The Best Backpacking in Idaho Springs

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

  • Hike the Resthouse/Lincoln Lake Trail

    4.5
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  • Hike to Lower and Upper Chicago Lake

    4.5
    9.8 mi / 2390 ft gain
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  • Explore 'The Hidden Gems' of Loch Lomond

    4.6 mi / 950 ft gain
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  • Hiking James Peak (13,294')

    8.3 mi / 3000 ft gain
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  • Camp and Fish at Loch Lomond

    5.0
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  • ATV Leavenworth Creek Road (Guanella Pass)

    16.6 mi / 3655 ft gain
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  • Backpack to the 3 Crater Lakes

    5.0
    6.5 mi / 2100 ft gain
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  • Hiking to Heart and Rogers Peak Lakes

    4.8
    8.75 mi / 2200 ft gain
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  • Snowshoe to Broome Hut

    1.5 mi / 729 ft gain
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  • Hike the Silver Dollar Lake Trail

    5.0
    4 mi / 1060 ft gain
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  • Hike to the Lost Lakes via the Hessie Trail

    4 mi / 1000 ft gain
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  • Hike to King Lake

    5.0
    11 mi / 2500 ft gain
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  • Hiking the Indian Peaks Wilderness' Lost Lake

    4.3
    4.5 mi / 1000 ft gain
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  • Hike Rollins Pass to Devils Thumb

    2.1 mi / 622 ft gain
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  • Climbing Grays and Torreys Peaks

    4.1
    8.5 mi / 3600 ft gain
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  • Ski or Snowshoe Jones Pass

    4.0
    6 mi / 1600 ft gain
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