Mother's Day is a special occasion to honor and celebrate the incredible women in our lives, and what better way to share lasting memories than to be surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of Colorado's landscape right outside your doorstep? You’ll find plenty of picturesque hikes across the Denver area that offer the perfect opportunity to bond with Mom while enjoying stunning scenery and invigorating exercise. Whether she's a seasoned hiker or prefers a leisurely stroll through nature, there's a trail for every mom to enjoy this Mother's Day — read on for some of our most recommended spots.

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Red Rocks Trail at Red Rocks Park
Treat Mom to a hike among the iconic red sandstone formations of Red Rocks Park. The Red Rocks Trail offers panoramic views of the surrounding foothills and Denver skyline, making it an ideal spot for a scenic Mother's Day outing. Walk along the well-maintained trail and soak in the views of this unique geological wonder. Remember to snap a few photos together to capture memories of your special day!

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Mount Falcon Park
Head to Mount Falcon Park in Morrison for a slightly more challenging hike with rewarding views. The park boasts a network of trails that wind through pine forests and open meadows, culminating in stunning vistas of the Front Range and Denver skyline. Hike to the historic Castle Ruins or the scenic Turkey Trot Trail, where you can enjoy a peaceful picnic surrounded by nature's beauty.

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Lair o' the Bear Park
Nestled along Bear Creek, Lair o' the Bear Park offers picturesque hiking trails suitable for hikers of all skill levels. You can take Mom for a stroll along Bear Creek Trail, where you'll enjoy the creek's soothing sounds and the forest's tranquil ambiance. Be sure to pack a picnic lunch and relax at one of the park's scenic picnic areas! Savoring quality time together couldn't be easier in a location this stunning.

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Roxborough State Park
Roxborough State Park features a variety of trails ranging from easy walks to more challenging hikes, allowing you to tailor your adventure to Mom's preferences or mood. Spend the day exploring the Fountain Valley Trail for sweeping views of towering rock formations and lush valleys, or hike the South Rim Trail for a closer look at the park's unique geological features. It's a moment you both won't want to miss!

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Eldorado Canyon State Park
For a Mother's Day hike with a touch of adventure, head to Eldorado Canyon State Park near Boulder. The park is home to several scenic trails that wind through towering sandstone cliffs and rugged terrain. You can hike along the Eldorado Canyon Trail, marveling at the park's dramatic landscapes and perhaps catching a glimpse of local wildlife. After your hike, enjoy a scenic lunch by the creek or explore the park's historic sites.

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At Shea Homes®, we understand that a home is more than just a place to live — it's your base camp to share stories of all your adventures. That's why we're passionate about creating homes where you and Mom can make and share memories. This Mother's Day, "Take a hike!" The stunning scenery and quality time together are sure to make this a day to remember.

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