Best Fitness in Colorado

Looking for the best fitness in Colorado? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Colorado. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

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  • Hike to Maxwell Falls

    Located just outside of Evergreen, this is 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 Falls Trail (0.5 miles), and Cliff Trail L...

    4 miles 644 ft gain

  • Hike Royal Arch

    Royal Arch Trail climbs up Boulder's famous Chautauqua Park to an archway formed by sandstone rocks that tower over thirty feet high.Start at the Chautauqua Trail Station by the Ranger Station, and continue up Bluebell Road for 0.7 miles. You will...

  • Hike Panorama Point at Corwina Park

    Jefferson County, the "Gateway to the Rockies" has dozens of great parks and trails. One of the best, however, is often overlooked, as it is sandwiched between bigger and more popular parks. Corwina Park is a small section located off Hwy. 74, nea...

    2.7 miles 640 ft gain

  • Run the Famous Manitou Incline

    If you're ready for a fitness challenge like no other, look no further than the Manitou Incline. The trail climbs the remnants of an old cog railway bed, gaining 2000 feet of elevation in less than a mile. Busy all year round, the popular trail is...

    3.7 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Hike to Upper Ice Lake

    From the Ice Lakes trailhead begin hiking through a meadow that quickly enters the forest and begins to climb. The trail will climb ~1,600 feet in the next two miles. As the trail climbs there is a scenic waterfall just over .5 miles, it is worth ...

    7.5 miles 2430 ft gain

  • Hike to the 1st Flatiron

    Starting at the ever-popular and ever-populated Chautauqua Trailhead, take the main trail (a highway version of a dirt trail) straight towards the Flatirons. Continue going straight passed the Ski Jump trail to your right (0.2 mi.), then at a cros...

    2.4 miles 1422 ft gain

  • Hike Bear Peak

    The best advice I can give you? Wake up early to start this hike.Even though the Bear Peak hike will only take you about 4-5 hours round trip, it will still be advantageous to get off the mountain before afternoon and evening storms might pass thr...

    7 miles 2810 ft gain

  • Hike to Savage Lakes

    The majority of this hike traverses through the beautiful forest that is part of the Holy Cross Wilderness. No significant views are to be had until you've climbed 1,200 ft over 2.5 miles and reach lower Savage Lake. The trail is easy enough to fo...

    5 miles 1200 ft gain

  • Hike Mount Sanitas & Settlers Park

    First off, these are two different hikes but both stem from the same parking lot and Settlers Park is a mere 5 minutes away from where you park so why not kill two birds with one stone?One of the more popular hikes in Boulder, Mount Sanitas is a 3...

    3.1 miles

  • Hike South Table Mountain

    Want to see a rainbow? Possibly some coyotes or other Colorado wildlife?This hike is full of twists and turns, mostly involving the trail, but also in surprises along the way.Drive into downtown Golden (grab some food if you're hungry) and then pa...

    3.3 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Hike or Bike Matthews/Winters Park

    Matthews/Winters Park, which is part of the Jefferson County Open Space system, is proof that you do not have to go far from the city to enjoy the mountains. Nestled in the foothills between Golden and Morrison just off I-70 and C-470, Matthews/Wi...

    4.5 miles

  • Hike Boulder's Skyline Traverse

    Have you ever reached the bottom of a hike with some friends and thought, 'That was nice, but I'd still like to hike more... a lot more.'? Then the Skyline Traverse is for you. Instead of hiking just Green Mountain or Bear Peak, the Skyline Trave...

    16.4 miles 6300 ft gain