Best hiking trails in Denver

Check out the top hiking trails in Denver, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Lookout Mountain Park
1. Lookout Mountain Park
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21 local reviews
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Alisa
This hiking trail goes up 2000ft in the center of Golden and is a great place to hike, run, or mountain bike. …
Rich
This mountain-top oasis offers gentle hiking trails past ponderosa pines and through meadows, affording panora…
Brad
See Buffalo Bill's grave and visit the museum to learn about him and his Wild West Show. Hiking trails, Mothe…
1. Lookout Mountain Park
1. Lookout Mountain Park
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21 local reviews
Alisa
Alisa
This hiking trail goes up 2000ft in the center of Golden and is a great place to hike, run, or mountain bike. Road cyclists can go up the r…
Rich
Rich
This mountain-top oasis offers gentle hiking trails past ponderosa pines and through meadows, affording panoramic views of the Denver metro …
Brad
Brad
See Buffalo Bill's grave and visit the museum to learn about him and his Wild West Show. Hiking trails, Mother Cabrini Shrine, and Nature C…
2. Matthews / Winters Park
2. Matthews / Winters Park
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15 local reviews
1103 County Road 93, Golden
+1 303-271-5925
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Grant
Hiking trail system for hikes for mountain bike rides. Near Red Rocks Ampitheater
Kodie
Great hiking trail near Red Rocks and easy 20 minute drive up the road.
Kodie
Great hiking trail near Red Rocks and easy 20 minute drive up the road.
2. Matthews / Winters Park
2. Matthews / Winters Park
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15 local reviews
1103 County Road 93, Golden
+1 303-271-5925
Grant
Grant
Hiking trail system for hikes for mountain bike rides. Near Red Rocks Ampitheater
Kodie
Kodie
Great hiking trail near Red Rocks and easy 20 minute drive up the road.
Kodie
Kodie
Great hiking trail near Red Rocks and easy 20 minute drive up the road.
3. Roxborough State Park
3. Roxborough State Park
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15 local reviews
4751 Roxborough Drive, Littleton
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+1 303-973-3959
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Mickki
This State Park is a hidden gem, with several hiking trails of all levels, easy parking, and excellent views o…
David & Gaylyn
Beautiful hiking trails. Hike up to Carpenter's Peak for some great views.
McKayla
Wonderful hikes for all levels. Beautiful.
3. Roxborough State Park
3. Roxborough State Park
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15 local reviews
4751 Roxborough Drive, Littleton
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+1 303-973-3959
Mickki
Mickki
This State Park is a hidden gem, with several hiking trails of all levels, easy parking, and excellent views of red rock formations. State P…
David & Gaylyn
David & Gaylyn
Beautiful hiking trails. Hike up to Carpenter's Peak for some great views.
McKayla
McKayla
Wonderful hikes for all levels. Beautiful.
4. Mount Falcon Park East Trailhead
4. Mount Falcon Park East Trailhead
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13 local reviews
3852 Vine Street, Morrison
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+1 303-271-5925
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Sally
Great easy / moderate hiking trail.
Adam
If you want a nearby hiking trail with a great view of Denver, Mt. Falcon is a good spot.
Ari
This Hiking trail is just outside of Denver, about 30 minutes away from the house and offers views of Denver a…
4. Mount Falcon Park East Trailhead
4. Mount Falcon Park East Trailhead
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13 local reviews
3852 Vine Street, Morrison
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+1 303-271-5925
Sally
Sally
Great easy / moderate hiking trail.
Adam
Adam
If you want a nearby hiking trail with a great view of Denver, Mt. Falcon is a good spot.
Ari
Ari
This Hiking trail is just outside of Denver, about 30 minutes away from the house and offers views of Denver and of the Rockies.
5. Maxwell Falls Lower Trail
5. Maxwell Falls Lower Trail
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6 local reviews
7627 South Brook Forest Road, Evergreen
+1 970-295-6600
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Andy
Another great hiking trail very closeby
Jennifer
Located a few miles from the Lone Moose Lodge Maxwell falls is a great hiking trail!
Andy
Another great hiking trail very closeby
5. Maxwell Falls Lower Trail
5. Maxwell Falls Lower Trail
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6 local reviews
7627 South Brook Forest Road, Evergreen
+1 970-295-6600
Andy
Andy
Another great hiking trail very closeby
Jennifer
Jennifer
Located a few miles from the Lone Moose Lodge Maxwell falls is a great hiking trail!
Andy
Andy
Another great hiking trail very closeby
6. Golden
6. Golden
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21 local reviews
Golden, Golden
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Ryan & Maia
Ask a local bike shop for a trail map or download a trail maps app to your phone (Trailforks and MTB Project a…
Wendy
Golden is a great town that offers hiking trails, parks,kayaking, paved and mountain biking trails, shopping,r…
Amy
If you want to step into a small mountain town scene without leaving the front range, make the short journey t…
6. Golden
6. Golden
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21 local reviews
Golden, Golden
Ryan & Maia
Ryan & Maia
Ask a local bike shop for a trail map or download a trail maps app to your phone (Trailforks and MTB Project are my favorites). There are l…
Wendy
Wendy
Golden is a great town that offers hiking trails, parks,kayaking, paved and mountain biking trails, shopping,restaurants,bars, tours through…
Amy
Amy
If you want to step into a small mountain town scene without leaving the front range, make the short journey to the Historic streets of Gold…
7. Green Mountain
7. Green Mountain
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6 local reviews
Green Mountain, Lakewood
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Sam
System of mini-hiking trails in the foothills.
Jon Jax
I trail run Green Mountain very often and is the closest foothill to Downtown. You can quickly get away here w…
Anne
A hike that is close to Denver and has great views of downtown from the top. Bring water, a snack and remember…
7. Green Mountain
7. Green Mountain
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6 local reviews
Green Mountain, Lakewood
Sam
Sam
System of mini-hiking trails in the foothills.
Jon Jax
Jon Jax
I trail run Green Mountain very often and is the closest foothill to Downtown. You can quickly get away here with short hiking trails to the…
Anne
Anne
A hike that is close to Denver and has great views of downtown from the top. Bring water, a snack and remember that our temperature drops qu…
8. Red Rocks
8. Red Rocks
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315 local reviews
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Lia
Not only one of Colorado's most magical wonders, but also unarguably one of America's most sought after music …
Ryan And Melanie
Carved from towering red rock monuments, Red Rocks Amphitheatre & Park is one of the world's most renowned con…
Josh
One of the most iconic concert venues in the world, and for a very good reason. If you're able to catch a sho…
8. Red Rocks
8. Red Rocks
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315 local reviews
Lia
Lia
Not only one of Colorado's most magical wonders, but also unarguably one of America's most sought after music venues. Red Rocks Amphitheatre…
Ryan And Melanie
Ryan And Melanie
Carved from towering red rock monuments, Red Rocks Amphitheatre & Park is one of the world's most renowned concert venues and has hosted eve…
Josh
Josh
One of the most iconic concert venues in the world, and for a very good reason. If you're able to catch a show when you're in town you won'…
9. Maxwell Falls Overlook
9. Maxwell Falls Overlook
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2 local reviews
Maxwell Falls Overlook
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Georg & Tara
Gorgeous hiking trail with incredible views of the valley below. The trail brings you right past a huge waterf…
Bekah
This is a great hiking trail...very easy to hike with a reward of seeing and hearing the falls.
Georg & Tara
Gorgeous hiking trail with incredible views of the valley below. The trail brings you right past a huge waterf…
9. Maxwell Falls Overlook
9. Maxwell Falls Overlook
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2 local reviews
Maxwell Falls Overlook
Georg & Tara
Georg & Tara
Gorgeous hiking trail with incredible views of the valley below. The trail brings you right past a huge waterfall as well! You can start the…
Bekah
Bekah
This is a great hiking trail...very easy to hike with a reward of seeing and hearing the falls.
Georg & Tara
Georg & Tara
Gorgeous hiking trail with incredible views of the valley below. The trail brings you right past a huge waterfall as well! You can start the…