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#5 of 41 state parks in Colorado

Best trails in Chatfield State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Chatfield State Park, Colorado? AllTrails has 14 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 10 easy trails in Chatfield State Park ranging from 0.9 to 14.9 miles and from 5,383 to 5,816 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Situated in the foothills southwest of Denver, Chatfield State Park is centered around the beautiful Chatfield Reservoir. The park is a playground for boaters, water sports lovers, and fishermen. Those looking for on-land activities will also find miles of walking trails where you'll likely see a variety of wildlife. A well-maintained campground is available for overnight guests.

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Map of trails in Chatfield State Park
Park information
Park hours
Monday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Contact
303-791-7275
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Top trails (14)
#1 - Waterton Canyon Trail
Chatfield State Park
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 5 h 27 m
Due to COVID-19 restrictions the canyon is only open on weekdays one half hour before sunrise to one half hour before sunset. Additionally the "last chance" water fountain has been turned off. Please Show more
#2 - Waterton Canyon Short Hike
Chatfield State Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
NOTE: Colorado State Park camping facilities, camping grounds and playgrounds are closed until further notice due to COVID-19. Please check with the park for up to date information. Note: Users haveShow more
#3 - Chatfield Dog Park
Chatfield State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 40 m
Chatfield Dog Park is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Littleton, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options Show more
#4 - Indian Creek and Stevens Gulch Loop
Chatfield State Park
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Length: 17.6 mi • Est. 8 h 19 m
Indian Creek and Stevens Gulch Loop is a 17.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Littleton, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
#5 - South Platte River Loop
Chatfield State Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m
South Platte River Loop is a 4.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Louviers, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#6 - Chatfield Dam to Chatfield Internal Trail Loop
Chatfield State Park
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Length: 11.4 mi • Est. 4 h 35 m
Chatfield Dam to Chatfield Internal Trail Loop is a 11.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Littleton, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primShow more
#7 - Waterton Canyon Indian Creek Mountain Bike Trail
Chatfield State Park
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Length: 28.6 mi • Est. Multi-day
This is an epic mountain bike ride, the beginning of the Colorado Trail, a trail that travels over 400 hundred miles and ends in Durango. This ride follows part of the Colorado Trail and then joins thShow more
#8 - Audubon Nature Trail
Chatfield State Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 22 m
Audubon Nature Trail is a 0.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Littleton, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, natShow more
#9 - High Line Canal Trail: Waterton Canyon
Chatfield State Park
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Length: 14.9 mi • Est. 6 h
High Line Canal Trail: Waterton Canyon is a 14.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Louviers, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers aShow more
#10 - Chatfield Dam Trail
Chatfield State Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 2 h 51 m
Chatfield Dam Trail is a 6.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Littleton, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walkiShow more
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