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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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Convenient hike in the foothills

One of our favorite parks to go for a day hike. Close to west Denver. Lots of trails to choose from.

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Golden gate canyon

Would definitely go back again for more hiking. Loved the light snow dusting with the sun beating... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Dallas, Texas
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This area is particularly good for snowshoers.
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  • Average4%
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3873 Highway 46, 92 Crawford Gulch Road, Golden, CO 80403
+1 303-582-3707
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

One of our favorite parks to go for a day hike. Close to west Denver. Lots of trails to choose from.

Thank jamessI9930YD
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Would definitely go back again for more hiking. Loved the light snow dusting with the sun beating down

1  Thank lauren_renner
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Live on mountain west of the park. A beautiful place and a variety of ways to camp and moderate trails.

Reviewed 26 January 2017

if outdoor activities are your thing then you will love Golden Gate Canyon State Park. Lots of hiking, rock climbing, and ice climbing.

Thank Allen H
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We visited here in early November 2016. The weather was still great then and we picked a fantastic day. We hiked the Raccoon trail which is a 2.5 trail loop, rated moderate. It takes you through Panorama Point then back to the Reverend Ridge Campground...More

1  Thank TomK959
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This park has lots of great places to picnic, hike, go on a scenic drive, or to just relax in a beautiful place.

Thank Walter E
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Our daughter and family gave us a unique Christmas gift. We spent two nights with them here in the Harmsen Guest House. They have a horse hotel there for their two horses and we went riding on the beautiful trails the two days we were...More

Thank laurelboo
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

It's no surprise that almost everyone gave the best reviews of the park. Driving up to the park gave me goosebumps. I fell in love with it right away. Hubby's niece was nice enough to take me and her pet dog for hiking. We had...More

Thank NoraFrydman
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We had a good walk on clear and clean trails. The visitor center is worth popping in to for a walk through and has good ablution facilities. Not much wildlife to be seen but lovely scenery.

Thank Matvl
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Nice trails with good views. Relatively close to Golden but parking at trail head can fill up quickly in summer.

Thank Stephen S
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Karen S
Is this park Dog Friendly?
21 June 2017|
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Response from Walter E | Reviewed this property |
Tammy P
Does anyone know what time reserve America on line reservations open up? I realize it's 6 mos ahead, but is it 12:01am, 10am, etc. on that day and what time zone?
8 January 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
which trails would fall be classifies easy? We hiked Lost Lake near Nederland yesterday; looking for easier trail today.
9 August 2016|
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Response from pmlarson22 | Reviewed this property |
There's a tiny "nature trail" at GGC. Have you tried Caribou near Ned? It's great but no dogs allowed. The short Lost Lake trail was flat and easy. Trail bikes, dogs. Don't do 4th of July! It undid my October knee surgery... More