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:
Fort Collins (7), Boulder (6), Colorado Springs (6), Salida (6), Evergreen (5), Buena Vista (5)

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