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Eldorado Canyon State Park

9 Kneale Road, Eldorado Springs, CO 80025
+1 303-494-3943
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Great autumn hike

We followed the recommendations of other travelers and arrived by 10am (on a Saturday) and no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CoolNameNotAvailable
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Fun walk!

We took our 4 & 8 year olds on a walk of the canyon. It was steep in places but they managed it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amelia C
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9 Kneale Road, Eldorado Springs, CO 80025
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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

Thank BMcH2014
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
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

Thank familytrippersnj
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous state park with lots of trails and rock climbers. Took the Rattlesnake Gultch Loop to the scenic overlook of the Continental Divide. Lots of signage compared to other hikes we did.

Thank Allison J
Reviewed 12 July 2017

There are various hikes here with different levels of difficulty. We took the Eldorado Canyon trail, which starts with a a pretty steep climb with a number of switchbacks. You get some fantastic panoramas of the canyon at the peak, and then the trail goes...More

2  Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I live by the Grand Canyon and I honestly think this park is 100 times prettier. It's so dry in Arizona and I loved all the water. It was hot when I went, I ended up just splashing some of the water on my face...More

Thank Heather N
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Went for a 8.2 miles hike with a bunch of friends. It's an excellent trail with a river flowing alongside and the views from above are beautiful and amazing. Must go place for people who love to hike or do mountain climbing.

Thank Sudhanshu_05
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

If you want a really neat place to hike near Boulder, this is it. Simply amazing rivers and bluffs. You can drive in and hike as far as you want. We are beginners. It took us 90 minutes to the top and 30 back down....More

1  Thank Lisa S
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Netters66
18 June 2016|
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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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