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This One Easy Hike Near Denver Will Lead You Someplace Unforgettable

If you’re looking for a short easy hike near Denver that is suitable for pretty much ANYone, try the loop at Echo Lake in the Mt. Evans Wilderness Area. It’s a great destination to take out-of-towners for fabulous views of the Rockies without having to expend a lot of energy. This gentle one-mile trail circles around the lake and also has access to several other incredible hiking trails, including those leading to Chicago Lakes, Bear Track Lakes, and the summit of Mt. Evans.

What is your favorite easy hike near Denver? Share your short and scenic trails in the comments!

R. Phillips
Exploring the wilds of Denver, Colorado, and beyond.