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Golden Gate Canyon State Park

3873 Highway 46, 92 Crawford Gulch Road, Golden, CO 80403
+1 303-582-3707
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Life Changing with a Beautiful, Special, Nature Hike

Enjoyed greatly the Hiking on trails, with beautiful, special nature views, of Mountains, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eileen B
Fleming Island, Florida
Loved the Drive

I'm a novice "State Park Visitor" but Golden Gate Canyon State Park gave me a glimpse of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Angelica C
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3873 Highway 46, 92 Crawford Gulch Road, Golden, CO 80403
+1 303-582-3707
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed greatly the Hiking on trails, with beautiful, special nature views, of Mountains, and Meadows, and streams and wild flowers. Please, see the remains of twin bay barns that stood on Hugh C. McCammons 1000 acre Mountain Ranch, from the year of 1863, on the...More

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm a novice "State Park Visitor" but Golden Gate Canyon State Park gave me a glimpse of everything. I have two small children but we all enjoyed the ride up to Panorama Point. We were able to enjoy great views without the hike. The drive...More

Thank Angelica C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to this city for a reunion and chose this trail because it was spoken nicely by locals a lot and I wanted to avoid the tourists trails totally this trip ! We did the moderate Horse Shoe trail, mind you, the climbs on...More

Thank SnehJunn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do you want a clean campground with generous sites, new bathrooms, plenty of hiking trails, wildlife viewing, and all,close to Denver metro area? This is the place to go.

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is no big shakes. Like most state parks its over regulated and hs too many rules. The hiking is okay. To many other great places to go nearby

1  Thank anywho
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time to Colorado and too little time. Hiked parts of Raccoon and Mule Deer Trails off of Panorama Point and really enjoyed the short time. The views of the Continental Divide were amazing and these particular trails are easy to maneuver. Our stop at...More

Thank alanm012011
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My wife and I visited twice during our 3 day stay in the area. It had snowed about 2 feet just a couple of days before our arrival. There was at times on the trail, about a foot or so of snow to make your...More

Thank iowacityia
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We just drove up and back, but it was an enjoyable drive, with nice scenery. Lots of cyclists and a little scary passing them at times.

Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Traveled here for the day because it was close to Denver, and had some hikes at altitude I could use to prepare for a trip to Rocky Mountain National Park. I was pleasantly surprised. It was $7.00 to get in the park, and there is...More

2  Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Of course, it's the one closest to me, as well. It's high enough in altitude to escape the summer heat. The trails are uphill and rocky, none are flat that I know of. So, it's a workout. And, it's beautiful. Whether you are going through...More

Thank Sondra S
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Response from kasaWisconsin | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other response. I would encourage you, however, to call directly to the state park. Last year our reservation went through fine, but the information on the site was inaccurate, which proved to be a bit of a... More
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Response from pmlarson22 | Reviewed this property |
There's a tiny "nature trail" at GGC. Have you tried Caribou near Ned? It's great but no dogs allowed. The short Lost Lake trail was flat and easy. Trail bikes, dogs. Don't do 4th of July! It undid my October knee surgery... More