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The Easy 1-Mile Winter Hike In Colorado That’s Positively Bewitching

Are you feeling a little bloated from all of the rich holiday food you have consumed and need to stretch your legs? You don’t need to go searching high and low; just take our advice and hop on this easy, yet beautiful one-mile winter hike in Colorado:

Located in Colorado Springs, Quail Lake Trail is a scenic 1.1-mile hike nestled within the lovely Quail Lake Park. With its close proximity to the clear waters of Quail Lake and gorgeous snowcapped mountains, the trail is a serene and unexpected oasis within the big city. Bringing kids along for your walk? No problem, as the paved trail is suited for all skill levels AND passes a large playground perfect for burning off energy from all of those delicious Christmas cookies!

For more easy trails, check out these 11 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone In Colorado Should Take!

Annie is a freelance writer, content editor, and marketing whiz with a background in broadcasting and a passion for chicken nachos. When she isn't gushing about her love of Colorado, you can find her chasing after her two adorable sons and/or dreaming up a new home improvement project for her husband.