Whether your group wants to summit a mountain or get up close and personal with waterfalls, Rocky Mountain National Park boasts some of the best hiking in the Rockies. With about 535 miles of maintained trails and 35 trailheads, you'll have to come back again and again to conquer every trail.

For some of the top suggested lake hikes, waterfall hikes, and summit hikes, visit the National Park Service website.

Download hiking and park maps here.

Note: Pets are prohibited on ALL Rocky Mountain National Park trails, tundra, and meadows. Leashed pets are allowed along established roads and parking areas, and in established campgrounds and picnic areas. Pet owners must follow Leave No Trace principles by disposing of any pet waste in the trash, and by ensuring pets do not make noise that impacts other visitors or park wildlife. Visit the National Park Service website for more information about pets in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Be sure to check Rocky Mountain National Park’s current reservation requirements and make your reservation at Recreation.gov.