Morrison, Colorado

Top Spots in and near Morrison

  • Golden, Colorado

    Hike Chimney Gulch Trail at Windy Saddle Park

    4.0
    5 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Just outside of Golden, CO is Lookout Mountain. If you’ve ever driven westbound on i70 from Denver to the mountains, you’ve undoubtedly seen this mountain to your right with antennas on the top. On the north side of Lookout Mountain lies Windy Saddle Park, about a 30 minute drive from Denver. Thi...
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Hike Lookout Mountain Trail at Windy Saddle Park

    4.0
    2.6 mi / 500 ft gain
    Just outside of Golden, CO is Lookout Mountain. If you’ve ever driven westbound on i70 from Denver to the mountains, you’ve undoubtedly seen this mountain to your right with antennas on the top. On the north side of Lookout Mountain lies Windy Saddle Park, about a 30 minute drive from Denver. Thi...
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Hike South Table Mountain

    4.0
    3.3 mi / 1500 ft gain
    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 park at the base of the Golden Summit trail. Startin...
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  • Littleton, Colorado

    Golden Eagle Trail to Bill Couch Mountain

    5.0
    6.76 mi / 1509 ft gain
    Golden Eagle Trail to Bill Couch Mountain is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Indian Hills, Colorado.
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  • Littleton, Colorado

    Snowshoe Deer Creek Canyon Park

    5.1 mi / 1250 ft gain
    Deer Creek Canyon Park offers up to 13 miles of wind-sheltered trails perfect for enjoying after a fresh snow. The Plymouth Mountain Trail offers steep climbs and big views while Homesteader Trail offers the best forest scenery in the Denver area. The recommended route is Plymouth Creek Trail to ...
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  • Littleton, Colorado

    Hike the Meadowlark Plymouth Trail

    4.0
    6 mi / 1197 ft gain
    From the parking lot, you can take the Meadowlark trail to the west or the Plymouth Creek Trail to the southeast. It does not matter which trail you take because it ends up becoming loop. For a more gradual slope up the hill, take the Meadowlark trail. After a little more than a mile, it intersec...
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Capture the Mountains Leaving Denver

    5.0
    After shooting a friend's wedding, I was on my way home when I noticed the sky start to light up to the west. I parked the car and ran down the road. The spot is well known for how perfectly the overpass frames the mountains as drivers leave the Denver area.The total exposure time was just over 2...
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  • Littleton, Colorado

    Hike or Bike Hildebrand Ranch

    4.0
    5.1 mi / 324 ft gain
    Hildebrand Ranch Park is often overshadowed by the other nearby Jeffco Parks, but for the few that it does attract the trails do not disappoint.   The Two Brands Trail starts at about 5600ft just off of Deer Creek Canyon Rd.  It is a relatively flat trail that tops out at about 5821ft making it a...
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Three Sisters

    4.3
    1.45 mi / 377 ft gain
    The short 1.2 mile long trail, is a family-friendly, dog-friendly trail near Evergreen. The parking lot is incredibly easy to find and there is great signage to make sure you're going the right way. From the parking lot you can follow the Three Sisters trail signs until you reach the beginning of...
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Boulder The Eggs on the Hidden Fawn Trail

    1.3 mi / 171 ft gain
    Looking for a place near Denver to perfect your bouldering skills? Or are you wanting to get the whole family out, but not looking for an extreme/technical hike? Which ever question best describes you, Alderfer/Three Sisters Park is the perfect place to go.This Jefferson County Open Space Park ha...
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Evergreen Mountain Loop

    4.7
    5.89 mi / 0 ft gain
    The way up Evergreen Mountain is actually a few different trails stitched together throughout Alderfer/Three Sisters Park. The trail connects to both parking lots in the park, so if one is full you can just start from the other one, giving you lots of options for a quick day-hike.  If you start ...
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  • Evergreen, Colorado

    Hike the South Loop at Elk Meadow Park

    3.0
    4.4 mi
    Elk Meadow Park near Evergreen, CO spans 1,140 acres of open meadow and pine forests and has over 16 miles of managed trails by Jeffco Open Space. This park will give the visitor a diverse taste of ecosystems and terrain and is perfect for trail runners, families, or those seeking a quick excursi...
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Hike Mount Galbraith

    5.0
    5.8 mi / 1247 ft gain
    Starting at roughly 6,000 ft. this hike will take you to the Mount Galbraith Loop Trail that circles the summit of the Mountain which peaks at 7,247 ft.  Getting there is very simple, from State Highway 93, take Golden Gate Canyon Road west approximately 1.5 miles to the parking area and trailhea...
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Hike the Golden Cliffs Trail

    5.0
    From here, you can choose a few different hiking paths. This out-and-back trek starts at the trailhead up and to the left. Along the way you'll pass a bench dedicated to Craig Luebben — a writer, photographer and climbing guide. At this point, you probably haven't even broken a sweat yet. It's ti...
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Mountain Bike the North Table Mountain Loop

    4.5
    7.5 mi / 890 ft gain
    Once you're parked, you can choose to ride this trail either counterclockwise or clockwise. My personal recommendation is CCW, which entails you head up the steep paved road on the east-southeast corner of the parking lot first. The climb is about 10 minutes of grunt work and then on to flat grou...
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  • Golden, Colorado

    Hike the North Table Mountain Loop

    3.1 mi / 400 ft gain
    The hike starts out from the North Table Mountain Park parking lot just east of Highway 93 on the North Table Loop Trail, with a half-mile fire road straight up the mountain. This fire road is by far the most strenuous part of the hike, and is essentially the sole elevation gain for the hike; onc...
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