Best Hiking Trails near Nederland, Colorado

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on Lost Lake Trail
1 day ago

hiking

It depends on what you're looking for. For a fast, child/senior friendly hike with a subtle but steady incline, this is the hike. The lake at the end though is surrounded with campsites, there wasn't a single spot where we could sit with a little solitude. It was very muddy in many spots as well. Trail is wide with gravel, but an easy incline, I'd call this easy-moderate. Overall there was just way too many people, especially for a Monday. Colorado offers some awe inspiring trails, I just don't think this particular one really did justice to what our Rocky Mountains truly offer.

on Blue Lake Trail
2 days ago

hiking

Busy, but scenery made up for it. Relatively easy hike.

on West Magnolia Road
2 days ago

hiking

This is average for Colorado standards. Still great for getting the dog out. One or two solid up hills, but quick.

Trail running, biking, and riding seems like a good idea for the next outing.

on Lost Lake Trail
3 days ago

Over all a very enjoyable hike with plenty of shade and places to stop and enjoy the view of waterfalls/streams. The view of The lake is very pretty and there's the option to go all the way around it to see all of the vantage points. Not a difficult hike, yet it is worth noting a majority of the trail is very rocky (big loose gravel).

on Blue Lake Trail
3 days ago

hiking

This hike is absolutely gorgeous! First time I have ever done this hike and I would highly recommend it. The elevation and rocky terrain does it make it more challenging, but worth every step.

on Diamond Lake Trail
4 days ago

Nice variety on hikewith cascades, waterfalls and creek crossings; dog friendly; Diamond Lake a great destination. 49 degrees at 10am August 20!

on Lost Lake Trail
4 days ago

hiking

Great trail. Incline at parts makes it a bit of a challenge but the lake at the top makes it all worth it. Bring water shoes if you plan on swimming!!

on Blue Lake Trail
4 days ago

on Hessie Trail
6 days ago

hiking

Fun trail. Went both in summer and winter. Although the hike is more difficult in winter, it's much more beautiful in my opinion.

on Rainbow Lakes Trail
6 days ago

hiking

Great trail! I went up during the weekend, so it was packed with people. But early mornings and weekdays are fantastic to avoid the people.

on Forsythe Canyon to Waterf...
8 days ago

Good hike for some shade. Falls are low right at this point.

on Diamond Lake Trail
8 days ago

hiking

on Indian Peaks Wilderness: ...
8 days ago

Beautiful lake (Dorothy) at the top. Lots of wild flowers and beautiful sights. Relatively difficult - made it up and down in 4 hours but spent about 40 minutes at the top enjoying

on Devils Thumb Pass and Kin...
9 days ago

hiking

Hands down the best hike I've been on this summer. I've done a majority of the hikes in the Nederland's area and this easily tops the list at number 1 in my opinion. It has the best components of every hike. It took me most of the day, about 10 hours in all, but that was with talking to other campers and hikers along the way, plus a few extra stops to rest. The views along the high lonesome Trail makes it all worth it, especially when overlooking Devils thumb lake and eventually kings lake. 10/10 would recommend this for well seasoned hikers.

on Lost Lake Trail
9 days ago

hiking

Such a perfect hike! Took about 4 hours total, with a lot of stops to see waterfalls and beautiful views. My friends and I even swam in the lake at the end of the trail! I wouldn't recommend doing so without good water shoes though as the rocks are sharp and heard rumors of fishing hooks in the lake. Wasn't terribly cold either. Can't wait to return!