More than 12,000 acres of dense forest, rocky peaks, and aspen-rimmed meadows laced with miles of trails awaiting the hiker, horseback rider, mountain biker and winter sports enthusiast at Golden Gate Canyon State Park. Only 30 miles from Denver, Golden Gate Canyon offers such amenities as a electrical hook-ups and tent-sites in two different campgrounds, stocked fishing ponds, picnic sites and the Panorama Point Scenic Overlook, where visitors can see 100 miles of the Continental Divide.
Over 35 miles of hiking trails in the park offer pleasures and challenges for everyone. The twelve trails at Golden Gate Canyon are each named after an animal and marked with the animal's footprint. Trail head parking areas are easily accessible from the main roads in the park.
Mountain bikes and horses are permitted in the park on multiple-use trails.
Trail length: 35 miles
Posted by Guest on October 17, 2006
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Reviews of Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Reviewed by Sarah Hikes on September 28, 2012
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Very nice park. I really liked that it wasn't real close to any cities. It was very quiet and secluded.
There's a campground and lots of different trails to choose from. We only hiked one trail but it was a good one. I would love to go back and hike more trails.
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