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Golden Gate Canyon State Park

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Address: 3873 Highway 46, 92 Crawford Gulch Road, Golden, CO 80403
Phone Number: 303 582 3707
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5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Activities: Hiking, Snow-shoeing
Description: This area is particularly good for snowshoers.

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Lots of trails, gorgeous meadows

This is one of my new favorite places in the area. TONS of trails for any level, some of the most beautiful meadows and Aspen stands you'll find in this part of Colorado.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Aspen Meadows campground has 35 sites and is for tent only campers. Not a single site has shade over the tent pad or picnic table. The sites are all literally on top of one another which in my mind defeats the purpose of camping. My tent site was literally ten feet away from my neighbors pad and the park rangers... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is one of my new favorite places in the area. TONS of trails for any level, some of the most beautiful meadows and Aspen stands you'll find in this part of Colorado.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

June 2015 was the first time I had camped at Golden Gate Canyon and now that I've camped there I wonder why in 25 years of living in CO I'd never been there before. The campground is easy to get to from Denver and the surrounding area. It is clean and the facilities are in good repair. The camping spots... More 

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Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

First visit to this state park and absolutely loved it!! All levels of hiking available for everyone.... We hiked from Bridge Creek to the Forgotten Valley.... Maybe 3 miles round trip tops... Beautiful scenery and visited a historical farmstead right next to a small pond!! I highly recommend visiting this park... So close to Denver and Golden!! A must see!!

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Golden, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Have been going to this State Park since 1972 and while it's changed it's still a great place to escape the summer heat within an hour of Denver. Well marked trails and beautiful views.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Road from Golden to Golden Gate Canyon State Park (GGCSP) is curvey I've never seen before. I think there is not even quarter mile of stretch straight road. Most of the hikes in GGCSP are moderate to difficult and this park is more for serious hikers than those who go to see some easy hike natural places to relax. Do... More 

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Manhattan, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is an awesome place, just west of Golden about 13 miles. Excellent trails for all levels of difficulty. Very well marked trails. Great visitor center with helpful staff. Great views. Plan to return.

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South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We hiked the Beaver Trail to the shelter which afforded a view of snow-covered Rockies to the west. It was only about 40 minutes from Denver via a very scenic road.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Golden Gate Canyon park is great for a close by Denver park to get to with great views of the Front Range including Denver and multiple hiking trails to choose from. They have done a great job maintaining the parks and trails and it is worth the adventure to get out of the city and explore. Within 1 hour from... More 

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Dunbar, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

From panorama views to hiking the trails, there is much beauty to enjoy in this park. If you are not sure about where to go, the visitors center offers friendly advice. Nature photography abounds here!

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Additional Information about Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Address: Address: 3873 Highway 46, 92 Crawford Gulch Road, Golden, CO 80403
Phone Number: 303 582 3707
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Golden
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 10:00 pm

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