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  • El Paso County, Colorado

    Top Spots in and near El Paso County

    • Littleton, Colorado

      Snowshoe Deer Creek Canyon Park

      5.1 mi / 1250 ft gain
      Deer Creek Canyon Park offers up to 13 miles of wind-sheltered trails perfect for enjoying after a fresh snow. The Plymouth Mountain Trail offers steep climbs and big views while Homesteader Trail offers the best forest scenery in the Denver area. The recommended route is Plymouth Creek Trail to ...
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    • Littleton, Colorado

      Hike the Meadowlark Plymouth Trail

      4.0
      6 mi / 1197 ft gain
      From the parking lot, you can take the Meadowlark trail to the west or the Plymouth Creek Trail to the southeast. It does not matter which trail you take because it ends up becoming loop. For a more gradual slope up the hill, take the Meadowlark trail. After a little more than a mile, it intersec...
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    • Littleton, Colorado

      Golden Eagle Trail to Bill Couch Mountain

      5.0
      6.76 mi / 1509 ft gain
      Golden Eagle Trail to Bill Couch Mountain is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Indian Hills, Colorado.
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    • Jefferson, Colorado

      Backpack Lost Creek

      4.0
      5 mi
      I included a trail map of where I camped. There are many sites all throughout this area. From the Lost Park Campground Parking lot follow the Lost Creek for 2.4 miles. At the 1 mile mark was the best place that we found to cross the creek (there are two logs that make a bridge across the creek). ...
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    • Jefferson, Colorado

      Camping at Lost Park Campground

      4.5
      This campground is a great spot to crash at before heading out on a backpacking trip through the Lost Creek Wilderness but serves as an amazing campground itself. The area immediately surrounding the campground is beautiful. There are 12 campsites that can accomodate two vehicles per site and eac...
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    • Jefferson, Colorado

      Trek through Granite Pillars on Bison Peak

      12.4 mi / 4000 ft gain
      Bison peak sits 2 hours from Denver in the mountains of the Lost Creek Wilderness. To reach the 12,431 ft. summit you'll start in low density ponderosa forest at 8,750 ft on crushed granite trail. Early starts are recommended in the summer months as the trail's high albedo can make for an extreme...
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    • Aurora, Colorado

      Walk the Cherry Creek Dog Off-Leash Area

      4.5
      3 mi
      Cherry Creek Dog-Off Leash Area is an extended part of Cherry Creek State Park and encompasses 107 acres of fenced-in play area. Within the park there is a 3 mile loop trail that takes you through the trees and along the Cherry Creek. What makes this park so great is the several access points to ...
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    • Littleton, Colorado

      Hike the Coyote Song-Swallow Trail Loop

      3.8
      3 mi / 350 ft gain
      We all love to live our weekends to the fullest, but say you're itching for an adventure and it's midweek with the weekend still a good 3 or 4 days away? South Valley Park is the place to go if you're looking for an after-work adventure or just don't feel like driving too far from the city. A sho...
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    • 4402 Garden Park Road, Colorado

      Mountain Bike at Oil Well Flats

      13 mi / 1200 ft gain
      The Basics: Picture this: Winter on Colorado's Front Range. It snowed yesterday. You're stir crazy because today it's 60 degrees and sunny outside, but the trails are a muddy mess! Cue Oil Well Flats. Located just an hour outside of Colorado Springs, this trail network rarely sees precipitation, ...
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    • Conifer, Colorado

      Elk Falls Loop

      3.5
      12.76 mi / 1893 ft gain
      Begin on Staunton Ranch Trail for 3.3 miles. Switch to Bugling Elk Trail for the next 1.1 miles, then to Lion's Back Trail for the last mile to the overlook. From here, you can create the loop by backtracking to the Chimney Rock Trail, which then connects with the Elk Falls Trail. To head back to...
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    • Conifer, Colorado

      Davis Ponds Trail

      4.0
      2.31 mi / 295 ft gain
      Davis Ponds Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Conifer, Colorado.
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    • Bailey, Colorado

      Payne Creek Trail via Brookside McCurdy Trailhead

      4.5
      17.98 mi / 3773 ft gain
      Day 1: Park at the Payne Creek/Brookside Trailhead (8,040 ft.) right outside Bailey. You'll go on the trail for about a mile before the trail parts to Craig Meadows or Craig Park. If you start this in the nighttime, it's best to camp before you part ways on the trail as it's a little more spaciou...
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    • Penrose, Colorado

      Phantom Canyon Road

      29.51 mi / 4852 ft gain
      Phantom Canyon Road is a point-to-point trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Penrose, Colorado.
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    • Conifer, Colorado

      Upper Maxwell Falls Trail

      1.11 mi / 135 ft gain
      Upper Maxwell Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail, which is the shortest and most direct route to Maxwell Falls located near Conifer, Colorado. If you're looking for a little longer trail, check out this Maxwell Falls adventure for a roughly 4-mile loop hike. 
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    • Morrison, Colorado

      Hike Mount Falcon

      4.0
      3.7 mi
      Just a short drive from Denver up US-285 sits Mount Falcon Park, a 2,248 acre open space park managed by Jefferson County. With over 12 miles of hiking trails and stunning views of Denver and the Front Range, this park is perfect for getting in a quick adventure when you don’t feel like driving t...
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    • Evergreen, Colorado

      Maxwell Falls

      3.4
      3.95 mi / 928 ft gain
      Located just outside of Evergreen, this beginner hike is a great escape from the city for a few hours. There are three different options to hike to the falls: Maxwell Falls Lower Trail (4 miles), Upper Maxwell Falls Trail (1.1 miles), and Maxwell Falls Bluffs Cliffside Trail Loop (5 miles). On th...
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