Hiking Trails in Colorado

Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking Trails by Region

Click on the region where you'd like to start or choose a hike by category from the list of links at the left:

RMNP Map all regions

Over 130 Rocky Mountain National Park hiking trails & trailheads are cataloged by geographic region:

  • Region 1 trails are on the West side of the Continental Divide (the Grand Lake side); known for moose & big meadows
  • Region 2 is the Alpine region of the park with accessible tundra trails at high elevation; known for spectacular vistas
  • Region 3 contains trails and trailheads in the northern part of the Park; known for wilderness escape
  • Region 4 is the heart of the Park and contains the most visited and famous trails & trailheads; easy access, great views, & lake hikes
  • Region 5 is south of Estes Park and contains Longs Peak (RMNP's iconic 'fourteener') and the Wild Basin area; known for waterfalls & back country
  • Trail Ridge Road is the orange line shown bisecting the Park and goes "over the top" of the Continental Divide with spectacular scenic views

Known for Wilderness Escape Known for Spectacular Tundra Known for Easy Access with Great Views & Lake Hikes Known for Waterfalls & Backcountry Known for Moose & Big Meadows

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