The Best Backpacking in Woodland Park

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

Top backpacking spots in and near Woodland Park

  • 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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  • Palmer Lake, Colorado

    Harrison Plane Crash from Palmer Lake

    11.1 mi / 2031 ft gain
    Harrison Plane Crash from Palmer Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Dinosaur, 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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  • 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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  • 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

    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

    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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  • Sedalia, Colorado

    Backpack the Lost Creek Loop

    33.5 mi / 6200 ft gain
    Lost Creek Wilderness may be my favorite part of Colorado.  It contains varied terrain and geography, and is less crowded than most places.  This loop will take you through everything the wilderness area has to offer.  You will get sweeping panoramas of mountain ranges to the south, as well has m...
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  • Sedalia, Colorado

    Backpack the McCurdy Park Loop

    25 mi / 7202 ft gain
    The total distance of the loop is a little under 25 miles and you will climb a total of 7202 feet. It can be done as a 3 day backpacking trip as shown below.The LoopDay 1: After Parking in the trail head's parking lot, which fills up quickly on weekends, start down the trail after signing your pe...
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  • Sedalia, Colorado

    Goose Creek Trail 612 to McCurdy Trail

    12.66 mi / 2408 ft gain
    Goose Creek Trail 612 to McCurdy Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Lake George, 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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  • Pine, Colorado

    Wigwam Trail 609

    11.28 mi / 2382 ft gain
    Wigwam Trail 609 is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Bailey, Colorado.
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  • Sedalia, Colorado

    Indian Creek and Steven's Gulch Loop Trail

    19.88 mi / 4259 ft gain
    Indian Creek and Steven's Gulch Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Littleton, Colorado.
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  • Sedalia, Colorado

    Colorado Trail : Segment 3

    13.21 mi / 2123 ft gain
    Colorado Trail : Segment 3 is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Buffalo Creek, Colorado.
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  • 39.3383220066784,-105.401254892349, Colorado

    Rolling Creek Trail via Colorado Trail

    13.26 mi / 3963 ft gain
    Rolling Creek Trail via Colorado Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Bailey, Colorado.
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