25+ Dog Friendly Hikes Near Denver, Colorado

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25+ Dog Friendly Hikes Near Denver Colorado

Our Trail Dog, Francine, helped us to compile this extensive and growing list of places to hike with your dog near Denver. Here, you will find over 25 trails to explore with your best friend. So, leash up and enjoy the mountains, meadows, streams, and wildflowers with your pup. Be sure to also visit our Top 10 Dog Friendly Hikes page to discover our favorite trails. You’ll also find a map below with pins indicating the locations of this full set of hikes. Finally, don’t forget to bring water and a snack with you for your four-pawed friend.

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Spruce Mountain Hikes Near Larkspur

These hikes along Spruce Mountain near Larkspur, Colorado offer both expansive vista of Colorado's rolling green hills and a unique view of Pikes Peak. Spruce Mountain is a tall butte just 45 minutes south of Denver. This hiking trail follows the outer edge of the mountain giving you a great 360 degree view of the area. Check out the entire ...
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St. Mary’s Glacier near Idaho Springs, Colorado

The hike up to St. Mary’s Glacier ascends through a beautiful forest and ends with stunning panoramic views--the kind you expect from a perfect short hike in Colorado. If you walk around St. Mary's lake then hike up the glacier, you will gain incredible views of the Rocky Mountains to the west. It is a quick hike--1.5 miles round-trip if ...
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White Ranch Sunset Loop Near Golden, Colorado

White Ranch Sunset Loop Near Golden, Colorado

This loop hike in White Ranch Park is a great escape, a place to watch the glow of twilight on the city of Denver as the sun sets in the West. This Colorado trail is set at the very beginning of the foothills. You'll journey across a tranquil meadow punctuated with ponderosa pine and decorated with Spring and early Summer ...
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Windy Peak Hike in Golden Gate Canyon

Windy Peak is a summit hike in Golden Gate Canyon State Park. A moderate to difficult 6.4-mile loop hike that follows meltwater creeks, crosses green meadows replete with wildflowers, and offers great views at the summit of the snow-capped Rocky Mountains in the West. Explore the full Windy Peak Hike profile for trail map, driving directions ...
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Map of Dog Friendly Hikes Near Denver