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 (10), Boulder (7), Fort Collins (6), Evergreen (5), Golden (4), Buena Vista (4)

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