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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
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 am - 10:00 pm

This area is particularly good for snowshoers.

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Mountain Getaway!

We stayed at Reverend's Ridge in a tent for 1 night. The silence was amazing! There are some great hikes as well. The next morning we got up and did a nice 6 mile trip up to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Reverend's Ridge in a tent for 1 night. The silence was amazing! There are some great hikes as well. The next morning we got up and did a nice 6 mile trip up to Panorama Point and around. Book your sites in advance and enjoy some quiet time in the mountains!

Thank Beach14NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Near Denver. Has some nice hiking trails but is not suitable for most RV's. A fishing pond, nice places for picnics.

Thank Gerald Z
Lakeville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although it is tough to get into the campgrounds, we were lucky enough to spend 10 days here in our RV. There are only electrical hook-ups, but there is also a "sanitation station" to dump and to get fresh water. Book 6 months in advance or you probably won't get in. Lots of Colorado people here because it's an easy... More 

Thank pmlarson22
Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I JUST GOT BACK FROM CAMPING AT GOLDEN GATE. I've been going there for 5 yrs. straight. The Rangers coulnd't have been nicer with the hail storm we had on 7/19th. I would recommed anyone to go there. I specifically love the are and it's great for hiking.

Thank kfobell
Saskatoon, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just hiked the Mountain Lion Trail today - a 6.5 mile trail in Golden a Canyon a State Park. My husband and I agree that this is one of the most enjoyable hikes we've ever done. The trail takes you beside a stream, through beautiful wildflower meadows, in pine forest and if you wish to WindyPoint where you can... More 

Thank RMB-SK
Arvada, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place for locals as well as visitors. Out-of-state visitors who are unable to visit the mountains can enjoy an outdoor experience here. The foothill altitude is not as difficult to handle compared to the mountains. The roads are easier to navigate as well. Locals can appreciate the convenient location with multiple entrance points and trails with... More 

Thank sandyB56
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently spent 3 days camping and hiking at Golden Gate state park. We came here about 25 years ago, and remembered it as an amazing campground, with beautiful sites. Upon our return, we found this to still be true. We are tent campers, and have found it difficult to find water and electricity for tent campers, and also have... More 

Thank kasaWisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent two nights at Aspen Meadow Campground and hiked the surrounding trails. Beautiful area. Be sure to bring everything you need as the nearest place to shop is pretty far down the mountain.

Thank Beth G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started our hike at 7:30am on Saturday morning. The first section of trail was steeper than anticipated and fairly rocky. Once it evens out the hike is more enjoyable. The views were lovely, and we enjoyed a break on the porch swing at Tallman Ranch. We didn't see anyone on the way up, but passed about 7 or 8 couples... More 

Thank Ashley A
Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My teenage son and I hiked from Horseshoe Trailhead to Dudes Pond on a Saturday afternoon during July 4 weekend. We enjoyed Horseshoe, Muledeer and Snowshoe Hare trails through the park. We encountered only a few other hiking parties during our walk. Maps with well marked and well maintained trails throughout were much appreciated. The Frazier meadow area was beautiful.... More 

Thank Phyllis G

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