Golden Gate
Canyon State Park

Golden Gate Canyon State Park is a Colorado State Park located in Gilpin and Jefferson counties northwest of Golden, Colorado. The 11,998-acre (48.55 km2) Front Range park established in 1960 has 36 miles (58 km) of hiking trails. Horse and bicycle travel is allowed on 22 miles (35 km). Facilities include a visitors center, over 100 campsites and over 100 picnic sites. Wetland and riparian plant communities are found along Ralston, Nott and Deer creeks and small ponds within the park. Ponderosa pine, Rocky Mountain juniper, Douglas fir and aspen are found in forested areas. Commonly seen wildlife includes mule deer, elk, black bear, mountain lion, Abert's squirrel and pine squirrel. Visitors also occasionally spot moose, which are increasing in the park. Common birds include turkey…
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Golden Gate Canyon State Park - wooded hills and valleys on the east side of the…
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Our kids loved this 2.5 mile loop hike in Golden Gate Canyon State Park. The tra…
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Golden Gate Canyon is nestled in the mountains and features jagged rock formatio…
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The Horseshoe Trail in Golden Gate Canyon State Park is a wonderful hike for old…
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Many in the greater Denver area consider this the most beautiful park within an …
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Blue Grouse Trail in Golden Gate Canyon State Park is a wonderful adventure for …
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