Best trails in Aurora

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Looking for a great trail near Aurora, Colorado? AllTrails has 18 great running trails, hiking 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Eldorado Canyon State Park or Roxborough State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Boulder Open Space or Genesee Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 17 easy trails in Aurora ranging from 0.8 to 16.1 miles and from 5,347 to 5,961 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Aurora
Top trails (18)
#1 - Cherry Creek Reservoir Loop Trail
Cherry Creek State Park
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 3 h 45 m
Park in the Tower Loop parking lot and take the route counter-clockwise, beginning with the Dam Trail.Show more
#2 - Bluff Lake Nature Center
Sand Creek Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 37 m
Bluff Lake has a 1-mile Lake Loop with an additional ½-mile Sand Creek Loop. The 123-acre wildlife park is located within Denver, Colorado city limits. It is mostly flat, with both stairs and an accesShow more
#3 - Aurora Reservoir
Aurora Reservoir Recreation A
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Length: 8 mi • Est. 3 h 19 m
Note: There is a day pass to enter: $10/car.Show more
#4 - Quincy Reservoir
Aurora, Colorado
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
Day Pass: $10 per vehicleShow more
#5 - Star K Ranch Open Space Loop
Star K Ranch Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 20 m
Star K Ranch Open Space Loop is a 0.8 mile loop trail located near Aurora, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walShow more
#6 - Cherry Creek Natural Area
Cherry Creek State Park
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 2 h 17 m
Cherry Creek Natural Area is a 5.5 mile out and back trail located near Aurora, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity opShow more
#7 - Cherry Creek Spillway Trail
Aurora, Colorado
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 45 m
The Cherry Creek Spillway Trail offers wide open views with the Denver skyline as a distant backdrop. Along the way, recreational opportunities abound as the path winds through Aurora's Wheel Park andShow more
#8 - Sand Creek Greenway Trail
Star K Ranch Park
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 5 h 6 m
Sand Creek Greenway Trail is a 12.4 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Aurora, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail offShow more
#9 - Wetland and Cherry Creek Trail Loop
Cherry Creek State Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 10 m
Wetland and Cherry Creek Trail Loop is a 5.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Aurora, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of actShow more
#10 - Smoky Hill Trail to Parker Road Trail Loop
Cherry Creek State Park
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h
NOTE: Parking areas and parts of this trail may be closed due to COVID-19. Please check here for updates: https://cpw.state.co.us/placestogo/parks/CherryCreekShow more
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