Discover more than 180 great hikes in the Denver area
From the Wyoming border to Pikes Peak, authors Alan Apt and Kay Turnbaugh present a comprehensive collection of 184 boot-tested hikes. Ranging from easy day hikes to weekend excursions and even far-flung mountaineering adventures, all the trips are accessible from Denver, Boulder, and other Front Range communities.
Afoot & Afield Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, and Rocky Mountain National Park has abundant choices for everyone, from families with small children, to hikers looking for a relaxing trip, to experienced hikers and mountaineers.
This guide encompasses the millions of acres of public lands in the Denver area, including Rocky Mountain National Park; Pike, Roosevelt, Arapaho, and White River National Forests; Lory, Eldorado Canyon, Golden Gate Canyon, Roxborough, and Mueller State Parks; and numerous county and city parks.
For every trip you’ll find:
- Complete trip description and hiking directions
- An easy-to-read map
- Key information such as distance, elevation gain, and difficulty
- Highlights summarizing its best features
- Notes on which trails are suitable for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, dogs, and kids