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Eldorado Canyon State Park

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Address: 9 Kneale Road, Eldorado Springs, CO 80025
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Nearby Denver and Boulder

excellent hiking, close to nature, nearby the city, but feels a world away. It was fun to watch the rock climbers! You can take a picnic and enjoy the bubbling stream. Stay for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Delray Beach, Florida
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Delray Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent hiking, close to nature, nearby the city, but feels a world away. It was fun to watch the rock climbers! You can take a picnic and enjoy the bubbling stream. Stay for an hour or all day!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

The canyon was huge and there were many people involved in rock climbing activities. They looked like small ants in front of the canyon. There are many trails around the canyon and a steady stream of water goes through out the canyon. It is Nature at its best.There are lot of informational boards and markers about the various habitats in... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We did not have a lot of time, but in a couple of hours we had it was a nice walk with spectacular views. The trails are accessible for the young kids my friends took with them.

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Columbia, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

This was an amazing find, just 30 minutes outside of Denver, great trails, visitors' center, views, hiking, mountains, streams - Cannot say enough about this place, especially if you are in Denver and short on time.

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NYC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We took a drive thru the Canyon, very short drive. Just beautiful scenery all around. We happened to catch several groups of climbers, one man was climbing with NO ropes, or helmut. Locals say he probably has been doing it for years, nevertheless I found it very hard to watch. Just a beautiful place, I cant say it enough.

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Calumet City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This park is beautiful. It is a narrow canyon that is crisscrossed by Eldorado Creek. The park is a favorite location for rock climbers. While there, we observed many free climbers in their element. The park is protected by towering and sheer rock faces. The views are dramatic. The road terminates at the visitor's center. There you will find picnic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

A few minutes south of Boulder, there is a well marked turn, onto the road to Eldorado Canyon State Park, and the town, a couple of miles west of the Park. At the Park, there is an old stone house, sealed, but the windows are actually designed to defend the place from attack. The river runs right through the Park,... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I took the Fowler trail and it was a very easy walk and the views are just amazing. Then I went on the goshawk trail about two thirds of the way up and the views were just phenomenal there as well. My family and kids took the rattlesnake trip up to the old hotel and said it was fairly strenuous... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a great place to start off any hiking activity around Boulder. Nice easy access and good trails make it straight forward. We took Rattlesnake Gulch trail which takes you to a great overlook where you can see the Continental divide and the ruins of the old hotel that burned down there around 1912. The Canyon itself is breathtaking... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a couple hours. Not crowded. Enjoyed the hike, the scenery, and watching all the technical climbing. Worth spending time.

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