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Hiking Day Trips

Hiking is one of the best ways and experience the Colorado Rockies. We offer full and half day hiking trips from easy to advanced. Explore the high peaks and alpine lakes of Rocky Mountain National Park or explore the granite crags of Lory State Park just minutes away from the city of Fort Collins. The choice is yours! Where will you sojourn? Choose a location below!

Nestled in the foothills above Horsetooth Reservoir, Lory State Park is one of Northern Colorado's hidden gems. A mere 15 minute drive from the city of Fort Collins, you don't get better access than this. Beyond hiking Lory is also known for it's rock climbing, mountain biking, hunting and fishing. 

Lory has many wonderful hikes to offer. Arthurs Rock trail, leads to the summit of a prominent granite dome that offers spectacular views of Fort Collins. East and West Valley trails wander through low hog back ridges punctuated by bright red sandstone cliffs that are reminiscent of Southern Utah. For those seeking an all-day adventure the Timber-Westridge-Howard trails linkup makes for an epic 7.5 mile tour de Lory. Perhaps the best thing about Lory for many folks is that it is dog friendly and of course our hikes are too! No need to leave your best friend at home!

Half Day LSP Hike

4-5 Hours | Beginner - Intermediate | 1-8 People

Our half day hike is the perfect way to get a taste of Lory State Park. The Arthurs Rock Trail is our most popular hike in this category and is an excellent half-day outing that leaves you plenty of time and energy to keep exploring Fort Collins after your hike!

Full Day LSP Hike

6-8 Hours | Beginner - Advanced | 1-8 PeoplE

 

If you are looking for more mileage and more challenge, choose the full day hike and that is exactly what you will get! We have options to link multiple trails in an epic loop that will leave your legs sore and itching for more! This is a great option for folks who want to prepare for some of the bigger and more challenging hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park.

LSP overnight Backpacking

2 Days | Beginner - ADVANCED | 1-8 PeoplE

 

Interested in taking your hiking to the next level and spending the night under the stars? Our LSP Overnight Backpacking trip is the perfect introduction to multiday wilderness trips. Our focus is on making sure you learn the skills you need to go further in the backcountry than ever before! 

Looking for something different?

Send us an inquiry and we can create a custom tour suited to your skill level! Contact us here.