While the hiking opportunities already seem endless in Colorado, more trails are being built and improved throughout the state each year. Here are eight new trails to try this summer.

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.

(5) comments


We natives have practiced these principles in Colorado for centuries. That’s why we must respect if all and that is why it’s sacred to us all. So the beauty can continue for all who follow us.


Lets see how fast these new areas can be burned down... Yay Colorado....

jim remley

Thanks for including "leave no trace"!!


Agree 100% Jim.


Hope I'll be able to hike the new open spaces listed above...

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.