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Trail Name / Links to Descriptions 1-Way (mi) Rise (ft) Difficulty
Abyss Lake Trail #602. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing.
See chapter "2. Abyss Lake" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "1. Abyss Lake" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See description "Abyss Lake Trail 602" under "Mount Evans Wilderness" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
8.8 3,000 Strenuous
Adams County Trail System. AC parks, trails, open space webpage. AC trails map.      
Alderfer/Three Sisters Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP webpage. JCP trails map.
See chapter "3. Alderfer/Three Sisters Loop" in Colorado Mountain Club's book  Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See section "F Sisters/Bearberry Loop -- Alderfer/Three Sisters Park" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
     
Alpine Gardens Loop Trail #49. (Not on USFS forest map.) USFS webpage. 0.5   Easy
Apex Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP webpage. JCP park map.
See chapter "42. Apex Park" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
     
Apex Townsite to Kingston Peak. Mostly on 2WD and 4WD roads so can be shortened by driving farther. Bushwack to top of peak. USFS webpage.
See description "Apex Townsite to Kingston Peak" under "Gilpin County" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
6.7 +2,280  
Arapahoe County Trail System. Arapahoe parks and open space webpage.      
Arvada, City of, Parks and Recreation Trail System. APR trails map      
Bakerville/Loveland Trail. (Also known as trail #60. Section of Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.) USFS webpage. 5.5 +800  
Barbour Fork Trail #48. USFS trailhead webpage. Trail and Park Reviews webpage. 8.0 loop +1,830  
Bard Creek Trail #83. USFS webpage. 10.0 +600  
Barr Lake State Park Trail System. (Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trails webpage. CP&W trails map.
See chapter "37. Barr Lake State Park" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
     
Bayou Gulch Regional Park Trail System. (Douglas County Outdoors.) DCO webpage.      
Bear Creek Lake Park Trail System. (City of Lakewood Parks, Forestry, and Open Space.) CLPFOS park webpage. CLPFOS map.      
Bear Creek Trail. (Multiple jurisdictions.)  Denver's Trail System map. Jefferson County Parks webpage. 13.55   Easy
Beartrack Lakes Trail #43. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing.
See description "Beartrack Lakes Trail 43" under "Mount Evans Wilderness" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
4.5 +2,050  
Beaver Brook Trail System. East end is in Windy Saddle Park (Jefferson County Parks). JCP park webpage. Clear Creek Land Conservancy webpage.
See chapter "6. Beaverbrook Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "3. Beaverbrook Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "43. Beaver Brook Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
See description "Beaver Brook Trail to Braille Trail" under "Lookout Mountain -- Golden Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
8.5 +1,796  
Beaver Brook Watershed Trail System. (Clear Creek County Open Space.) CCCOS webpage.      
Beaver Meadows Trail #44. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. ORIC trail map/description sheet (3).
ORIC FAVORITE
8.78 loop +2,016 Easy to Moderate
Ben Tyler Trail #606. USFS webpage. USFS map. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. ORIC trail map/description sheet (4).
See chapter "7. Ben Tyler Trail to Kenosha Ridge" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "4. Ben Tyler Trail to Kenosha Ridge" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
ORIC FAVORITE
11.4 +3,387 Moderate to Strenuous
Bill Moore Lake / Empire Loop Road System. Walkable 4WD roads. USFS webpage. 2.5 / 9.0 loop +600  
Bluffs Regional Park Trail. (Douglas County Outdoors.) DCO trail webpage. DCO trail brochure/map. 2.7 loop   Easy
Brookside AG Trail #719. (Not on USFS forest map.) USFS webpage.      
Brookside-McCurdy Trail #607. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. 32.6 +4,320  
Buffalo Creek Recreation Area Trail System. USFS brochure/map. USFS Shinglemill Trailhead (trail #725) webpage. USFS Miller Gulch Trailhead (trail #726) webpage. USFS Buck Gulch Trailhead (trail #772) webpage. USFS Gashouse Trailhead (trail #726) webpage. USFS Baldy Trailhead (trail #727) webpage. USFS Buffalo Trailhead (Colorado Trail #1776) webpage. USFS Little Scraggy Trailhead webpage.      
Burning Bear Trail #601. USFS trailhead webpage. ORIC trail map/description sheet (5).
ORIC FAVORITE
5.25 +1,155 Easy to Moderate
Butler Gulch Trail. (Not on USFS map.) USFS webpage. 2.5 +1,500  
Captain Mountain Trail #46. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. 7.0 +1,550  
Carpenter Peak. ORIC trail map/description sheet (6).
See chapter "9. Carpenter Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "6. Carpenter Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
ORIC FAVORITE
2.36 +973 Moderate to Strenuous
Castlewood Canyon State Park Trail System. (Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trails webpage. CP&W trails map.
See chapter "10. Castlewood Canyon State Park" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "20 Cherry Creek Falls" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
See section "B Castlewood Canyon State Park Loops" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
Centennial Cone Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP park webpage. JCP park map.
See description "Centennial Cone Open Space Trail System" under "Lookout Mountain -- Golden Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
     
Chatfield State Park Trail System. (Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trails webpage. CP&W trails map.
See chapter "11. Chatfield Wetlands Loop" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
     
Cherry Creek Regional Trail. (Multiple jurisdictions.) Denver's Trail System map. Douglas County Outdoors trail webpage. Douglas County Outdoors Cherry Creek Regional Trail brochure/map.      
Cherry Creek State Park Trail System. (Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trails webpage. CP&W trails map.      
Chicago Lakes Trail #52. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. ORIC trail map/description sheet (7).
See chapter "12. Chicago Lakes" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "7. Chicago Lakes" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See description "Chicago Lakes Trail 52" under "Mount Evans Wilderness" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
ORIC FAVORITE
4.24 +1,198 Moderate
Chief Mountain Trail #58. USFS webpage. ORIC trail map/description sheet (8).
See chapter "13. Chief Mountain and Squaw Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "8. Chief Mountain and Squaw Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "51. Chief Mountain" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
ORIC FAVORITE
1.02 +996 Easy to Moderate
Chimney Gulch Trail. (City of Golden, Jefferson County Parks.) CG webpageJCP park webpage.
See chapter "41. Chimney Gulch" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
See description "Chimney Gulch Trail" under "Lookout Mountain -- Golden Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
2.5 +1,100 Moderate to Strenuous
Citadel, The. (Not on USFS forest map.)
See chapter "14. The Citadel" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "9. The Citadel" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes
3.0 +2,700 Strenuous
Clear Creek Trail. (Multiple jurisdictions.) Denver's Trail System map. Jefferson County Parks webpage.
PAVED
     
Colorado Front Range Trail System. (Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trail webpage. CP&W trail middle section overview map. CP&W trail detailed maps.      
Colorado Mines Peak. ORIC trail map/description sheet (9).
See chapter "17. Mount Flora, Colorado Mines Peak, and Mount Eva" in Colorado Mountain Club's Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "11. Mount Flora, Colorado Mines Peak, and Mount Eva" in Colorado Mountain Club's The Best Front Range Hikes.
ORIC FAVORITE
1.4 +1,187 Easy
Colorado Trail #1776 -- Segment 1. West from Waterton Canyon Trailhead to South Platte Canyon.
See chapter in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Colorado Trail.
16.8 +2,830  
Colorado Trail #1776 -- Segment 2. West from South Platte Canyon to Little Scraggy Trailhead.
See chapter in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Colorado Trail.
11.5 +2,482  
Colorado Trail #1776 -- Segment 3. West from Little Scraggy Trailhead to FS Rd 560 (Wellington Lake Road) Trailhead. USFS trailhead (referred to as "Buffalo Trailhead") webpage.
See chapter in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Colorado Trail.
12.2 +1,975  
Colorado Trail #1776 -- Segment 4. West from FS Rd 560 (Wellington Lake Road) Trailhead to Long Gulch. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing.
See chapter in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Colorado Trail.
16.6 +3271  
Colorado Trail #1776 -- Segments 5 and 6. East and west from Kenosha Pass. The trailhead is right on the border between ORIC's Denver Region and its South Park Region with the trail segments being in the South Park Region. For trail listings see our "South Park Region Day Hiking Trails Index" webpage.
Columbine Open Space Trail. (Douglas County Outdoors.) DCO trail webpage. DCO trail map.
See chapter "54. Columbine Open Space" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
2.6 for 2 loops   Easy
Continental Divide National Scenic Trail #79. North from Berthoud Pass to James Peak. USFS trailhead webpage.      
Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. South from Berthoud Pass to Herman Gulch. Includes Mount Nystrom Trail #13, Trail #96, and Herman Gulch Trail #98. USFS trailhead webpage.      
Corwina, O'Fallon and Pence Parks Trail System. (Denver Mountain Parks.) DMP trails map.
See chapter "7 Corwina, O'Fallon, and Pence Parks" in section "Discovering the Mountain Parks" of John Fielder Publishing's book Denver Mountain Parks: 100 Years of the Magnificent Dream.
     
Craig Park Trail #608. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. 6.0 + approach -160 Easy
Cub Creek Trail #40. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing.
See description "Cub Creek Trail 40" under "Lookout Mountain -- Golden Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
4.5 +2,030  
Dawson Butte Ranch Open Space Trail. (Douglas County Outdoors.) DCO trail webpage. DCO trail map.
See chapter "4 Dawson Butte Ranch Open Space" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
5.0 loop    
Dedisse Park Trail System. (Denver Mountain Parks.) DMP park webpage. DMP trails map.
See chapter "10 Dedisse Park" in section "Discovering the Mountain Parks" of John Fielder Publishing's book Denver Mountain Parks: 100 Years of the Magnificent Dream.
     
Deer Creek Canyon Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP trails webpage. JCP trails map.
See chapter "15. Deer Creek Canyon" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "47. Deer Creek Canyon Park" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
     
Denver Trail System. Denver's Trail System map.      
Devil's Head Fire Lookout Trail #611. USFS trailhead webpage. USFS lookout tower webpage. ORIC trail map/description sheet (12).
ORIC FAVORITE
1.4 +948 Moderate
East-West Regional Trail. (Douglas County Outdoors.) DCO trail webpage. DCO trail brochure/map. 17.0 (26.0 in future)   Easy
Echo Lake Park Trail System. (Denver Mountain Parks.) DMP park webpage. DMP trails map.
See chapter "14 Echo Lake Park" in section "Discovering the Mountain Parks" of John Fielder Publishing's book Denver Mountain Parks: 100 Years of the Magnificent Dream.
Elk Meadow Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP trails webpage. JCP trails map.
See chapter "49. Elk Meadow Park" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
See chapter "8. Bergen Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "5. Bergen Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "50. Bergen Peak" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range. *
     
Fairmount Trail. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP trail webpage. Trail and Park Reviews webpage and map. 3.0   Easy
Flying J Ranch Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP park webpage. JCP trails map.      
Genesee Park Trail System. (Denver Mountain Parks.) DMP park webpage. DMP trails map.
See chapter "2 Genesee and Katherine Craig Parks" in section "Discovering the Mountain Parks" of John Fielder Publishing's book Denver Mountain Parks: 100 Years of the Magnificent Dream.
     
Gibson Lake Trail #633. USFS trailhead webpage. USFS map. ORIC trail map/description sheet (14).
ORIC FAVORITE
2.29 +1,585 Moderate
Gill Trail #610. USFS trailhead webpage. USFS Cheesman Canyon Trailhead webpage.      
Golden Gate Canyon State Park Trail System. (Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trails webpage. CP&W trails map.
See chapter "18. Golden Gate Canyon State Park -- Raccoon Trail" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "38. Golden Gate State Park" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
See five trail descriptions under "Golden Gate Canyon State Park" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
     
Goose Creek Trail #612. USFS trailhead webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. 9.4 +1,920  
Grays Peak National Recreation Trail #54. USFS webpage. USFS quicksheet. Virtual Dillon Ranger District map.
See chapter "22. Torreys Peak via the Kelso Ridge" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "14. Torreys Peak via the Kelso Ridge" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "53. Grays and Torreys Peaks" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
See description "Grays Peak National Recreation Trail to Torreys Peak" under "Idaho Springs -- Georgetown Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
See chapter "10 Clear Creek and Summit Counties: Grays Peak" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Summits.
5.0 +3,070  
Greenland Open Space Trail. (Douglas County Outdoors.) DCO trail webpage. DCO trail map. 10.0 loop +500 Easy to Moderate
Griffin Monument. ORIC trail map/description sheet (15).
ORIC FAVORITE
1.81 +1,279 Easy to Moderate
Grizzly Gulch Trail. AllTrails webpage. 14ers.com webpage. 2.0 +900  
Hankins Pass Trail #630. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listings.      
Harmonica Arch. ORIC trail map/description sheet (37).
ORIC FAVORITE
2.4 +1,061 Easy
Hassell Lake Trail #84. USFS webpage. 1.0 +615  
Hell's Hole Trail #53. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. ORIC trail map/description sheet (17).
See description "Hells Hole Trail 53" under "Mount Evans Wilderness" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
ORIC FAVORITE
4.13 +1,908 Moderate to Strenuous
Henderson Spur Trail. To Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. Connects to Mount Nystron Trail #13 and Vasquez Pass Trail #101 both described on "Granby Region Day Hiking Trail Index"USFS trailhead webpage. Longs to Pikes: High Routes of the Colorado Front Range webpage. 1.56    
Herman Gulch to Herman Lake Trail #98. Continuation to Pettingell Peak. (Section of Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.) USFS webpage. ORIC trail map/description sheet (18).
See chapter "19. Herman Lake" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "12. Herman Lake" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "12 Grand County: Pettingell Peak" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Summits.
ORIC FAVORITE
3.34 +1,688 Moderate to Strenuous
Hidden Mesa Open Space Trail System. (Douglas County Outdoors.) DCO trails webpage. DCO trails map.      
High Line Canal Trail. (Denver Water.) DW trail webpage. DW trail map. Google map.
See chapter "20. Highline Canal, Platte River, and Lee Gulch Trails Loop" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
66.0 Flat Easy
Highlands Ranch Trail System. (Highlands Ranch Metro District.) Douglas County Outdoors trails webpage. HRMD trails map.
PAVED IN PART
     
Hildebrand Ranch Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP park webpage. JCP trails map.      
Indian Creek Trail #41 / #41.1. (Also known as #40.) Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. 3.4 + approach +420 Moderate
Indian Creek Trail #800. USFS trailhead webpage. EveryTrail.com webpage.
Lair o' the Bear Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP park webpage. JCP trails webpage. JCP trails map.
See chapter "5. Bear Creek Walk -- The Lair of the Bear" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
     
Lake Park Trail #639. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. 4.6 + approach +1,560 Strenuous
Lincoln Lakes Trail #45. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. 0.5 + approach +240 Easy
Loch Lomond Road #701.1. Walkable 4WD road. USFS webpage. 2.0 +800
Long Scraggy Peak Trail. (Not on USFS forest map.)
See chapter "23. Long Scraggy Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "15. Long Scraggy Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
5.5 +2,000 Moderate to Strenuous
Lookout Mountain Nature Center & Preserve Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP park webpage. JCP trails map.      
Lost Creek Trail #42. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing.
See description "Lost Creek Trail 42" under "Mount Evans Wilderness" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
5.1 +2,230  
Lost Creek Wilderness Trail System. USFS trail descriptions. USFS trail map.      
M. Walter Pesman / Mount Goliath Trail #50. USFS webpage. USFS Mount Goliath Natural Area webpage.
See chapter "9 M. Walter Pesman Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
1.5    
Matthews/Winters Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP trails webpage. JCP trails map.
See chapter "44. Dakota Ridge Trail" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
See chapter "45. Matthew/Winters Open Space" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
     
Maxwell Falls Lower Trail #111. (#39 on USFS map.) USFS webpage.
See chapter "24. Maxwell Falls" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "16. Maxwell Falls" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "19 Maxwell Falls" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
2.0 +600  
Maxwell Falls Upper Trail #111. (#39 on USFS map.) USFS webpage.
See chapter "24. Maxwell Falls" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "16. Maxwell Falls" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "19 Maxwell Falls" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Waterfalls in Colorado.
2.0 -600  
McCurdy Park Trail #628. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness website trail listing. 7.3 + approach +1,480 Strenuous
Meridian Trail #604. USFS trailhead webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. 3.3 +1,650  
Meyer Ranch Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP park webpage. JCP trails map.
See section "E Meyer Ranch Park Loops" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
     
Mount Bancroft and Parry Peak. Bushwack -- no formal trail. (Not on USFS forest map.)
See chapter "4. Mount Bancroft and Parry Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "2. Mount Bancroft and Parry Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
2.25 +2,900 Moderate
Mount Bierstadt Trail #711. USFS trail webpage. USFS trailhead webpage. USFS Gunella Pass webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing.
See chapter "52. Mount Bierstadt" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
3.5 +2,850  
Mount Edwards and McClellan Mountain. (Not on USFS forest map.)
See chapter "16. Mount Edwards and McClellan Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "10. Mount Edwards and McClellan Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
2.3 +2,440 Moderate
Mount Evans National Recreation Trail #51. (Not on USFS forest map.) USFS webpage. USFS summit / interpretive site webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. 0.5 +134 Easy
Mount Evans Trail -- West Ridge via Mount Spalding. (Not on USFS forest map.) USFS webpage. 5.5 +1,414 Strenuous
Mount Evans Wilderness Trail System. USFS trail descriptions. USFS trail map. MountEvans.com trail information. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listings.
See chapter "30. The Tour d'Abyss: Mount Bierstadt and Mount Evans" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "22. The Tour d'Abyss: Mount Bierstadt and Mount Evans" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
     
Mount Falcon Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP trails webpage. JCP trails map.
See chapter "46. Mount Falcon Open Space" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
See chapter "8 Mount Falcon Park Upper Loop" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
     
Mount Galbraith Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP park webpage. JCP trails map.
See chapter "40. Mount Galbraith" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
     
Mount Sniktau. (Not on USFS forest map.) USFS Loveland Pass Trailhead webpage.
See chapter "28. Mount Sniktau and Grizzly Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "20. Mount Sniktau and Grizzly Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "25 Mt. Sniktau" in Alpenrose Press book The New Summit Hiker and Ski Touring Guide.
1.75 +1,224 Strenuous
North Fork (of Platte River) Trail. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP webpage. JCP Reynolds Park webpage. JCP map. examiner.com webpage. 9.3    
North Table Mountain Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP park webpage.
See description "North Table Loop to Rimrock Trail to Tilting Mesa Trail" under "Lookout Mountain -- Golden Area" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
     
Pavilion Point. (Trail not on USFS map.) ORIC trail map/description sheet (21).
ORIC FAVORITE
2.45 +833 Easy
Payne Creek Trail #637. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. 9.8 + approach +1,850  
Peaks to Plains Trail. Under construction. South Platte River to Continental Divide at Eisenhower-Johnson Tunnels. (Multiple jurisdictions). Jefferson County Parks webpage. 65.0
Pine Valley Ranch Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP trails webpage. JCP trails map.
PAVED
     
Pioneer Trail. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP webpage. JCP trail map.
PAVED
2.9   Easy
Red Rocks Park Trail System. (Denver Mountain Parks.) DMP park webpage. DMP trails map.
See chapter "5 Red Rocks Park" in section "Discovering the Mountain Parks" of John Fielder Publishing's book Denver Mountain Parks: 100 Years of the Magnificent Dream.
     
Resthouse Meadows Trail #57 to Lincoln Lake. USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. ORIC trail map/description sheet (27).
ORIC FAVORITE
5.29 +1,756 Easy to Moderate
Reynolds Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP trails webpage. JCP trails map.
See chapter "48. Reynolds Park Open Space" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
     
Ringtail Trail #699. (Douglas County Outdoors.) DCO webpage. DCO trails map. 7.9   Strenuous
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge Trail System. (US Fish and Wildlife Service.) USFWS trails map.
See chapter "5 Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Arsenal" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
     
Rolling Creek Trail #663. USFS trailhead webpage. USFS map. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing.
See chapter "8 Jefferson County: Buffalo Peak" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Summits.
6.4 +2,290  
Roosevelt Lakes Trail #56. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. 2.2 + approach +950 Moderate
Rosalie Trail #603 (from east). Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. ORIC trail map/description sheet (28).
See description "Rosalie Trail 603" under "Mount Evans Wilderness" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
ORIC FAVORITE
5.23 +2,121 Easy to Moderate
Rosalie Trail #603 (from west). USFS webpage. USFS Bierstadt Trailhead webpage. USFS Gunella Pass Trailhead webpage. USFS Gunella Pass webpageFriends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing.
See description "Rosalie Trail 603" under "Mount Evans Wilderness" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
13.4 +130  
Roxborough State Park Trail System. (Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trails webpage. CP&W trails map.
See chapter "7 Fountain Valley and South Rim Trails" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado.
     
Saint Mary's Glacier & Lake / James Peak. ORIC trail map/description sheet (29).
See chapter "21. James Peak and Saint Mary's Glacier" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "13. James Peak and Saint Mary's Glacier" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "11 Gilpin County: James Peak" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Summits.
ORIC FAVORITE
0.82 +463 Easy to Moderate
Sand Creek Trail. (Multiple jurisdictions.) Denver's Trail System map. Sand Creek Regional Greenway webpage. Sand Creek Regional Greenway trail map. 14.0   Easy
Sharptail Ridge Trail System. (Douglas County Outdoors.) DCO trail webpage. DCO trails map.      
Shelf Lake Trail #634. USFS trailhead webpage. USFS map. ORIC trail map/description sheet (30).
ORIC FAVORITE
2.76 +1,835 Moderate to Strenuous
Silver Dollar Lake Trail #79. USFS webpage. 1.5 +1,000  
South Chicago Creek Trail #90. (#88 on USFS map.) USFS webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. ORIC trail map/description sheet (31).
ORIC FAVORITE
1.43 +1,167 Moderate
South Park / Square Top Lakes Trail #600. USFS Gunella Pass Trailhead webpage. USFS Gunella Pass webpage. ORIC trail map/description sheet (32).
See chapter "29. Square Top Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "21. Square Top Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
ORIC FAVORITE
1.85 to lakes +598 Moderate
South Platte River Trail. (Multiple jurisdictions.) Denver's Trail System map. 28.05   Easy
South Suburban Parks & Recreation Trail System. SSPR park and trail webpage. SSPR trail map.      
South Valley Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP trails webpage. JCP trails map      
Spruce Meadows Trail. (Douglas County Outdoors.) DCO trail webpage. DCO trails map. 8.5 loop   Easy
Spruce Mountain Trail. (Douglas County Outdoors.) DCO trail webpage. DCO trails map. 5.5 loop    
Squaw Mountain Fire Lookout Road/Trail. Leads to rental cabin. USFS webpage. Local Hikes webpage. 2.4 +1,200 Moderate
Staunton State Park Trail System. (Colorado Parks & Wildlife.) CP&W trails webpage. CP&W trails map.      
Stevens Gulch Trail #619. Trails.com webpage.      
Summit Lake/Flats Trail #82. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listings. 4.3 -2,350 Moderate
Tanglewood Creek Trail #636 to Rosalie Peak. USFS webpage. USFS trailhead webpage. USFS map. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. ORIC trail map/description sheet (33).
See chapter "26. Pegmatite Points" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "18. Pegmatite Points" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
See chapter "27. Rosalie Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "19. Rosalie Peak" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
ORIC FAVORITE
4.57 +4,271 Strenuous to Challenging
Three Mile Creek Trail #635. MountEvans.com hike information. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing.
See description "Threemile Creek Trail 635 to Rosalie Trail 603 jct." under "Mount Evans Wilderness" on Latitude 40 Degrees' Front Range Colorado Trails Recreation Topo Map.
6.5 +2,780  
Thunder Butte. Bushwack.
See chapter "5 Douglas County: Thunder Butte" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Summits.
2.3 1,316 Moderate
Trail #605. No information available.      
Tramway Trail #723. Part of Buffalo Creek Recreation Area Trail System. (Not on USFS forest map.) USFS webpage.      
Van Bibber Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP park webpage. JCP trails map.
PAVED
     
Warren Gulch Trail #47. Trail and Park Reviews webpage. Clear Creek County 365 webpage. 8.0    
Watrous Gulch Trail #95. USFS webpage.
See chapter "25. Mount Parnassus and Woods Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book Pack Guide: The Best Denver Hikes.
See chapter "17. Mount Parnassus and Woods Mountain" in Colorado Mountain Club's book The Best Front Range Hikes.
2.0 +1,500  
Westminster, City of, Trail System. CW trail descriptions. CW trails map.      
White Ranch Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP trails webpage. JCP trails map.
See chapter "39. White Ranch Open Space" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Front Range.
     
Wigwam Trail #609 to Wigwam Park and beyond. USFS trailhead webpage. Friends of Mount Evans & Lost Creek Wilderness trail listing. ORIC trail map/description sheeT (35).
See chapter "8 Jefferson County: Buffalo Peak" in Falcon Guides book Hiking Colorado's Summits.
ORIC FAVORITE
11.3 +2,010  
William F. Hayden Park Trail System on Green Mountain. (City of Lakewood Parks, Forestry, and Open Space.) CLPFOS park webpage. CLPFOS map.      
Windy Saddle Park Trail System. (Jefferson County Parks.) JCP park webpage. JCP trails map.      

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