DENVER (KDVR) — A monsoon surge is on the way this weekend and afternoon showers and thunderstorms could impact your outdoor plans.

If you are looking to get outside and do some hiking before the rain hits, we have you covered.

Here are five short hikes to take this weekend:

Mount Falcon Lookout Trail

This hike is 1.8 miles out and back in Morrison. said it takes an average of 43 minutes to complete and has 180 feet of elevation gain.

Bruin Bluff Trail Loop

This is a 1.5-mile loop at Lair ‘o the Bear Park. It takes around 39 minutes to complete, according to, and has 216-feet of elevation gain.

Red Rocks Trading Post Trail

This is a 1.5-mile loop at Rock Rocks Park. The hike takes an average of 47 minutes to complete with 357-feet of elevation gain, according to

Olivine Trail Loop

This hike is a 1.5-mile loop trail in Golden. said it has 367-feet of elevation gain and takes an average of 49 minutes to complete.

Lichen Peak Trail

This is a 1.6-mile out and back hike in North Table Mountain Park. According to, it has 524-feet of elevation gain and takes an average of one hour to complete.

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