Are you ready to get out and explore the amazing hiking trails of Telluride, Colorado? Telluride offers everything from short little jaunts to day-long mountain hikes. Take a look at ten awesome trails.

Who would have guessed you could find so many amazing trails this close to town. Given the variety to choose from, you could hike several in a single day.

No Surprise Telluride Colorado Features Amazing Hikes

The Colorado town of Telluride is a former silver mining camp on the San Miguel River in the western San Juan Mountains. As you can imagine, it's loaded with history. What better way to experience that history than to get outdoors and hike the trails.

Hiking in Telluride You Start Out at a High Elevation

The town itself sits at 8,750 feet. In other words, you're starting out at an elevation already higher than the summit of many Colorado trails.

Telluride Hikes Will Lead to Fantastic Waterfalls

On the eastern side of Telluride, you'll find two waterfalls, Ingram Falls and Bridal Veil Falls.

Highly Rated Trails in Telluride Colorado

Some of the trails on this list have reviews on Alltrails.com. As a matter of fact, this list includes some of the top ten highest-rated trails on the site. Three of the hikes listed here have a perfect five-out-of-five star ranking from Alltrails.com.

For this list, featured trails are those with easy to moderate ratings. We'll save the 14'ers for a different gallery.

Telluride features over 30 hiking trails of various lengths and difficulty levels. Hiking season begins in May and lasts until early October. During those months you'll love the waterfalls, wildflowers, and high alpine lakes

10 Awesome Telluride Colorado Hikes You Probably Haven't Done Yet

Have you ever hiked Telluride, Colorado? There are a number of awesome hikes close to town. Here are some of the best hikes according to Alltrails.com.

15 Best Small Towns in Colorado to Visit

Whether they might be ski towns, old mining towns, or towns known for their hot springs, Colorado has no shortage of great small towns. I've lived in four very different parts of Colorado in my 34 years on this planet, (Eagle, Pueblo, Fort Collins, and Grand Junction,) and have traveled all over the state.

However, The Crazy Tourist's list of the 15 best small towns to visit in Colorado actually features some towns that I've never been to.

According to The Crazy Tourist, these are the 15 best small towns to visit in Colorado.

Ten Underrated Places to Visit in Colorado

Everybody knows about places like the Great Sand Dunes, Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater, and Mesa Verde, but there are some places in Colorado that not everybody knows about.

According to OnlyInYourState.com, these are ten of the most underrated places to visit in Colorado.