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Eldorado Canyon State Park

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Address: 9 Kneale Road, Eldorado Springs, CO 80025
Phone Number: 303 494 3943
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Fowler Trail

We were concerned at first that we may have been lost driving to this state park because the last mile to the park entrance is a dirt road. When you arrive the $8 entrance fee is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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The Colony, Texas
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The Colony, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were concerned at first that we may have been lost driving to this state park because the last mile to the park entrance is a dirt road. When you arrive the $8 entrance fee is more than worth it. Our family of younger kids along with adults that were not in the best of shape wanted to be able... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had so much fun hiking this trial. The views were spectacular and the trial was lightly traveled (Thursday). We throughly enjoyed every second of it!

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Thank Gary K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the Eldorado Canyon trail on the first day and then a portion of the Walker Canyon Loop on day two. Both had a number of challenging sections that were well rewarded with spectacular views and South Boulder Creek. Take lots of water as there are a number of sections not tree covered and the heat, combined with the... More 

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Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eldorado Canyon is a stunning place - clear, cold water gushes over giant boulders, paths climb up and up and up through pine and aspen forests, and sheer rocks with colorful striations stand over it all. If you are visiting Boulder, CO (an easy 10 minute drive away), or anywhere near this beautiful state park, don't miss it. The park... More 

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dingels75
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My 25 year-old daughter and I hiked the 6.2 mile Eldorado Canyon out and back trail in 98 degree heat and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We are both athletic, in good shape, wore appropriate hiking shoes and carried sufficient water for the both of us in a hydration pack. The scenery in the Canyon is inspiring and gorgeous. If you go... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are some nice river views below, but just be aware that all the roads in this park are rocky dirt roads. Also, dust is kicked up by cars driving through. The road is narrow and difficult to maneuver when there is another car coming in the opposite direction. We turned around when the road narrowed to one very narrow... More 

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Eldorado Canyon State Park is a wonderfull natural place. Nice creeks, vegetation and rocks. Plenty of path for walks, bicycles and peolple that enjoy the outdoors.

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Portland, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We had a great day hiking in Eldorado Canyon. There were a number of different difficulty hikes. I got some great pictures on a beautiful day. They could improve on the maps as not all on the map given out at the entrance.

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Longview, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

First off, unless you're here to hike, don't park in the first parking lot, just drive...slowly! Much of the road is not paved, but it's not bad if you don't try to drive too fast. It's also narrow and only one vehicle can pass in some areas. It was Memorial Day weekend so it was quite busy with hikers and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I now forget who said to go here or what we read about it, might have been a photo of a falls, but it wasn't all we expected. It was nice. But the drive in is sure test your car's shocks and or your bladder! The info for the trails didn't say much and after a bit of hiking up... More 

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