Day hikes for everyone!

Posted by Gabby Tinner on

Not all trails have to be a weekend endeavor, or even a full day endeavor!

There are tons of close, short, and easy day hikes that allow you to feed your inner outdoor enthusiast without stressing out about gear or route details.

Driving in mountain traffic throughout the front range can be daunting, below are close hikes to front range cities that are suited for all levels of fitness and are within 30-45 minutes from the city and require minimal prep. 

Glendale Farm Trail- Featured picture from 

  • Near Littleton, CO
  • Offers off-leash dog area 
  • Easy Hiking loops & mountain biking trails

Mt. Galbraith Loop- 

  • Near Golden, CO 
  • Potential elevation gain is 1100'
  • Moderate hiking routes & mountain biking trails 

Panorama Point Trail- 

  • Near Evergreen, CO
  • Allows off-leash on all trails
  • Out and back hikes 

Templeton Trail at Palmer Park- 

  • Near Colorado Springs 
  • Offers off-leash dog area 
  • Moderate hiking trails, horseback riding trails, and picnic areas 

Coyote Ridge Trail- 

  • Near Ft. Collins 
  • Short loop with moderate terrain
  • Offers interpretive loop that is wheelchair accessible


We want everyone to be able to enjoy the outdoors, that is why we do what we do! If you have local trails or hikes near you that you would like to share with us, please email Gabby Tinner at 




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