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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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Another boring state park

This place is no big shakes. Like most state parks its over regulated and hs too many rules. The... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
via mobile
Fun Day and Awesome Views

First time to Colorado and too little time. Hiked parts of Raccoon and Mule Deer Trails off of... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Knoxville, Tennessee
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This area is particularly good for snowshoers.
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3873 Highway 46, 92 Crawford Gulch Road, Golden, CO 80403
+1 303-582-3707
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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This place is no big shakes. Like most state parks its over regulated and hs too many rules. The hiking is okay. To many other great places to go nearby

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

First time to Colorado and too little time. Hiked parts of Raccoon and Mule Deer Trails off of Panorama Point and really enjoyed the short time. The views of the Continental Divide were amazing and these particular trails are easy to maneuver. Our stop at...More

1  Thank alanm012011
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My wife and I visited twice during our 3 day stay in the area. It had snowed about 2 feet just a couple of days before our arrival. There was at times on the trail, about a foot or so of snow to make your...More

Thank iowacityia
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We just drove up and back, but it was an enjoyable drive, with nice scenery. Lots of cyclists and a little scary passing them at times.

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Traveled here for the day because it was close to Denver, and had some hikes at altitude I could use to prepare for a trip to Rocky Mountain National Park. I was pleasantly surprised. It was $7.00 to get in the park, and there is...More

2  Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Of course, it's the one closest to me, as well. It's high enough in altitude to escape the summer heat. The trails are uphill and rocky, none are flat that I know of. So, it's a workout. And, it's beautiful. Whether you are going through...More

Thank Sondra S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

If you are towing a towing a large trailer, or a trailer using an under powered car, stay away from route SH 46 when going to the camp ground! Waze took us the wrong way! I went here Sept 2016 with my 13 foot Scamp...More

Thank markcas123
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Twisty drive up the mountain but once at the top had nice hiking trails with a few good views. Mostly hiking in the forest but was very enjoyable

Thank Pertraveler
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We had a wonderful day in the park . We drove to the lookout point .did a little hiking. There are lots of picnic tables available all through the park. We stopped to watch the people fishing at the lake. Very relaxing and not too...More

1  Thank sheila639
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is a great State Park for Locals or for visitors from out of town. Visited this past weekend for Mothers Day's with the family. Stop by the Visitors Center and pay $7.00 per day for your park pass and you can picnic, fish, hike...More

2  Thank brian773
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14 September 2017|
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
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21 June 2017|
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Response from kasaWisconsin | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other response. I would encourage you, however, to call directly to the state park. Last year our reservation went through fine, but the information on the site was inaccurate, which proved to be a bit of a... More