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Address: Boulder, CO
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Activities: Rock climbing

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Nature at its best!

Incredible views on hiking trails for all levels. Watching the rock climbers was amazing as I sat on a rock listening to the babbling brook.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Indianapolis, IN
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Incredible views on hiking trails for all levels. Watching the rock climbers was amazing as I sat on a rock listening to the babbling brook.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Yea! Here to climb what more could you ask for! Lots of hiking and spectating to be had as well. Road in lacked a bit of maintenance but the views are epic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

This hike was well worth it. The views all along the way were spectacular and the climb was not too bad. Note though that you should park all the way up at the visitor center. We parked right inside the park entrance and that added about an extra 3/4 mile hike up to the trail start. It is a windy... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

One of the best places to go rock climbing and hiking lots of diversity and picturesque views. Like Mikey mouse mountain epic crags and old railroad grades.

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Boulder, Colorado
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378 reviews 378 reviews
106 attraction reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We hike here several times a year. The canyon is one of the premier rock climbing places in the USA. It's pretty neat to watch the climbers. There are telescopes in a couple of places. One can access the park through the main gate & pay a fee to enter. It's a nice uphill climb to the main trail from... More 

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boulder, co
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Park outside the canyon and walk in to see all the climbers on the walls of the canyon. Also, the Eldorado Springs has a natural springs hot pool if you care to try it. Hiking paths maintained by the county abound.

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Denver, Colorado
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78 reviews 78 reviews
32 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Canyon setting right outside of "metro" area. Fun to watch the rock climbers (ice climbers in winter). Nice day hikes...great place for a picnic. A must see for visitors.

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Champaign, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

10 minute drive from Boulder. Trails are scenic and you get a great view of the valley (Denver) too. You can take the trail head before getting to the state park and end up in the state park.

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Denver, Colorado
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This park is in between Boulder and Louisville. It offers a wide variety of trails as well as technical climbing areas. A picnic area with creek is great for younger children. I have seen deer and fox on occasion. It's typically not too crowded. It's just past the hot springs in Eldorado. Cleanup from the 2013 flooding seems complete.

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Chicago, Illinois
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65 reviews 65 reviews
9 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

It is only 8 bucks to get in and if you have awd vehicle you can drive to the ranger station and then two great hike options, one to the continental divide and one around a mountain. Absolutely beautiful. Bring water, shoe chains are helpful and so are walking sticks. Weather is unpredictable so be prepared. But no matter what,... More 

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