Colorado is a hiker’s playground. From flat and easy, ADA accessible trails to strenuous hikes to mountain summits, you'll find a trail to enjoy. Even summit one—or all—of Colorado’s 54 14,000-foot peaks. The journey may be painful, but the views are unprecedented.
Going to Rocky and need help deciding on a trail? Read: Which Rocky Mountain National Park Trail Should I Hike?
Where is the Longs Peak trailhead? How long does it take to hike to the top? What are the biggest risks? When is the best time to hike Longs Peak?
This easy 2.7 mile hike passes by three named waterfalls and numerous smaller cascades and trickles along North St. Vrain Creek. Enter RMNP at the Wild Basin Entrance south of Estes Park.
There are gorgeous views all the way along the trail and a 300-degree view as your reward for reaching the top.
Hike 3 miles from the Glacier Gorge Trailhead to stroll past this waterfall and two lakes in Rocky Mountain National Park. Alberta Falls is only 0.8 miles in.
A moderate hike along Rocky Mountain National Park's Lumpy Ridge. You see unusual rock formations and a small lake with a beach.
Dominating the skyline, and topping out at 14,259 feet, Longs Peak is the ultimate adventure for enthusiastic hikers.
Even if you live by the phrase “take only photos; leave only footprints” when you’re outdoors, it still might seem counterintuitive to pack out food scraps and toilet paper.
Good footwear is essential. Stop by Lowa Boot’s demo center in the Estes Park area to test a pair of Lowa hiking boots.
Here are a slew of wildflower-rich hikes to get you started this spring. Two in the national park and two nearby.
Visit these popular trailheads for unforgettable hikes and vistas.
Hands down the most beautiful trail with the ugliest name. If the views don't take your breath away on this 1-mile round-trip hike, the elevation and incline will.
Hike three uncrowded trails in Rocky Mountain National Park: Sky Pond, Moraine Park to Bear Lake, and the Tonahutu Creek/North Inlet Loop
Find your perfect hiking trail in Rocky Mountain National Park by answering a few questions. Then view our personalized guide to the trail.
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