Hikes in Colorado
Colorado is a phenomenal state for hiking. Rocky Mountain National Park has beautiful hikes. Currently, only a sampling of the state’s trails can be found on hikespeak.com. Most of the reviewed trails fall within Colorado National Monument, which is just a small piece of the Centennial State.
This collection of trails in Colorado lists the hikes from north to south. The table may also be sorted alphabetically or by distance to help you pick your next adventure. Each trail links to its own report complete with photos, maps, directions, and all the other information needed to locate and enjoy these hikes. Below the table is an interactive map with the location of each hike.
|Bear Lake Nature Trail
This easy hike takes a loop around Bear Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park, passing numerous views across the beautiful subalpine lake.
|Emerald Lake Trail
This hike tours a trio of lovely lakes in Rocky Mountain National Park, passing Nymph Lake and Dream Lake to find Emerald Lake cradled below 12,000-foot mountains and a glacier.
|Rattlesnake Gulch Trail
This hike in Eldorado Canyon State Park rises from a rugged and charming canyon to the ruins of an old hotel and an overlook facing mountains on the Continental Divide.
|Window Rock Trail
This hike in Colorado National Monument reaches a distinct point on the wall of Monument Canyon where a natural window appears just below the top of the cliff.
|Canyon Rim Trail
This hike in Colorado National Monument leaves Saddlehorn Visitor Center and travels along cliffs overlooking Monument Canyon.
|Alcove Nature Trail
This hike is less scenic than others in Colorado National Monument but offers information about its plants, animals, and geology.
This hike in Colorado National Monument visits an overlook near the Pipe Organs with an excellent view of Independence Monument and Monument Canyon.
|Monument Canyon Trail
This hike travels down into Monument Canyon to visit the tallest freestanding rock formation in Colorado National Monument.
|7 - 12 miles
|Coke Ovens Trail
This hike in Colorado National Monument visits a line of sandstone domes decorating the rim of Monument Canyon.
|Devils Kitchen Trail
This hike in Colorado National Monument crosses the bottom of No Thoroughfare canyon to a rock grotto surrounded by tall boulders.
Or explore hikes around Colorado National Monument on the Hike Finder Map