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From leisurely walking trails to adventurous climbs, Hayden has a hiking trail for everyone. Check out these local attractions for the best places to run, hike and bike. 

Yampa River State Park

The Yampa River State Park features a nature path and several places to hike near access sites along the river. With the high-desert environment, these trails can offer some of the most scenic views in the area.


Duffy Mountain

Duffy Mountain, a low mountain of sedimentary rock less than an hour from Hayden, offers numerous routes up ranging in length and difficulty. Rather than alpine, the mountain is a cold desert climate with populations of elk, deer, bighorn sheep, black bears, cougars, rattlesnakes and other wildlife viewing opportunities.