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Golden Gate Canyon State Park

3873 Highway 46, 92 Crawford Gulch Road, Golden, CO 80403
+1 303-582-3707
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Beautiful trails and visitor center

Pros * Well maintained and clearly marked trails * Interesting visitor center with helpful staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike F
Denver, Colorado
Awesome hiking and camping

SUCH a beautiful state park. We camped up at Aspen Meadows Campground and intended to stay two... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katy F
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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This area is particularly good for snowshoers.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“panorama point” (29 reviews)
“visitor center” (18 reviews)
“mountain base” (5 reviews)
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3873 Highway 46, 92 Crawford Gulch Road, Golden, CO 80403
+1 303-582-3707
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros * Well maintained and clearly marked trails * Interesting visitor center with helpful staff * Fun to feed the trout in the visitor center pond. Food is provided for 25 cents. * Bathrooms are clean * Fun curvy roads to the park Cons *...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

SUCH a beautiful state park. We camped up at Aspen Meadows Campground and intended to stay two nights...but only stayed one due to a huge amount of snowfall overnight! (Such is the risk you take camping in the mountains, though.) Really a beautiful park with...More

Thank Katy F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Golden Gate Canyon park is one of the most relaxing quick destinations available in Colorado. Plentiful wildlife, helpful Rangers, a darling visitors center! Trails from easy to advanced, and of course the friendly Colorado residents. Who could ask for anything more? Lynne Wright HGTV...More

Thank Lynne W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this state park and the only reason I give it 4/5 stars is that it is EXTREMELY overused! (and the trail signs could use some work)

Thank Whitney V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the 3,5 mile moderate hike through some of the most breathtaking views ever. We went on September 30th which was the perfect time to view the aspens changing colors. We took a picnic lunch and this is the best hike I have ever...More

Thank WineSnob7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to hike. Visitor center small but well done. Good place when higher areas are in the clouds.

Thank TMWildMed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gorgeous place, close to Golden , that makes you feel lost in nature. There is a good variety of camping areas including yurts and cabins. The mountain bike trails and hiking trails take you through all sorts of terrain. I love going...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful State Park. There is a good visitor centre where you can feed the fish in the pond outside. There are lots of trails of differing levels of difficulty through beautiful pine and aspen forests with alpine meadows. No doubt if you...More

Thank susiedu
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Everyone can enjoy the trails, whenever you are experienced hiker or not. Better prepare a good hiking shoes.

Thank Bo G
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Colorado Artisan Buddy Townsend Home Studio, Sheep Mountain Overlook Gallery is just down the road from Golden Gate Canyon State Park. A must see State Park for all of the wildlife and beautiful natural scenes, Colorado is one of the most breathe taking, God inspiring,...More

Thank Wanda T
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Sharon S
14 October 2017|
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Response from Owlman2 | Reviewed this property |
I would think you could, but you'll need to call the park directly to make sure. It would certainly be a gorgeous area to capture on video. Good luck!
14 September 2017|
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Response from Sondra S | Reviewed this property |
It's a winding road up from hwy 93. Maybe a 45 minute drive if you're comfortable on mountain roads. Maybe a bit less. It's high, so you could encounter weather. Wear layers. The weather could be different than in Golden... More
Karen S
21 June 2017|
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