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Address: 9 Kneale Road, Eldorado Springs, CO 80025
Phone Number: 303 494 3943
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This park is about 30 minutes from downtown Boulder. They charge $8 for the car, or if you prefer to walk on foot, it's $3.50 :^) Once you pass the booth, just keep driving... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Livingston, NJ, USA
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful state park. It's very small as far as state parks go. It's also awfully crowded because of the tiny,narrow canyon. Avoid on weekends. Don't even think about picnicing there. We tried to go for a picnic on a Saturday and the picnic area was totally full. It looked like they only had group picnic areas and... More 

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Livingston, NJ, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This park is about 30 minutes from downtown Boulder. They charge $8 for the car, or if you prefer to walk on foot, it's $3.50 :^) Once you pass the booth, just keep driving straight, you can't get lost, drive slow, it's a narrow two way lane. You might see cars parked on the side of the road, we just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This place is awesome. We went at noon the other day and the hike was just what we needed. We took the rattle snack gulch trail. Parking wasn't bad for a saturday. The continental overlook is great. Taking the loop is a nice way to finish the climb. Over all I believe it is 3.5 or 4 miles round trip.... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Very close to metro area, we were staying in Broomfield and it was on 8 miles away. Go early as there is limited parking. Don't worry when you leave the pavement for dirt road in the little town of Eldorado Springs, it looks rough but keep going it is not far and worth the trip. If you are doing the... More 

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Tigard, OR
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We took the two main trails with our two kids and thoroughly enjoyed the visits. Very little elevation gain so they had no issue with either hike. The fowler trail gives nice views of the rocks, climbers and looking out towards Boulder. The streamside trail gets much closer to rocks and the stream.

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Arnold
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

The trails were easy and safe to hike. Gorgeous through the canyon with the sound of the river. Watching the rock climbers was amazing. Must see. The Eldorado Pool was close due to thunder but looked like a cool place to check out next time around around.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The small town on the way into the park made me hesitant about visiting, however, Eldorado Canyon is BEAUTIFUL!!! I took a short hike through the park and enjoyed every second of it. The rock formations, as well as the trees and stream are stunning. Well worth your time!

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Highland, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Decided to stop here on our way to Vail from Boulder. What an incredible work of geology. We hiked to Rattlesnake Gulch and the Continental Divide and saw the Crag Hotel Ruins. The trail was busy but not a deterrent for us. Parts of the trail were closed due to Raptors nesting, and are clearly marked on the maps. When... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Drove up here to hike the Canyon trail with the dogs, first visit and worth it if you want a good workout. The trail goes about 3.5 miles to the junction of the Walker ranch trail and the bulk of the elevation gain (1,000 ft) is at the beginning. The trail is well shaded and in decent shape. It was... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I'm not usually a hill walking person but I walked miles in this park it was brilliant the views were breath taking many different types of terrain with many clear safe routes to use. I couldn't wait to see what was around the next corner. There was even facilities for disabled wheelchair access to some areas so all could enjoy.... More 

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