Hikes More Than 90 Minutes From Denver - Day Hikes Near Denver


Hikes More Than 90 Minutes From Denver


With thousands of trails through the mountains of Colorado, you can’t just stay in close to Denver. While Dayhikes Near Denver focuses on hikes that are closer in to the metro area, we will be adding more and more of the hikes we and our Pathfinders explore as we are out camping, backpacking, and taking weekend trips further into our beautiful state.


lost-falls-rocky-mountain-national-park-01

Lost Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park

September 17, 2016 Comments (0) 9+ Miles, Difficult, hikes near estes park, More than 90 Min, Rocky Mountain National Park, Ruins, Waterfall Hikes, Waterfalls

The hike to Lost Falls is a demanding 15.6 mile trek into into a lesser traveled, northern reaches of Rocky Mountain National Park. The trail follows the North Fork of the Big Thompson River through stands of lodgepole, the pinch of a rugged canyon, and past aspen laden meadows before

Read article

granite-falls-rocky-mountain-national-park-cc

Granite Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park

August 5, 2016 Comments (0) 9+ Miles, hikes near estes park, Meadows, Medium, More than 90 Min, Rocky Mountain National Park, Waterfall Hikes, Waterfalls, Wildflowers

The hike to Granite Falls is a 5.1 mile journey from the Green Mountain Trailhead in Rocky Mountain National Park. At Granite Falls, the waters of Tonahutu Creek drop fifty feet through a course of smooth granite slabs. The hike offers a diverse landscape: from tranquil forests, to

Read article

horseshoe falls rocky mountain national park header

Horseshoe Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park

June 30, 2016 Comments (0) Easy, hikes near estes park, Mile or Less, More than 90 Min, Rocky Mountain National Park, Waterfall Hikes, Waterfalls

Horseshoe Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park is a favorite family hike near Estes Park, Colorado. It’s a short and easy hike from the Alluvial Fan Trailhead, but the falls can also be viewed from the roadside. It’s an extensive cascade waterfall, named for the way it bends

Read article

chasm falls rocky mountain national park header

Chasm Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park

June 19, 2016 Comments (0) 2-3 Miles, Creek or Brooks, Easy, hikes near estes park, Mile or Less, More than 90 Min, Rocky Mountain National Park, Waterfall Hikes, Waterfalls

Chasm Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park bursts through a chasm in Fall River where the rock funnels its waters into a narrow gorge. It’s one of the more accessible waterfalls in RMNP, located about 100 yards off of Old Fall River Road. The only drawback is that parking fills

Read article

calypso cascades rocky mountain national park header June 6, 2016

Calypso Cascades in Rocky Mountain National Park

Calypso Cascades is an easy 3.6 mile hike to one of several waterfall destinations

Read article

cub lake loop rocky mountain national park header June 3, 2016

Cub Lake Loop in Rocky Mountain National Park

The Cub Lake Loop Hike in Rocky Mountain National Park is a great alternative to the

Read article

flattop mountain rocky mountain national park header June 1, 2016

Flattop Mountain in Rocky Mountain National Park

Hiking the Flattop Mountain Trail and reaching its summit offers 360 degrees of

Read article

00-grace-falls-rocky-mountain-national-park_bender May 31, 2016

Grace Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park

The hike to view Grace Falls, high in the rock cliffs and ledges of Odessa Gorge, is

Read article

lake helene rocky mountain national park header May 31, 2016

Lake Helene in Rocky Mountain National Park

The hike to Lake Helene is a popular lake hike beginning at the Bear Lake Trailhead

Read article

odessa lake rocky mountain national park header May 30, 2016

Odessa Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park

Odessa Lake is one destination you shouldn’t miss in Rocky Mountain National

Read article

spruce-lake-rocky-mountain-national-park-header-cc May 30, 2016

Spruce Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park

Spruce Lake is an ideal destination in Rocky Mountain National Park for those who

Read article

marguerite-falls-rocky-mountain-national-park-header-dnd May 29, 2016

Marguerite Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park

Marguerite Falls is a set of casacades with upper and lower leaps, just below Fern

Read article

00-fern-lake-rocky-mountain-national-park-header-dnd May 29, 2016

Fern Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park

A hike up to Fern Lake begins at the Fern Lake Trailhead on the east side of Rocky

Read article

fern falls rocky mountain national park header May 28, 2016

Fern Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park

Fern Falls tumbles down through the forest casting a fine mist across the trail.

Read article

windy-gulch-cascades-rmnp-lower-cascades May 28, 2016

Windy Gulch Cascades in Rocky Mountain National Park

The Windy Gulch Cascades is a hidden cascade waterfall less than half a mile into

Read article

whitemore-falls-waterfall-colorado May 4, 2016

Whitmore Falls Near Lake City Colorado

Whitmore Falls is a lesser known waterfall deep in the mountains of Colorado. But,

Read article

zapata-falls-sand-dunes-national-park-02 April 23, 2016

Zapata Falls Hike Colorado

The hike to Zapata Falls is a perfect family adventure. The 30 foot waterfall is

Read article

treasure-falls-colorado-wide April 23, 2016

Treasure Falls Near Pagosa Springs Colorado

Treasure Falls is a 105 foot, plunge waterfall just 15 miles outside of Pagosa

Read article

monarch-lake-colorado-loop-hike-blue-flowers April 23, 2016

Monarch Lake Loop Hike

The Monarch Lake Loop is a perfect family hike that leads 4 miles through shaded

Read article

helent-hunt-falls-colorado-springs April 23, 2016

Helen Hunt Falls in Colorado Springs

Helen Hunt Falls in Colorado Springs is a 35 foot waterfall requiring only a short

Read article

rifle-falls-waterfall-colorado April 22, 2016

Rifle Falls Colorado

Rifle Falls is a 70 foot, triple waterfall in Rifle Falls State Park. It’s

Read article

Fish-Creek-Falls-Near-Steamboat-Colorado April 21, 2016

Fish Creek Falls Near Steamboat Colorado

A 284 foot waterfall! Need we say more. Fish Creek Falls is a 1/4 mile hike located

Read article

arch-rock-rocky-mountain-national-park-dayhikes-near-denver April 21, 2016

Arch Rocks in Rocky Mountain National Park

Along the way to The Pool or Fern Falls, you’ll run into this towering

Read article

the pool rocky mountain national park header April 21, 2016

The Pool in Rocky Mountain National Park

It’s a 1.7 mile hike in to The Pool, a series of turbulent cascades and deep

Read article

01-bierstadt-lake-rocky-mountain-national-park_chris_creativecommons April 21, 2016

Bierstadt Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park

Bierstadt Lake is a short destination hike in Rocky Mountain National Park to a

Read article