One of the best things about living in Denver is that there’s no shortage of amazing hikes all over town. Our friends at AllTrails shared their favorite stroller-friendly hikes around Denver and they are perfect for days when you need to get everyone out of the house PRONTO. These hikes offer flat trails and many of them are paved making them perfect for strollers and even tiny bike riders. We know you’ll love them too!

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1. Sloan's Lake Loop

Sloan's Lake Loop is a heavily trafficked loop trail located near Wheat Ridge, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, running, bird watching, and road biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.6 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: John Cassidy/AllTrails

2. Berkeley Lake Park Loop

Berkeley Lake Park Loop is a moderately trafficked loop trail located near Wheat Ridge, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The trail surface is paved concrete and typically at least four feet wide. The estimated grade is gentle (all 3% or less) so will likely be traversable for most wheelchairs/mobility equipment or strollers.

Distance: 1.1 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Jason Hahn/AllTrails

3. South Platte River Greenway Trail East

South Platte River Greenway Trail East is a heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Denver, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. The trail surface is paved and typically at least six feet wide. The grade is mostly gentle (all estimated under 5%) so most wheelchair and stroller users will likely be able to traverse the trail.

Distance: 13.9 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: David B/AllTrails

4. Lakewood Gulch Trail

Lakewood Gulch Trail is a lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Denver, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and running. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. This paved trail is popular with biking commuters and runners.

Distance: 4.1 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Brian Wert/AllTrails

5. Bluff Lake Nature Center

Bluff Lake Nature Center Loop is a moderately trafficked loop trail located near Aurora, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Bluff Lake has a 1-mile Lake Loop with an additional ½-mile Sand Creek Loop. The 123-acre wildlife park is located within Denver, Colorado city limits. It is mostly flat, with both stairs and an accessible entry ramp. Wildlife abounds and varied ecosystems offer year-round activity options.

Distance: 1.4 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: David B/AllTrails

6. Central Park Denver Loop

Central Park Denver is a moderately trafficked loop trail located near Denver, Colorado that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, nature trips, and bird watching.

Distance: 2.9 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Christin Cordova/AllTrails

7. Clear Creek Trail and Prospect Lake Loop

Clear Creek Trail and Prospect Lake Loop is a heavily trafficked loop trail located near Wheat Ridge, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

This family-friendly loop follows Clear Creek past Prospect, Tabor and West Lakes. It is paved on the north side of the river for bicycles and unpaved for most of the southern portion of the river for foot traffic only. There are many access points for Clear Creek Trail, so you don't necessarily need to start at the trailhead shown on this page.

Distance: 6.8 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Ben Reddin/AllTrails

8. Crown Hill Lake Loop and Nature Trail

Crown Hill Lake Loop and Nature Trail is a heavily trafficked loop trail located near Wheat Ridge, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until December. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

The trail is partially paved and partially dirt. It is typically at least five feet wide. The estimated average grade is 2% and the max grade is 5%. The most accessible trail in this park is the 0.7 mile Nature Preserve/Wildlife Sanctuary loop trail in the northwestern section of the park, which is considered fully ADA accessible.

Distance: 1.6 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Coco/AllTrails

9. Cherry Creek Reservoir Loop Trail

Cherry Creek Reservoir Loop Trail is a heavily trafficked loop trail located near Aurora, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. It is suggested to park in the Tower Loop parking lot and take the route counter-clockwise, beginning with the Dam Trail.

Distance: 8.8 miles
Difficulty: Easy

photo: Dan Douds/AllTrails

10. Bear Creek Greenbelt Lakewood Trail

Bear Creek Greenbelt Lakewood Trail is a heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Lakewood, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

The main trail surface is paved and typically at least five feet wide. The grade is mostly gentle, all estimated 4% or less, so most wheelchair and stroller users will likely be able to navigate this trail.

Distance: 3.3 miles
Difficulty: Easy

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