Denver Trails

Looking for hikes near Denver, multi-day trips deep in the mountains, or just for the latest outdoor news and events from Colorado? You'll find it all right here on our Denver local page.

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Denver's Top 5 Dayhikes

The best local trails, as selected by Denver Scout Heather Balogh Rochfort.

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Meet Stasia Callaghan, Backpacker's Denver Trail Scout

The writer and hiker shares her favorite local trails—and the one article of clothing she doesn't leave home without.

Trip Listings: Long Trail

Trip Listings: Day Hikes

Trip Listings: National Parks