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Eldorado Canyon

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The striking mountains and variety of paths for all aptitudes makes this the perfect quick trip... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nancy O
Trip Favorite in Colorado

This was maybe my favorite thing I did in Colorado, even could've been better than RMNP for me... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The striking mountains and variety of paths for all aptitudes makes this the perfect quick trip from Boulder.

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was maybe my favorite thing I did in Colorado, even could've been better than RMNP for me, it's also a lot cheaper than RMNP. We did two of the trails, rattlesnake trail (more challenging) and fowlers, the views on fowlers are better imo, I...More

1  Thank XavierNY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an awesome day on the trails....the Fowler Trail is easy and less than a mile. The Rattlesnake Gulch Trail is more challenging but still not difficult. It was beautiful and the overlook to see the Continental Divide is amazing. Back on the ground...More

Thank lisaZ8944KZ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eldorado canyon is a great place to go for a hike. Also really enjoy watching the many rock climbers that are always present here.

1  Thank spaged
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to hike with lots of beautiful views. Also, if your into rock climbing, this is for you. Visitors center available with lots of good information

Thank Ed B
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We parked in town and walked into the park. Saved a few bucks on entrance fee. It’s $3 to walk in. We found out later that we parked in an area reserved for pool visitors. Fortunately we didn’t get ticketed. We walked a somewhat steep...More

Thank S F
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Nice scenes but lots of dust from cars. Narrow roads which makes it difficult to pass 2 cars. If there are cafes or restaurants it would be exciting but there are only wooden seats for picnics.

Thank T8180QSalia
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Colorado has endless options for hiking but this one is quite remarkable. We went on a Saturday in the summer so we got there by 9:45am in order to get parking. There were still spots when we arrived but by the time we left, the...More

1  Thank JSTrip_77
Reviewed 6 August 2018

spectacular view and scenery. Took the dogs and theyy loved it. All kinds of new smells. The Fowler Trail is the gentle trail not strenuous at all.

Thank Billy S
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Both in views, trail and seeing a little rattle(snack)! Be careful, but enjoy! It is worth the potential scare for the beautiful views!

Thank amy l
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SJRODDICK
2 March 2018|
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Response from go_mommy | Reviewed this property |
Make the time to At least have a snack by the rushing water. You can walk Fowler trail, it’s more like a walk than a hike. A short walk will give you great views. Go all the way to the visitor center parking lot when you get... More
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SJRODDICK
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Response from wotan10950 | Reviewed this property |
It is very much worth it! There is no strenuous hiking if you follow the Fowler Trail. Bring comfortable sneakers.
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812kindrag
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