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), Salida (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. Mount SanitasBoulder, Colorado
7. Waterdog LakesSalida, 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. Ginny TrailFort Collins, Colorado
25. Mueller State ParkDivide, Colorado
26. Rabbit Mountain LoopLyons, Colorado
27. Gem LakeEstas Park, Colorado
28. Mount YaleBuena Vista, Colorado
29. Lost Lake TrailBuena Vista, Colorado
30. Cherry Creek TrailDenver, Colorado
31. A-10Edwards, Colorado
32. Blue SkyFort Collins, Colorado
33. Boggy Draw LoopDolores, Colorado
34. Ceran Saint Vrain LoopJamestown, Colorado
35. Lion GulchLyons, Colorado
36. Midland Bike TrailBuena Vista, 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. Dedisse TrailEvergreen, Colorado
56. South Valley ParkLittleton, Colorado
57. St. Vrain State ParkFirestone, Colorado
58. Crosier MountainDrake, 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. Barr Lake State ParkBrighton, Colorado
70. Indian Creek LoopDenver, Colorado
71. St Mary's FallsColorado Springs, Colorado
72. Bear Creek Lake ParkLakewood, Colorado
73. SnodgrassCrested Butte, Colorado
74. Trading PostMorrison, Colorado
75. Roxborough State ParkRoxborough, Colorado
76. AqueductKeystone, Colorado
77. Edna Mae Bennet Nature TrailColorado Springs, Colorado
78. Flume LoopBreckenridge, Colorado
79. Marshall Mesa/Community DitchBoulder, Colorado
80. Fountain Creek Nature CenterFountain, Colorado
81. Walker RanchBoulder, Colorado
82. Barney Ford To MoonstoneBreckenridge, Colorado
83. Centennial Cone ParkIdaho Springs, Colorado
84. Ridgeline Open Space TrailCastle Rock, Colorado
85. Sourdough TrailNederland, Colorado
86. Boulder Valley RanchBoulder, Colorado
87. Heil Valley RanchBoulder, Colorado
88. Chatfield State ParkLittleton, Colorado
89. Buffalo Pass To Mountain View TrailSteamboat Springs, Colorado
90. Devil's Head StretchSedalia, Colorado
91. Kipp's LoopPalmer Lake, Colorado
92. Wheeler LoopFrisco/Breckenridge, Colorado
93. Doudy Draw TrailEldorado Springs, Colorado
94. Goat Camp CreekColorado Springs - Air Force Academy, Colorado
95. Lory State ParkFort Collins, Colorado
96. Bent's Old Fort National Historic SiteLa Junta, Colorado
97. Brockover MesaPagosa Springs, Colorado
98. Sylvan Lake State ParkEagle, Colorado
99. Mancos State ParkDolores, Colorado
100. Arkansas Headwaters Recreation AreaSalida, Colorado