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Eldorado Canyon

Boulder, CO
+1 303-494-3943
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Loved Fowler Trail

We went to Eldorado just after a snow storm. I read that Fowler Trail was fairly easy and it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sarasota Florida
Great hiking trails

Visited after a snowfall. Good selection of trails. Walking along the stream was beautiful. Not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Randi W
Tampa, Florida, United States
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  • Excellent73%
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“fowler trail” (25 reviews)
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Boulder, CO
+1 303-494-3943
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Eldorado just after a snow storm. I read that Fowler Trail was fairly easy and it was. At some points it was very icy and we had to be careful because there are no railings to keep you from falling down a...More

1  Thank Cathy333P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited after a snowfall. Good selection of trails. Walking along the stream was beautiful. Not far from Boulder.

Thank Randi W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful drive on an easy dirt road past the Ranger Station. Pay use for cars, free for walk-ins. You drive alongside the river for perhaps a mile and it dead ends at a BBQ/picnic table area that seems either very empty or very crowded depending...More

Thank StyleCoach1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked through Eldorado Canyon, and it's a really beautiful place to be. It's very picturesque and you can see rock climbers, as the canyon walls are quite steep in areas. This canyon is extremely photogenic. Highly recommended.

1  Thank betty j
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

There are a couple of hiking trails on offer at varying difficulties. All offer picturesque views of the canyon and greater surrounding area. Definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank Louis d
Reviewed 1 November 2017

there are so many outdoor experiences to be had in Eldorado Canyon. Or you can picnic or people watch or photograph the outdoors. Quite a beautiful place!

Thank LisaYE2018
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

A good day’s hike. Short trip from Boulder. Go earlier in the day. Can get pretty dark pretty quick.

Thank ks279
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I loved the canyon area and scenery, but it is rustic with a capitol R. Driving in and out feels more like trespassing on private land, with no guarantee you'll be able to pass or get back out. Not for delicate, low riding vehicles, you...More

1  Thank KDerrick
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the park yesterday and had a wonderful time. We parked near the entrance and walked to the visitor center. Then did the trail right to the east (stairs and lots of elevation change). Amazing views. Then came down and did the Fowler Trail...More

Thank SS1971
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. Fowler trail is easy to handle, relatively flat with amazing vistas and there are so many possibilities for hiking, climbing and biking. There is not a spot in this park that isn't beautiful and photographic.

1  Thank Stacey H
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25 August 2017|
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Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
Not really.
19 April 2017|
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Response from envisagestar | Reviewed this property |
probably. 25 minutes.
4 October 2016|
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Response from eclipse_chasers | Reviewed this property |
There are many levels of hikes in Eldorado Canyon. There are access trails that allow the climbers to walk down from their ascent (these are often steep and precipitous) as well as stroller/wheelchair accessible trails... More