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Biking on trail at Lory State Park

 10 Essentials of Hiking

  1. Appropriate footwear
  2. Map and compass/GPS
  3. Extra water and a way to purify it
  4. Extra food
  5. Rain gear and extra clothing
  6. Safety items: fire, light, and a whistle
  7. First aid kit
  8. Knife or multi-purpose tool
  9. Sun screen and sun glasses
  10. Daypack/backpack

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 Nature Trails

Take your family outdoors and learn a little about Colorado's natural world while you are out and about. Our parks offer a number of family-friendly and interpretive nature trails equipped with educational signs and brochures. Take advantage of these trails next time you are at a state park and discover the plants and animals that call Colorado and our parks home.

 ​Find a Trail

Whether it's hiking, biking, wildlife watching, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing - you name it - the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Recreational Trails Program is here to bring you the support and information you want for the adventure of a lifetime.

View links to trails in Colorado State Parks, or on other public lands on the Colorado Trail Explorer, Colorado's official trail map.