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ROCKY MTN DAY HIKES

Rocky Mountain Day Hikes

Taking a full day to hike in the mountain wonderland of Rocky Mountain National Park is something you'll never forget! Join us for a guided day hike deep into the high peaks of the Continental Divide! Our day hike tours will take you to the waterfalls, wildlife, wildflowers, alpine meadows, and mountain summits in this breathtaking national park.

All day hikes include a professional guide, natural and cultural history interpretation, use of a backpack and trekking poles, snacks and a picnic lunch. We offer 7 options, each a distinct, hand-picked adventure to highlight amazing aspects of Rocky Mountain National Park. Give us a call at 800-715-HIKE (4453) to learn more or book your hike today!

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Walks in the Park (Level 1 and 2)
Colorado Day Hike

Glacier Gorge

Alpine Lakes • Waterfalls • High Country
Custom Hike
June-October
Level 1
5-8 hours
7-10mi / 11-16km
$135-$235
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Colorado Day Hike

Odessa Gorge Adventure

Alpine Lakes • Thru Hike • Wildlife
Custom Hike
June-October
Level 2
6-8 hours
9.2mi / 15km
$145-$300
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Explorer Hikes (Level 3 and 4)
Chasm Lake Day Hike at Rocky Mountain National Park

Chasm Lake

Alpine Lakes • Classic Views • Waterfalls
Custom Hike
June-October
Level 3
6-8 hours
8.5mi / 13.5km
$135-$235
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Mount Chiquita Hike

Mount Chiquita

Peak Bagging • Amazing Views • Wildlife
Custom Day Hike
July-September
Level 3
6-8 hours
7+mi / 11+km
$135-$235
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Emerald Lake Snowshoe
Day Snowshoe Tours
Snowshoeing • Amazing Views • Alpine Lakes
Group & Private Tours

4-9 hours
$95+
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Adventure Hikes (Level 5)
Colorado Day Hike
Guides Choice Award

Hallett Peak Ascent

Peak Climb • Alpine Lakes • Glaciers
Custom Hike
July-September
Level 4
6-8 hours
9mi / 14km
$135-$235
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Colorado Day Hike

Longs Peak Ascent

Famous Peak • Alpine Lakes • Glaciers
Custom Hike
July-September
Level 5
12-14 hours
12.5mi / 20km
$195-$285
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More Rocky Mountain Trip Styles

Colorado Rockies Backpacking Tours
Rocky Mountain Backpacking Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park is in many ways the heart of the Colorado Rockies. Our Colorado backpacking trips take you high to alpine basins, mountain lakes, craggy peaks, glaciers, forests and the wildflower-filled meadows of Rocky Mountain National Park. We offer a variety of trips that fit a range of fitness and experience levels. For novice hikers a hike to Thunder Lake, "Across the Divide," or Continental Divide Loop are great options; more experienced and ambitious hikers might look to our Longs Peak Loop or Mummy Range Trek. Regardless of your choice, we're ready to provide an unforgettable adventure!

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Colorado Rockies Portered Hiking Trip
Porter & Llama Treks

Enjoy the amazing backcountry of Rocky Mountain National Park on a multi-day tour, hiking with just a light day pack! Porters or llamas will carry our gear in and out so we can fully enjoy being in this truly stunning mountain country! These trips are all-inclusive opportunities to make the very most of your time at Rocky Mountain National Park, and to comfortably experience an adventurous excursion into the Rockies. Choose from multiple spectacular porter/llama treks in Rocky Mountain National Park. These trips are Level 2 or 3 adventures, great for family outings, and are 3 to 4 days in length.

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Colorado Rockies Inn-based Hiking Trips
Inn-based Tours

Our all-inclusive Rocky Mountain National Park inn-based tours immerse guests in the ecology, human, and natural history of Rocky Mountain National Park. From our base in comfortable and historic lodging in Estes Park, Colorado, we’ll experience all of the diversity the Park has to offer: from pristine mountain lakes to high peaks and alpine glaciers, to the iconic Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep - our day hikes are chosen to highlight the most remarkable features of this National Park.

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Colorado Rockies Basecamp Hiking Trip
Rocky Mountain Basecamp Tour

Our Rocky Mountain National Park Basecamp Tour is an opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors and famous Colorado Rockies from the comfort of a scenic, private campground. We'll leave camp each day and embark on a series of day hikes that hit the highlights of Rocky Mountain National Park. We'll hike to waterfalls, high peaks, mountain lakes, lush valleys, excellent areas for wildlife like moose and elk, and more. Each evening we'll return to camp for showers, great outdoor meals, and campfires. Come join us for an extraordinary experience of the Rocky Mountains!

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Rocky Mountain Snowshoe Tours
Rocky Mountain Snowshoe Tours

Discover the Colorado Rockies in winter on a Snowshoe Adventure. We traverse beneath the high peaks near the Continental Divide, cross frozen mountain lakes, explore mountain meadows where Elk, Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep, Lynx, and even the rare Wolverine may be seen. Absorb the magic of winter! We offer a 1-day Snowshoe Tour and a 4-day, inn-based snowshoe tour with historic accommodations in Estes Park. Whether you have 1 day or a week, snowshoeing Rocky Mountain National Park is something you'll never forget!

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