Make Your Mark, But Leave No Trace

Welcome to The Colorado Hiker!

The Colorado Hiker is more than just a hiking website, it’s about creating hiking community. It contains an interactive hiking trail map and lots of hiking tips. The Colorado Hiker is your guide to the best Colorado hikes, including numerous hiking trail options near Denver and Colorado Springs. If you are looking for Colorado hiking trails, backpacking information, and landscape photography, then you’re in the right place. Colorado is an inspirational state. Our team is devoted to showcasing the Centennial State’s towering mountains, expansive plains, crystal-clear waters, colorful history, and open skies.

We also strive to educate people on recreation ethics, wilderness safety, and to foster awareness on why land conservation is such a necessity.

Each trail review includes: GPS locations, key characteristics, overall experience, safety tips, and a photo gallery. All of our trail reviews are now open to the community to review. We encourage our fellow hiking enthusiasts to leave comments and/or add your reviews. It is a great way to help keep each other up to date on the current conditions of the trails and share unique perspectives for each trail.

Whether you’re looking for a day hike near Denver, a multi-day backpacking trip in the San Juan Mountains, or a gentle family hike, The Colorado Hiker has it all.  For all of you winter hiking enthusiasts, we’ve made it easy to search for snowshoeing and cross country skiing trails.  You can also find information and photos for other areas we’ve visited, such as Cedar Mesa, Escalante, Wind River Range, Chaco Canyon, and the Kalalau Trail.

Live life to its fullest by enjoying some of the finest nature has to offer.  Happy Trails from The Colorado Hiker team!!!