Backpacking and Hiking in Colorado's Pristine Wilderness

Come Explore The Heart of the Colorado Rockies!

Wilderness backpacking and hiking in the Colorado Rockies with Noah's ArkColorado's Rocky Mountains hold a special place in the memories of most people who have ever experienced a hiking, backpacking or camping adventure. Many Colorado visitors remember warm summer nights spent under the stars during a family camping trip. Others vividly remember backpacking or hiking with their youth groups during high school. And Colorado wilderness backpacking trips offer a tremendous opportunity for adventure, learning and development.

Since 1983, Noah's Ark has been offering uniquely-tailored guided Colorado rafting and adventure vacations for friends, youth and church groups, families and other groups. Whether you are a seasoned Colorado native or a new visitor with little or no experience camping in Colorado, you can enjoy the best of Colorado adventures on a trip with Noah's Ark. Year after year, many of our guests return to experience Colorado with us and make extraordinary memories in the process.

Group backpacking and hiking trips in the Colorado wilderness with Noah's Ark Customizing Colorado Hiking and Backpacking Adventures to Meet your Needs!

Noah's Ark offers a variety of options and packages to create the perfect wilderness hiking or backpacking experience for you and your group or family.  Our wilderness backpacking trips are offered May - August with lengths from 3 - 6 days.  These trips are perfect for scout troops, families and youth groups.  We recommend combining your backpacking trip with other activities such as whitewater rafting, rock climbing or fishing. 

Leave the noise and clutter of the city behind
and open your mind and your heart.

Wilderness backpacking and hiking adventure trips with Noah's ArkNoah's Ark is strongly committed to wilderness education and the wilderness experience. We depend solely on the wilderness for our livelihood and want to instill a strong sense of environmental responsibility in each of our guests. Noah's Ark teaches practical skills, such as Leave No Trace, that equip individuals with the knowledge necessary for natural resource preservation and protection. We are committed to caring for the environment and feel that each person who journeys with us should be as well.

Haven't been backpacking before or a little unsure of planning a trip? No worries, come with us and let us take care of it all! Noah's backpacking and adventure trips can vary from 1 to 8 Days in length.  Our guides are trained in wilderness preservation and protection, Leave No Trace ethics and Advanced Wilderness First Aid and they will teach you all the skills you need.  They will prepare three delicious meals a day for you as well as provide basic camping and backpacking equipment.

Colorado Wilderness Backpacking and Hiking Trips

Backpacking Adventures in Pristine Colorado Rocky Mountain Wilderness

/media2/images/crop_255_140/backpacking/colorado_backpacking_1971.jpg Backpacking Multi-Day Trips Colorado Wilderness Backpacking Trips Trips 3-7 days in length. Come enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Colorado as we guide you deep into the wilderness. Relax away from the noise of our culture and enjoy the peacefulness of laying out under the stars. Incredible guide staff. Minimum group size: 10. Meals Camping Groups Ministries
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/media2/images/crop_255_140/river/arkansas_river_colorado_3788.jpg Adventure Packages Combine Rafting, Rock Climbing, and Hiking for custom adventure packages. 1- 3 days in Length. These are basecamp trips combining the best adventure activities based out of our 12 acre riverfront property. Meals Camping Ministries

Looking for an adventure that will take you a step beyond?

Colorado is home to more 14,000-foot mountain peaks (locally known as "fourteeners") than any other state in the country. Come with us to scale the peak of one of these famous, much sought after fourteeners in the Rocky Mountains and join a small percentage of the population to ever accomplish this impressive feat!

View our Colorado Adventure Trips Tailored Specifically for Groups, Families, and Ministries



We operate our Colorado backpacking and camping trips using our permitted access to the popular Collegiate Peaks Wilderness Area. Boasting eight of the tallest peaks in the lower 48 states, lush mountain valleys, clear alpine streams, and over 105 miles of hiking trails spread across 166,938 acres of land, the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness Area is truly one of the most beautiful places in the country.


Noah's Ark also operates trips using permits for the Buffalo Peaks Wilderness Area, a Colorado region that gains its name from two high-domed peaks that are visible from miles around.
*Noah's Ark is permitted by the USFS to run trips in the Pike, San Isabel, and Gunnison National Forests.

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Other Colorado Adventure Trip Packages

Check out our Adventure Packages for additional Noah's trips offering multiple activities including rock climbing, rappelling, rafting, hiking and more!.  Trips Vary from 1-3 Days.

Noah's Ark is an equal opportunity provider and is operated under special use permit with the Pike, San Isabel, and Gunnison National Forests