Looking for a new hike to do outside of Colorado? Here are 14 trails to try near the state line, but found in Wyoming, Utah, Nebraska, and New Mexico. Find a mix of ability levels of hiking on this list, from peak-summiting trails to level, paved paths.
Author’s Note: All drive times are based on the fastest route determined by Google Maps from Colorado Springs in central Colorado.
Medicine Bow National Forest, Wyoming (Photo) Credit Imre Cikajlo (iStock)
Hiking trail in Medicine Bow National Forest (Photo) Credit Imre Cikajlo (iStock)
Medicine Bow National Forest (Photo) Credit Imre Cikajlo (iStock)
Hot Springs State Park (Photo) Credit thechosenrebel (flickr)
Delicate Arch at Sunset Under Stunning Skies (Photo) Credit Dean_Fikar (iStock).
Morning Glory Natural Arch (Photo) Credit Steven Damron (flickr)
Corona Arch (Photo) Credit OakleyOriginals (flickr)
Hidden Valley Trail, Utah (Photo) Credit Bob Wick, Bureau of Land Management (flickr)
Trampas Lakes Trail, New Mexico (Photo) Credit Jerry Friedman (Flickr)
Rio Grande Gorge, New Mexico (Photo) Credit JannHuizenga (iStock)
Williams Lake Trail, New Mexico (Photo) Credit RoschetzkyIstockPhoto (iStock)
Wheeler Peak, New Mexico (Photo) Credit Raisa Nastukova (iStock)
Oregon Trail, Nebraska (Photo) Credit njgphoto (iStock)
Agate Fossil Beds National Monument (Photo) Credit RobertWaltman (iStock)
Carlsbad Caverns National Park (Photo) Credit tofoli.douglas (flickr)
Leslie James is all about Colorado when it comes to writing features, sharing adventures, and creating colorful galleries. She loves camping, hiking, mountain biking and snowboarding. Leslie joined OutThere Colorado in November 2020.