An Easy But Gorgeous Hike, Fowler Trail Leads To A Stunning Hidden Overlook In Colorado

With a landscape as gorgeous, mountainous, and – let’s face it – undeniably epic as Colorado’s, it can be a challenge to sift through the overwhelming number of trails that crisscross the state. In fact, sometimes the hardest part about hiking in Colorado is just choosing where to go in the first place! But for an easy trek that is packed with a surprising number of larger-than-life rewards AND is only a short drive from Denver, one special trail in Eldorado Canyon State Park is hard to beat. Accessible, beautiful, and delightfully overlooked, Fowler Trail is one of the most incredible hikes in the Front Range and has all the makings of a brag-worthy outdoor adventure. Let’s go!

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Whether you’re on the hunt for the perfect day hike to tackle solo or a family-friendly getaway, our state has got it! But for an easy escape into some of the best rugged terrain that Colorado has to offer, Fowler Trail has you covered either way.

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Address: Rattlesnake Gulch, Eldorado Springs, CO 80303, USA