Rocky Mountain National Park is best experienced on foot; allowing you to slow down, see the details, hear the sounds, and experience the fragrances that you would otherwise miss. While there are only a few roads running through the national park, there are over 350 miles of hiking trails leading into nearly every corner of the park. These trails range from intense climbs to the top of mountain summits to gentle strolls through meadows and around mountain lakes. Whatever your level of fitness, there is plenty to see and enjoy.
There is no doubt that Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the best places in the country to experience the wilderness through hiking. For some it may be all about conquering a difficult trail, for others it is about seeing the popular and iconic scenes of the park, and for others it may be about getting away from the crowds and truly experiencing nature. Whatever your plan is, you won't regret spending time on the trail in this spectacular national park.