10 Best places to Hike in Colorado for Beginners

landscape-1843128_960_720After careful consideration and experimentation I’ve come to the conclusion that the following ten places are the best hikes for Coloradans who have recently gotten into hiking.

1. Horse Tooth

2. Garden of the Gods

3. Devil’s Backbone

4. Bierstad

5. Black Lake

6. Hanging Lake

7. Serpents Trail

8. Fountain Valley Loop Trail, Roxborough State Park

9. Bear Lake Trail

10. Quandary Peak

Backpacking Checklist:

  • Water
  • Food (snacks)
  • Hiking shoes
  • CamelBak
  • Flashlight
  • Jacket
  • Map
  • Camera
  • Phone
  • GoPro
  • Charger
  • Hat
  • Sweatshirt
  • Extra Clothes