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The following is a list of significant historic, scenic, and recreational trails in the U.S. State of Colorado.

National Historic Trails

The four National Historic Trails that pass through Colorado are:

National Scenic Trail

Continental Divide Trail, Torreys to Grays
Grays Peak is the highest point on the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail and the Continental Divide in North America.

The National Scenic Trail that passes through Colorado is:

National Recreation Trails

Grays and Torreys Peaks 2006-08-06
Grays Peak National Recreation Trail approaching the summit

The 28 federally designated National Recreation Trails in Colorado are:

Regional trails

McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area (9323589206)
A cyclist on the Kokopelli Trail in McInnis Canyons National Conservation Area.

The following transcontinental hiking trail was established by the American Discovery Trail Society.

  • American Discovery Trail

The following hiking trail across the Southern Rocky Mountains is maintained by the Colorado Trail Foundation.

The following three single-track mountain bike trails are maintained by the Colorado Plateau Mountain Bike Trail Association and the Bureau of Land Management.

  • Kokopelli Trail
  • Paradox Trail
  • Tabeguache Trail

Bicycle routes

Mules in the valley threaded by Hoosier Pass, high in Colorado's Rocky Mountains straddling Park and Summit counties. This pass is the highest point on the TransAmerica Trail, a transcontinental LCCN2015633685
Hoosier Pass on the TransAmerica Trail Bicycle Route.

The following four bicycle touring routes through Colorado are regularly scouted by the Adventure Cycling Association.

  • Great Divide Mountain Bike Route
  • Great Parks Bicycle Route
  • TransAmerica Trail Bicycle Route
  • Western Express Bicycle Route
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