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The Best Backpacking in Pueblo

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

Top backpacking spots in and near Pueblo

  • Florence, Colorado

    Newlin Creek Trail

    5.85 mi / 2041 ft gain
    Newlin Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Florence, Colorado.
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  • Rye, Colorado

    Millset Trail

    6.36 mi / 2756 ft gain
    Millset Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Rye, Colorado.
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  • Rye, Colorado

    Bartlett Trail

    10.18 mi / 3629 ft gain
    Bartlett Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Rye, Colorado.
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  • Teller County, Colorado

    Backpack to the Abandoned Skagway Power Plant and Ghost Town

    3.5
    10 mi / 1000 ft gain
    Construction of the Skagway Plant began in 1899 and was complete in 1901. In 1965, 15 days of rain brought floods washing out a lot of the pipeline and other infrastructure. Fixing the power plant didn’t make sense and funds weren’t in place. The land was reverted to the government. The hike b...
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  • Colorado Springs, Colorado

    Mount Buckhorn Trail to Seven Bridges Trail Loop

    6.68 mi / 1673 ft gain
    Mount Buckhorn Trail to Seven Bridges Trail Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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  • Colorado Springs, Colorado

    Stratton Reservoir

    13.87 mi / 5942 ft gain
    Stratton Reservoir is an out-and-back trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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  • Colorado Springs, Colorado

    Goldcamp, Buckhorn, Bear Creek, Section 16, Contemplative Trail

    10.16 mi / 1886 ft gain
    Goldcamp, Buckhorn, Bear Creek, Section 16, Contemplative Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Manitou Springs, Colorado.
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  • Colorado Springs, Colorado

    Red Rock, Lion and Section 16 Loop

    11.33 mi / 2139 ft gain
    Red Rock, Lion and Section 16 Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Colorado 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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  • Divide, Colorado

    Horsethief to the Crags Trail

    9.08 mi / 2457 ft gain
    Horsethief to the Crags Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Cripple Creek, Colorado.
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  • Divide, Colorado

    Pikes Peak from the Crags Trail

    13.45 mi / 4304 ft gain
    Pikes Peak from the Crags Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Divide, Colorado.
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