The Colorado Trail in North America is estimated to be 567 miles (913 kilometers) long, and takes 38 days* to complete when hiking at an average of 15 miles (25 kilometers) per day.
This trail is also referred to as the CT.
It is a linear trail, which means that to do a thru hike, you will have to start and end your hike in different places.
The Colorado Trail has 2 terminuses. Most thruhikers choose to start their hike at the Waterton Canyon Trailhead in Littleton, Colorado, United States and end their hike at the Colorado Trail Trailhead in Durango, Colorado, United States.
A good day of the year to start this hike from the Waterton Canyon Trailhead is July 1.
The Colorado Trail Foundation takes on the task of maintaining, improving, and advocating for the Colorado Trail as its trail association.
|Length||567 miles (913 kilometers)|
|Far Out Guide||Colorado Trail Map|
|Trail Association||Colorado Trail Foundation|
|Terminus A||Waterton Canyon Trailhead, Littleton, Colorado, United States|
|Terminus B||Colorado Trail Trailhead, Durango, Colorado, United States|
Estimated Total Budget (USD): $3,330.00