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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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Great Chouce for Camping and Day Hiking

Do you want a clean campground with generous sites, new bathrooms, plenty of hiking trails... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Laura W
Elgin, IL
Another boring state park

This place is no big shakes. Like most state parks its over regulated and hs too many rules. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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This area is particularly good for snowshoers.
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3873 Highway 46, 92 Crawford Gulch Road, Golden, CO 80403
+1 303-582-3707
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Reviewed 6 days 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 1 week 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

Thank anywho
Reviewed 1 week 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 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 19 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

1  Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed 15 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
Reviewed 10 June 2017

If you are towing a towing a large trailer, or a trailer using an under powered car, stay away from route SH 46 when going to the camp ground! Waze took us the wrong way! I went here Sept 2016 with my 13 foot Scamp...More

Thank markcas123
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Twisty drive up the mountain but once at the top had nice hiking trails with a few good views. Mostly hiking in the forest but was very enjoyable

Thank Pertraveler
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We had a wonderful day in the park . We drove to the lookout point .did a little hiking. There are lots of picnic tables available all through the park. We stopped to watch the people fishing at the lake. Very relaxing and not too...More

1  Thank sheila639
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Karen 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
10 August 2016|
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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