Top Spots

Mitchell Creek Canyon Trail

Castle Rock, Colorado

2.9 mi / 259 ft gain

Hidden Mesa Trail via Cherry Creek Trail Loop

Franktown, Colorado

6.62 mi / 597 ft gain

Rim Rock Trail to Creek Trail Loop

Franktown, Colorado

4.6 mi / 620 ft gain

Cherry Creek Trail Loop

Franktown, Colorado

1.93 mi / 256 ft gain

Hike the Creek Bottom Trail

Franktown, Colorado

5.0
4.1 mi

Hike the Rim Rock Trail

Franktown, Colorado

4.98 mi

Hike the Rim Rock / Creek Bottom Trail Loop

Franktown, Colorado

5.0
4.54 mi

Hidden Mesa Trail to Cherry Creek Trail

Castle Rock, Colorado

6.71 mi / 495 ft gain

Hidden Mesa Trail via S Pleasant View Drive

Castle Rock, Colorado

2.74 mi / 131 ft gain

Places to stay

Sedalia, Colorado

Indian Creek Equestrian Campground

Sedalia, Colorado

Lone Rock Campground (Co)

Woodland Park, Colorado

Manitou Lake Pavilion

Woodland Park, Colorado

Painted Rocks

Woodland Park, Colorado

Pike Community

Woodland Park, Colorado

South Meadows

Guides and stories

10 Must-Do Summer Backpacking Trips near Denver

The Outbound Collective

Weekend Excursion: 72 Hours In Denver (Winter Edition)

Eric Schuette

7 Family Friendly Adventures Near Denver

Sara Sheehy

Top 10 Gear Picks from Outdoor Retailer Winter Market 2018

Liam McNally

With VF move, Denver cements itself as a leader in the outdoor recreation economy

Kyle Frost

The Dogs of Outdoor Retailer Summer 2018

Kristi Teplitz

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