Best trails in Canon City

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Looking for a great trail near Canon City, Colorado? AllTrails has 25 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking 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 Cheyenne Mountain State Park or Lake Pueblo State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like North Cheyenne Cañon Park or Bear Creek Cañon Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 13 easy trails in Canon City ranging from 0.9 to 9.1 miles and from 5,360 to 8,467 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 Canon City
Top trails (25)
#1 - Tunnel Drive Trail
Canon City, Colorado
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
Tunnel Drive Trail is a 3.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Canon City, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity oShow more
#2 - Arkansas River Canyon Rim Trail
Royal Gorge Park
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
This is a great hike with fantastic views throughout. Very little elevation changes and beautiful wild flowers. Show more
#3 - Royal Gorge Overlook Loop
Royal Gorge Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 42 m
Royal Gorge Overlook Loop is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Canon City, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primariShow more
#4 - Tanner Trail
Temple Canyon Park
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Length: 12.2 mi • Est. 7 h 32 m
Very steep hike, but great views of Pikes Peak and surrounding area. Rocky, muddy in spots, Dogs allowed, Show more
#5 - Temple Trail via Temple Ridge Campground
Temple Canyon Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 1 h
Start at the last campsite at Temple Ridge picnic and camping area. Follow the sign for the Temple Trail. You'll begin with a fairly steep descent into the canyon. At the bottom of the canyon, turn riShow more
#6 - Oil Well Flats Trail
Oil Well Flats Trail System
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Length: 12.8 mi • Est. 5 h 7 m
Oil Well Flats Trail is a 12.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Canon City, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#7 - Redemption Trail
Temple Canyon Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
Redemption Trail is a 2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Canon City, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
#8 - Cañon City Skyline Drive
Canon City, Colorado
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Length: 2.8 mi
Cañon City Skyline Drive is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Canon City, Colorado that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily usShow more
#9 - Stultz Trail
San Isabel National Forest
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Length: 8.4 mi • Est. 4 h 45 m
Stultz Trail is a 8.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Canon City, Colorado that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and trail runnShow more
#10 - Arkansas Riverwalk Trail
Canon City, Colorado
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 3 h 52 m
Walk/Biking path along the Arkansas River. Several spots to stop and cool off in or by the water. Great for dogs.Show more
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