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Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Address: 3873 Highway 46, 92 Crawford Gulch Road, Golden, CO 80403
Phone Number: 303 582 3707
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Ranked #3 of 25 Attractions in Golden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Snow-shoeing, Hiking
Owner description: This area is particularly good for snowshoers.
Attraction details
Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Snow-shoeing, Hiking
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Owner description: This area is particularly good for snowshoers.

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Summerville, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Very pretty park with numerous hiking trails, great for dogs also..nice views of Golden and the frontrange. enjoyed the day with the dogs..

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Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The visitor center there is very informative. Lots of trout in their pond too. I love to fish in several ponds in the park. Great scenery, one time I even saw a bear.

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Golden, Colorado
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I live at the bottom of the Canyon and this park is at the top ... I just love it. A great place to hike year-round. I've seen all sorts of wildlife too ... including Lynx (very rare here in Colorado ...).

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Fort Worth, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Great place to go hiking! I carried a toddler in a backpack, so the trails we chose weren't too hard, but still challenging and the views were spectacular.

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Brevard, North Carolina
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93 reviews 93 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

If I had not visited Eldorado Canyon State Park (ECSP) the day before, I would have probably been more impressed with Golden Gate Canyon State Park. It has truly magnificent views from Panorama Point that you don't want to miss. The young woman at the visitor center wasn't nearly as helpful in recommending trails or things to see in the... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Golden Gate Canyon State Park is just a short 45-minute drive from Denver, and it's so worth the trip if you want to feel like you're really in the Rockies. It's also very convenient to Golden and Boulder, and has some of the best views you'll ever lay eyes on. Panorama Point, where you can see over 100 miles of... More 

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Golden, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We go ever year. Just an hour from Denver, but it feels much further. They have great car camping and short backpacking sites. Very relaxing getaway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

we have been coming here since 1979 in a tent with children to now 23 visits later retired in our rv. Best park in Colorado in our opinion. Cabins are nice great tent and tv sites. No matter what season the park is beautiful.

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Flat Rock, North Carolina
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Stayed here because parks near nf were booked. Sites were wooded and nice. Not too much hiking without driving to trailhead first. Need to go into north entrance or it's a confusing route. It snowed on us in sept! Service excellent

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin
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7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stayed here for two nights and loved it. The views aren't that incredible from the campgrounds, but the hiking trails more than make up for it. The restroom facilities are fantastic and the campground staff are extremely helpful. It's a beautiful drive up to the top of the trailheads and even better when you start hiking.

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