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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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Several Trails to Explore - Great Hikes for all Types

I enjoy the Fowler Trail when it is hot and sunny. This trail provides shade and hooks up to other trails. It leads to the Information Center where you can take a break and sit by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Broomfield, Colorado
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Broomfield, Colorado
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoy the Fowler Trail when it is hot and sunny. This trail provides shade and hooks up to other trails. It leads to the Information Center where you can take a break and sit by the stream. Usually there are Rock Climbers that provide entertainment. Always bring water and snacks as you may end up hiking longer. Some trails... More 

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denver
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is so incredibly beautiful and so close to Denver. The entry fee is reasonable $8 per carload or $3 if you walk in. There are trails for all abilities -- some are super steep and there are even technical climbing areas right close to the entrance. However, there are also family friendly trails (Rattlesnake Gulch for example) that... More 

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Taarnby, Denmark
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot of good hikes that you can take at Eldorado Canyon. My favorite is Rattlesnake Gulch it's probably the most beautiful hike you can take there, and you should. If you don't hike it you're missing out on something incredible, it's really not that hard a hike it's not to steep or rough. It will most likely... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fowler Trail is nearly flat and gives good view of rock formations, pine and open areas. It can be busy on a weekend, often with small children on family hikes. The picnic area is creekside, so very good for fast water watching. Trails and lots give various opportunities to birdwatch or just experience or explore.

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Thank Edge W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wether you wanted to go for a hike or for a picnic with the family. Eldorado canyon place park is a beautiful place to visit. There are many picnic tables in the park and if you wanted to go for s hike then there are many trails you can choose.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bring a camera, view is stupendous. I hiked Rattlesnake Gulch with 4 others. We ranged in age from mid 50s to early 30s, no one in tremendous shape, able to do it with a little huffing and puffing. Keep an eye on your little ones as the trail edge is step in most places. There is lots of loose rock,... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to the park numerous times to either fly fish in Boulder Creek or hike the many trails throughout the canyon. Rock Climbers come from all over the world to scale these cliffs. In the fall, the abundant aspen illuminate the canyon with their golden leaves. Magnificent!

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Eldorado has a bit of everything - paved trails and dirt/rock trails for walkers and hikers, picnic spots along Boulder creek for families and relaxing, and some of the best rock-climbing spots around (if you aren't climbing, you can still watch the climbers all over the park). Stop on your way to the part at the Eldorado Springs Pool -... More 

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The Colony, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

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 July 13, 2016 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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