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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 Campgrounds with beautiful sites

Although it is tough to get into the campgrounds, we were lucky enough to spend 10 days here in our... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2016
Lakeville, Minnesota

I JUST GOT BACK FROM CAMPING AT GOLDEN GATE. I've been going there for 5 yrs. straight. The... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2016
Golden, Colorado
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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 24 July 2016

Although it is tough to get into the campgrounds, we were lucky enough to spend 10 days here in our RV. There are only electrical hook-ups, but there is also a "sanitation station" to dump and to get fresh water. Book 6 months in advance...More

Thank pmlarson22
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I JUST GOT BACK FROM CAMPING AT GOLDEN GATE. I've been going there for 5 yrs. straight. The Rangers coulnd't have been nicer with the hail storm we had on 7/19th. I would recommed anyone to go there. I specifically love the are and it's...More

Thank kfobell
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We just hiked the Mountain Lion Trail today - a 6.5 mile trail in Golden a Canyon a State Park. My husband and I agree that this is one of the most enjoyable hikes we've ever done. The trail takes you beside a stream, through...More

Thank RMB-SK
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a wonderful place for locals as well as visitors. Out-of-state visitors who are unable to visit the mountains can enjoy an outdoor experience here. The foothill altitude is not as difficult to handle compared to the mountains. The roads are easier to navigate...More

Thank sandyB56
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We recently spent 3 days camping and hiking at Golden Gate state park. We came here about 25 years ago, and remembered it as an amazing campground, with beautiful sites. Upon our return, we found this to still be true. We are tent campers, and...More

1  Thank kasaWisconsin
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights at Aspen Meadow Campground and hiked the surrounding trails. Beautiful area. Be sure to bring everything you need as the nearest place to shop is pretty far down the mountain.

Thank Beth G
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Started our hike at 7:30am on Saturday morning. The first section of trail was steeper than anticipated and fairly rocky. Once it evens out the hike is more enjoyable. The views were lovely, and we enjoyed a break on the porch swing at Tallman Ranch....More

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 4 July 2016

My teenage son and I hiked from Horseshoe Trailhead to Dudes Pond on a Saturday afternoon during July 4 weekend. We enjoyed Horseshoe, Muledeer and Snowshoe Hare trails through the park. We encountered only a few other hiking parties during our walk. Maps with well...More

Thank Phyllis G
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Beautiful drive, staff/volunteers at the visitor center were awesome full of life and information. We want to try camping here sometime.

Thank sculb5441
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We did a short hike up and back on Horseshoe trail before heading to the airport yesterday. The visitor center is right off the road, and offered great advice for us. The center itself has quite a bit educational items, and a nice stream fed...More

1  Thank DeepBlueDives
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15 September 2017|
Response from Sondra S | Reviewed this property |
It's a winding road up from hwy 93. Maybe a 45 minute drive if you're comfortable on mountain roads. Maybe a bit less. It's high, so you could encounter weather. Wear layers. The weather could be different than in Golden... More
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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