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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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This area is particularly good for snowshoers.

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It's a secret

This is a great park to escape from the big city and it's one many of Denver's residents don't know about! You can do everything from fishing to rock climbing. Make sure to stop... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Morrison, Colorado
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Morrison, Colorado
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great park to escape from the big city and it's one many of Denver's residents don't know about! You can do everything from fishing to rock climbing. Make sure to stop at the visitor's center before you enter the park. Enjoy!

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Lake Forest IL
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98 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hiking location with lots of trails. Not as busy as some other places so you can have some alone time. Has some really nice camp sites as well which are spread out and near fishing and hiking areas.

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Denver, Colorado
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful time. We enjoyed the fun. The rangers were friendly and helpful. Drive to White Ranch was beautiful.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

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Thank Beach14NC
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3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Lakeville, Minnesota
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

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 

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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 

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Arvada, Colorado
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

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 

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Wisconsin
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47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

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 

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