The Best Hiking Trails in Colorado

Most Popular Colorado Hiking Trails

We've ranked the best places to hike in Colorado using our unique hiking trail popularity algorithm that accounts for the average rating and number of reviews for a trail, the number of people who have hiked or wish they could hike at that hiking trail. Sign up for a free account and vote for your favorite hiking trails by submitting a trail review or creating a hiking wishlist today!

New! Find the best hiking trails by city:
Colorado Springs (9), Boulder (7), Fort Collins (7), Evergreen (5), Buena Vista (5), Golden (4)

Rank Hiking Trail Location
1. Barr Trail (Pikes Peak)Manitou Springs, Colorado
2. Garden of the GodsColorado Springs, Colorado
3. ColumbineColorado Springs, Colorado
4. Great Sand Dunes National Park and PreserveMosca, Colorado
5. Castle GardensSalida, Colorado
6. Waterdog LakesSalida, Colorado
7. Sand Canyon TrailCortez, Colorado
8. Devils BackboneLoveland, Colorado
9. Mount SanitasBoulder, Colorado
10. Palmer ParkColorado Springs, Colorado
11. Mount Herman TrailMonument, Colorado
12. Round Mountain Summit TrailBig Thomson River Valley, Colorado
13. Gregory Canyon / ChautauquaBoulder, Colorado
14. Colorado National MonumentFruita, Colorado
15. Broken BoyfriendBuena Vista, Colorado
16. Chimney GulchGolden, Colorado
17. Bobcat RidgeMasonville, Colorado
18. Hewlett GulchFort Collins, Colorado
19. Elk MeadowEvergreen, Colorado
20. Poplar GulchBuena Vista, Colorado
21. Devil's Canyon Hiking AreaFruita, Colorado
22. Bear Creek Regional ParkColorado Springs, Colorado
23. Heiser To BarrColorado Springs, Colorado
24. Catamount TrailGreen Mountain Falls, Colorado
25. Black Cloud TrailLeadville, Colorado
26. Ginny TrailFort Collins, Colorado
27. Mueller State ParkDivide, Colorado
28. Rabbit Mountain LoopLyons, Colorado
29. Gem LakeEstas Park, Colorado
30. Mount YaleBuena Vista, Colorado
31. Lost Lake TrailBuena Vista, Colorado
32. Cherry Creek TrailDenver, Colorado
33. A-10Edwards, Colorado
34. Blue SkyFort Collins, Colorado
35. Boggy Draw LoopDolores, Colorado
36. Ceran Saint Vrain LoopJamestown, Colorado
37. Lion GulchLyons, Colorado
38. Midland Bike TrailBuena Vista, Colorado
39. Loch Vale LakeRocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
40. Grey RockFort Collins, Colorado
41. Rampart ReservoirWoodland Park, Colorado
42. The InclineManitou Springs, Colorado
43. Strand HillCrested Butte, Colorado
44. DykeCrested Butte, Colorado
45. Mount Galbraith ParkGolden, Colorado
46. 3 Sisters / AlderferEvergreen, Colorado
47. Estes ConeEstes Park, Colorado
48. Maxwell FallsEvergreen, Colorado
49. Waterton CanyonLittleton, Colorado
50. Coyote RidgeFort Collins, Colorado
51. Rocky Mountain National ParkEstes Park, Colorado
52. Evergreen MountainEvergreen, Colorado
53. Dakota RidgeDenver, Colorado
54. White RanchGolden, Colorado
55. Green Mountain--William Frederick Hayden ParkDenver, Colorado
56. North Table MountainGolden, Colorado
57. Dedisse TrailEvergreen, Colorado
58. South Valley ParkLittleton, Colorado
59. St. Vrain State ParkFirestone, Colorado
60. Crosier MountainDrake, Colorado
61. Ken Caryl ValleyLittleton, Colorado
62. Peaks TrailBreckenridge, Colorado
63. Horsetooth Mountain ParkFort Collins, Colorado
64. Brown's Canyon WSANathrop, Colorado
65. Rainbow TrailSalida, Colorado
66. Palmer Lake ReservoirPalmer Lake, Colorado
67. Betasso PreserveBoulder, Colorado
68. Bear Creek Canyon LoopColorado Springs, Colorado
69. Meyer Ranch ParkAspen Park, Colorado
70. Seven Bridges TrailColorado Springs, Colorado
71. Barr Lake State ParkBrighton, Colorado
72. Indian Creek LoopDenver, Colorado
73. St Mary's FallsColorado Springs, Colorado
74. Bear Creek Lake ParkLakewood, Colorado
75. SnodgrassCrested Butte, Colorado
76. Trading PostMorrison, Colorado
77. Roxborough State ParkRoxborough, Colorado
78. AqueductKeystone, Colorado
79. Edna Mae Bennet Nature TrailColorado Springs, Colorado
80. Flume LoopBreckenridge, Colorado
81. Marshall Mesa/Community DitchBoulder, Colorado
82. Fountain Creek Nature CenterFountain, Colorado
83. Walker RanchBoulder, Colorado
84. Barney Ford To MoonstoneBreckenridge, Colorado
85. Centennial Cone ParkIdaho Springs, Colorado
86. Ridgeline Open Space TrailCastle Rock, Colorado
87. Sourdough TrailNederland, Colorado
88. Boulder Valley RanchBoulder, Colorado
89. Chatfield State ParkLittleton, Colorado
90. Buffalo Pass To Mountain View TrailSteamboat Springs, Colorado
91. Devil's Head StretchSedalia, Colorado
92. Kipp's LoopPalmer Lake, Colorado
93. Wheeler LoopFrisco/Breckenridge, Colorado
94. Doudy Draw TrailEldorado Springs, Colorado
95. Heil Valley RanchBoulder, Colorado
96. Little Rainbow ExtensionSalida, Colorado
97. Goat Camp CreekColorado Springs - Air Force Academy, Colorado
98. Lory State ParkFort Collins, Colorado
99. Bent's Old Fort National Historic SiteLa Junta, Colorado
100. Brockover MesaPagosa Springs, Colorado