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Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Closed Now: 5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Love this State Park. Visit it very often.

Love to take my RV here, love to stay multiple days. It is fairly close to were I live, it’s very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mark E
Golden, Colorado
Awesome state park

This state park is well worth the visit, There are hiking and biking trails for every experience... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike M
Golden, Colorado
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“panorama point”(33 reviews)
“visitor center”(19 reviews)
“hiking trails”(17 reviews)
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 3 days ago

Love to take my RV here, love to stay multiple days. It is fairly close to were I live, it’s very peaceful and tranquil here. They keep the park very clean and the park hosts are really nice and helpful. Lots of trees and nice...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 1 week ago

This state park is well worth the visit, There are hiking and biking trails for every experience level.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This state park has something for every visitor. A wide variety of trails for all levels, beautiful drives, plenty of wildlife, fishing & trails. The camping sites (tent & electric) & day use areas are very well maintained. As well as the public restroom &...More

Thank akfowens
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't intend to scare anybody away from visiting Golden Gate Canyon State Park, a serene mountain escape 30 miles west of Denver, Colorado. Located northwest of Golden, the 11,998-acre Front Range park has over 150 campsites, 100 picnic sites, 36 miles of hiking trails,...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We did a 4 mile hike (round-trip) to the Panorama look-out for some great mountain views. The trail was a little challenging for some who hadn't done aerobic exercise in while. Some grades were around 45 degrees but then leveled off. Crisp fall mountain air...More

Thank Hans M
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Didn’t do any hiking but drove up to Panorama Point which was gorgeous; then stopped at the pond with my dog. The park was pretty empty peoplewise. I didn’t even see a park ranger. Went a week ago and the aspens were still bright in...More

Thank Stellabluerach
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We've taken pieces of this trail for hikes and picnics. There is something for every one on one of this park's trails.

Thank Donald Q
Reviewed 27 September 2018

The wedding and reception were at the Red Barn site at the park. The leaves were turning yellow and the sunlight on them made the setting almost magical. The reception area with sheltered picnic tables would be good, even on a rainy day, although people...More

Thank skg0013
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We were able to go yesterday and see more of the fall colors. The drive is beautiful. We have4 and 18 month old. we arrived around 2pm, it was well spent 2.5 hr. We first went to Kriley pond because my 4 year old like...More

1  Thank chaz b
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We camped in Reverend’s Ridge Campground recently. I highly recommend this park at this time of year because of the beautiful golden aspen you can view. We came from Loveland and chose to drive the scenic peak to peak highway, which was in fact very...More

1  Thank Kathleen H
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21 June 2018|
Response from YuriK129 |
From the CO Parks & Wildlife page for Golden Gate Canyon under their campground updates: "Please do not tie anything to trees, this includes hammocks."
20 June 2018|
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Response from OnTheCompany | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the showers are open. They are $1.00 for 4 minutes. The change machine takes 1's or 5's.