What are the Best Summer Hikes Around Denver?

May 9th, 2018 by


Colorado has some of the most incredible hiking trails in the country, but hiking in Denver and the surrounding areas offers beautiful scenes and great exercise without a long drive. Some of our favorite hikes include:

  • Chautauqua Park
  • Garden of the Gods
  • Trading Post Trail at Red Rocks Park
  • Mount Falcon

Find out more about each of these hikes, as well as some of the best day trips and road trips to take near Denver this summer!

Which Hike in Denver Best Suits You?

  • Chautauqua Park – From beginner jaunts the Chautauqua Trail, this park offers beautiful views of the Flatirons. Plus, this park has tennis courts and playgrounds, great for the family.
  • Garden of the Gods – Check out the Red Rock formations at Garden of the Gods on this 4-mile hiking trail that’s fun for the whole family. This one’s a bit of a drive from Denver, but the beautiful Red Rock formations make the drive down I-25 well worth it.
  • Trading Post Trail at Red Rocks Park – This relatively easy, 30-minute hike include a Nature Center at Lookout Mountain Park and is a great option for families with small kids.
  • Mount Falcon – Enjoy the incredible vistas of Mount Falcon, from the wildflower grasslands to blue skies and hills. This one’s easy for hikers of all ability.

Stay up with all the latest things to do in and around Denver with our staff at Mile High Acura, and feel free to contact us with questions!

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