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The Best Hiking in Manitou Springs

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

Top hiking spots in and near Manitou Springs

  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Hike Red Mountain

    2 mi / 750 ft gain
    The hike can be started from where the Intemann trail meets Ruxton Ave close to Iron Spring. For parking, you can park at one of the few pay-for parking along the street or park in town and take the bus up to the incline. The hike starts up what seems to be a driveway until you reach a small gate...
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  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Paul Intemann Nature Trail

    1.84 mi / 469 ft gain
    Paul Intemann Nature Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Red Mountain

    2.31 mi / 696 ft gain
    Red Mountain is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Walk to Rainbow Falls

    0.5 mi
    This waterfall was designated a historic site in 2016 due to its rich history dating back to the Native Americans and more recently the locals of Manitou Springs.  The bridge itself that crosses over the falls was created in the early 20th century and was an architectural marvel during the time. ...
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  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Iron Mountain via Intemann Trail

    4.41 mi / 1004 ft gain
    Iron Mountain via Intemann Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    UTE Indian Trail

    1.96 mi / 719 ft gain
    Ute Indian Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Red and Iron Mountains via Intemann Trail

    5.84 mi / 1558 ft gain
    Red and Iron Mountains via Intemann Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Manitou Springs Red Mountain Trail

    2.68 mi / 1109 ft gain
    Manitou Springs Red Mountain Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Barr Trail Day Trail

    6.01 mi / 2103 ft gain
    Barr Trail Day Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    The Incline Trail

    3.5 mi / 1893 ft gain
    The Incline Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Rocky Mountain Peak

    8.55 mi / 2612 ft gain
    Rocky Mountain Peak is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Mount Manitou via Barr Trail

    8.01 mi / 2828 ft gain
    Mount Manitou via Barr Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Barr Trail to Barr Camp

    12.38 mi / 3629 ft gain
    Barr Trail to Barr Camp is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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  • Cascade, Colorado

    Hike Barr Trail to Pikes Peak Summit

    5.0
    12 mi / 7400 ft gain
    Barr Trail is a 12 mile hike that travels the east face of Pikes Peak, from Manitou Springs (6700’) at the base, to the summit (14,115’). Because there are so many factors that can influence anyone’s experience of the trail (weather, fitness level, time of day, preparedness, etc.), and because ma...
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  • Manitou Springs, Colorado

    Lower Barr Trail to Eagle's Nest

    4.96 mi / 1929 ft gain
    Lower Barr Trail to Eagle's Nest is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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  • Colorado Springs, Colorado

    Scotsman Trail

    3.85 mi / 456 ft gain
    Scotsman Trail is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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