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Eldorado Canyon

Boulder, CO
+1 303-494-3943
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Great hikes and beautiful scenery

There are a couple of hiking trails on offer at varying difficulties. All offer picturesque views... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Louis d
South Africa
via mobile
Beautiful!! Hiking, Rock climbing, chilling! It's all there.

there are so many outdoor experiences to be had in Eldorado Canyon. Or you can picnic or people... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
Gallup, New Mexico
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“fowler trail” (25 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are a couple of hiking trails on offer at varying difficulties. All offer picturesque views of the canyon and greater surrounding area. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Louis d
Reviewed 1 November 2017

there are so many outdoor experiences to be had in Eldorado Canyon. Or you can picnic or people watch or photograph the outdoors. Quite a beautiful place!

Thank LisaYE2017
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

A good day’s hike. Short trip from Boulder. Go earlier in the day. Can get pretty dark pretty quick.

Thank ks279
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I loved the canyon area and scenery, but it is rustic with a capitol R. Driving in and out feels more like trespassing on private land, with no guarantee you'll be able to pass or get back out. Not for delicate, low riding vehicles, you...More

1  Thank KDerrick
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the park yesterday and had a wonderful time. We parked near the entrance and walked to the visitor center. Then did the trail right to the east (stairs and lots of elevation change). Amazing views. Then came down and did the Fowler Trail...More

Thank SS1971
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. Fowler trail is easy to handle, relatively flat with amazing vistas and there are so many possibilities for hiking, climbing and biking. There is not a spot in this park that isn't beautiful and photographic.

1  Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Elevation change but very much enjoyed the afternoon hike. Great pictures and memory. Make the extra steps to the top of Rattlesnake for a spectacular view of the continental divide.

Thank Rami C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Really enjoyed our visit to Eldorado Canyon State Park. We tried two of their trails. There is one that is a great trail for all ages. The views are fantastic. We will definitely be taking our kids back here.

Thank Norby515
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My children (in their 20s) and I spent a morning on the Fowler Trail. Well worth the visit. The hike isn’t difficult at all, especially going up, to my surprise! Coming down was a little difficult for me because the trail is rather narrow, it’s...More

1  Thank wotan10950
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This beautiful state park is literally tucked away. Mostly people come here to climb the crags, picnic by the creek, and hike. For hiking in particular, I recommend the Fowler trail from the Rattlesnake Gulch Trailhead. Great views of the rock formations. If you turn...More

Thank Patrick L
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24 August 2017|
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Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
Not really.
18 April 2017|
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Response from envisagestar | Reviewed this property |
probably. 25 minutes.
3 October 2016|
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Response from eclipse_chasers | Reviewed this property |
There are many levels of hikes in Eldorado Canyon. There are access trails that allow the climbers to walk down from their ascent (these are often steep and precipitous) as well as stroller/wheelchair accessible trails... More