafes and superb ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  2.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This walk explores the 16th Street Mall, a mile-long pedestrian mall that stretches along 16th St. from Broadway to Market ...

  • #15 Lily Pad Trail #50

    6 Reviews

    Eagles Nest Wilderness Area, CO

    Lily Pad Trail #50 is a hiking trail in Summit County, Colorado. It is within Eagles Nest Wilderness Area and White River National Forest. It is 2.6 miles long and begins at 9,790 feet altitude. ...
    •  2.6 miles

    Lily Pad Trail #50 is a hiking trail in Summit County, Colorado. It is within Eagles Nest Wilderness Area and White River ...

  • #16 Castlewood Canyon State Park

    4 Reviews

    Denver, CO

    With 19 inches of rainfall annually, the park harbors groves of ponderosa pine and Douglas-fir on north-facing slopes. Quaking aspens, growing far below their normal 8,000- to 10,000-foot range, ...
    •  3 hours
    •  2.04 miles
    •  Guide

    With 19 inches of rainfall annually, the park harbors groves of ponderosa pine and Douglas-fir on north-facing slopes. Quaking ...

  • #17 Barr Trail

    9 Reviews

    Pike National Forest, CO

    Barr Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Manitou Springs, Colorado. It is within Pike National Forest. It is 11.5 miles long and begins at 6,692 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is ...
    •  11.5 miles

    Barr Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Manitou Springs, Colorado. It is within Pike National Forest. It is 11.5 miles ...

  • #18 Bible Park

    1 Reviews

    Cherry Hills Village, CO

    Bible Park is the largest Denver park along the High Line Canal. It has picnic tables, sports fields, basketball courts, rest rooms, water, and a small, soothing, man-made waterfall just east ...
    •  30 minutes to 1.5 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Bible Park is the largest Denver park along the High Line Canal. It has picnic tables, sports fields, basketball courts, ...

  • #19 Apex Trail

    1 Reviews

    Golden, CO

    Located in the foothills above Golden, the Apex Trail is one in a network of trails that climb the east face of Lookout Mountain. The relatively low altitude makes this a great conditioning hike ...
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  5.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Located in the foothills above Golden, the Apex Trail is one in a network of trails that climb the east face of Lookout Mountain. ...

  • #20 Chihuahua Gulch Trail to Ruby Gulch

    6 Reviews

    Summit County, CO

    Chihuahua Gulch Trail to Ruby Gulch is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Summit County, Colorado. It is within White River National Forest. It is 3.3 miles long and begins at 10,461 feet altitude. ...
    •  3.3 miles

    Chihuahua Gulch Trail to Ruby Gulch is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Summit County, Colorado. It is within White River ...