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Eldorado Canyon State Park

9 Kneale Road, Eldorado Springs, CO 80025
+1 303-494-3943
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Pretty drive

There are multiple entrances, both offer a beautiful view. Always enjoy the picnic area on the... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Kelly C
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Beautiful views

We took a picnic here and ate by a idyllic stream. There is a cute visitors' center where my son... read more

Reviewed 27 January 2018
Sarah S
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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“rock climbers” (28 reviews)
“fowler trail” (18 reviews)
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9 Kneale Road, Eldorado Springs, CO 80025
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"rock climbers"
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"rattlesnake gulch"
in 16 reviews
"fowler trail"
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"continental divide"
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"picnic area"
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"el dorado"
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"offers great views"
in 3 reviews
"exact change"
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"fun walk"
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"visitors' center"
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"elevation gain"
in 4 reviews
"front range"
in 5 reviews
"difficult trail"
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"crags hotel"
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"mile trail"
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"dirt road"
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"entrance fee"
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

There are multiple entrances, both offer a beautiful view. Always enjoy the picnic area on the creek, very peaceful spot. During winter, it can be a little tricky to walk around with the ice patches. Also, driving is a little difficult in some places as...More

Thank Kelly C
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We took a picnic here and ate by a idyllic stream. There is a cute visitors' center where my son bought a bird book and they had a list of state parks I wish I would have taken. I noticed they had kids' programs certain...More

Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

My parents and I decided to go to Eldorado Canyon State Park on Sunday, Oct. 8th, 2017. This state park was absolutely a Breathtakingly Stunning Nature Sight Attraction! The cost of admission, $8, is definitely well worth it to see and experience such a Breathtakingly,...More

1  Thank Jessica R
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

My family hiked parts of the Fowler Trail and Rattlesnake Gulch Trail. The park is absolutely beautiful. We had a 4 year old on foot and were carrying the baby in a backpack, so we were limited with how far we could hike, but we...More

Thank Elizabeth K
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Majestic scenery; vertical to near vertical ancient rock cliffs; nice overlook (after 1.7 mile hike) toward the Continental Divide; amazing vistas through the canyon onto the Plains. I bring university students to Colorado to see amazing geologic features on a routine basis and I have...More

Thank Stan D
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We followed the recommendations of other travelers and arrived by 10am (on a Saturday) and no trouble parking in one of the few small lots. $8/car to park and be sure to grab a trail map. Walked along a delightful creek to the trailhead of...More

Thank CoolNameNotAvailable
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We took our 4 & 8 year olds on a walk of the canyon. It was steep in places but they managed it fine including the loop at the top. The views at the top were spectacular. The rock climbing rocks were very pretty when...More

Thank Amelia C
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

We went out to Eldorado early yesterday. We spent about 3 hours scrambling upward - and back down again. There were several people climbing up different faces throughout the park - but it did not feel crowded at all. The views were spectacular. Parking was...More

1  Thank BMcH2014
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

My boyfriend and I hiked the 7.7 mile trail to Bear Peak on 7/29/17. We started in the early morning (about 6:30 AM), and there were actually quite a few people around. There are several dirt and gravel trails around the trailhead too - so...More

Thank Kari C
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Took a side trip en route to Boulder and so glad we did. Pass thru the charming town of Eldorado Springs and into the state park . Well worth the $8 entry fee. Not for the faint of heart but gorgeous trails-- Fowler Trail is...More

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Netters66
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Response from JGluvsMexico | Reviewed this property |
I did see people walking their dogs on the trails across from where I hiked. So I'd say areas are good.
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