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 (5), Littleton (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. Chimney GulchGolden, Colorado
13. Gregory Canyon / ChautauquaBoulder, 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. Lost Lake TrailBuena Vista, Colorado
25. Rabbit Mountain LoopLyons, Colorado
26. Mueller State ParkDivide, Colorado
27. Ginny TrailFort Collins, Colorado
28. Gem LakeEstas Park, Colorado
29. Mount YaleBuena Vista, Colorado
30. Cherry Creek TrailDenver, Colorado
31. A-10Edwards, Colorado
32. Lion GulchLyons, Colorado
33. Midland Bike TrailBuena Vista, Colorado
34. Boggy Draw LoopDolores, Colorado
35. Loch Vale LakeRocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
36. Grey RockFort Collins, Colorado
37. The InclineManitou Springs, Colorado
38. Rampart ReservoirWoodland Park, Colorado
39. Strand HillCrested Butte, Colorado
40. DykeCrested Butte, Colorado
41. Mount Galbraith ParkGolden, Colorado
42. Ceran Saint Vrain LoopJamestown, Colorado
43. Estes ConeEstes Park, Colorado
44. 3 Sisters / AlderferEvergreen, Colorado
45. Maxwell FallsEvergreen, Colorado
46. Waterton CanyonLittleton, Colorado
47. Coyote RidgeFort Collins, Colorado
48. Evergreen MountainEvergreen, Colorado
49. Rocky Mountain National ParkEstes Park, Colorado
50. Dakota RidgeDenver, Colorado
51. White RanchGolden, Colorado
52. Green Mountain--William Frederick Hayden ParkDenver, Colorado
53. North Table MountainGolden, Colorado
54. South Valley ParkLittleton, Colorado
55. Crosier MountainDrake, Colorado
56. St. Vrain State ParkFirestone, Colorado
57. Dedisse TrailEvergreen, Colorado
58. Ken Caryl ValleyLittleton, Colorado
59. Peaks TrailBreckenridge, Colorado
60. Horsetooth Mountain ParkFort Collins, Colorado
61. Brown's Canyon WSANathrop, Colorado
62. Rainbow TrailSalida, Colorado
63. Palmer Lake ReservoirPalmer Lake, Colorado
64. Betasso PreserveBoulder, Colorado
65. Bear Creek Canyon LoopColorado Springs, Colorado
66. Meyer Ranch ParkAspen Park, Colorado
67. Seven Bridges TrailColorado Springs, Colorado
68. Indian Creek LoopDenver, Colorado
69. St Mary's FallsColorado Springs, Colorado
70. Barr Lake State ParkBrighton, Colorado
71. Bear Creek Lake ParkLakewood, Colorado
72. Edna Mae Bennet Nature TrailColorado Springs, Colorado
73. Marshall Mesa/Community DitchBoulder, Colorado
74. AqueductKeystone, Colorado
75. Flume LoopBreckenridge, Colorado
76. Trading PostMorrison, Colorado
77. Roxborough State ParkRoxborough, Colorado
78. Fountain Creek Nature CenterFountain, Colorado
79. Sourdough TrailNederland, Colorado
80. Walker RanchBoulder, Colorado
81. Centennial Cone ParkIdaho Springs, Colorado
82. Barney Ford To MoonstoneBreckenridge, Colorado
83. Ridgeline Open Space TrailCastle Rock, Colorado
84. Heil Valley RanchBoulder, Colorado
85. Wheeler LoopFrisco/Breckenridge, Colorado
86. Kipp's LoopPalmer Lake, Colorado
87. Blue SkyFort Collins, Colorado
88. Devil's Head StretchSedalia, Colorado
89. Buffalo Pass To Mountain View TrailSteamboat Springs, Colorado
90. Chatfield State ParkLittleton, Colorado
91. Boulder Valley RanchBoulder, Colorado
92. Apex ParkGolden, 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