Top Spots

Kendrick Reservoir Loop

Lakewood, Colorado

1.02 mi / 59 ft gain

Garfield Lake Loop

Denver, Colorado

0.91 mi / 30 ft gain

Bear Creek Trail to Stone House Trail Loop

Lakewood, Colorado

3.23 mi / 141 ft gain

Bear Creek Greenbelt Lakewood Trail

Denver, Colorado

3.25 mi / 85 ft gain

Sloan Lake Loop

Edgewater, Colorado

2.7 mi / 39 ft gain

Crown Hill Outer Loop

Wheat Ridge, Colorado

2.34 mi / 56 ft gain

Crown Hill Lake Loop

Wheat Ridge, Colorado

1.3 mi / 26 ft gain

Green Mountain and Hayden Trail Loop

Lakewood, Colorado

3.25 mi / 709 ft gain

Hike The Green Mountain Trail

Lakewood, Colorado

6.5 mi / 1180 ft gain

Places to stay

Arvada, Colorado

Mountain Marvel | Large Deck with Gorgeous Views

From $220 / night

Sedalia, Colorado

Indian Creek Equestrian Campground

Black Hawk, Colorado

Cold Springs

Boulder, Colorado

Boulder A-Lodge Cabin

From $149 / night

Boulder, Colorado

Boulder A-Lodge Hostel

From $39 / night

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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