Golden Gate Canyon State Park 

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official Colorado
State Parks website.

Only 30 miles away from Denver, 12,000 acres of Golden Gate Canyon State Park awaits you with spectacular views and lots of activities!

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Golden Gate Canyon State Park includes 14,000 acres of hiking, picnicking and camping among dense forest, rocky peaks and aspen-filled meadows. Several ponds offer good trout fishing.

Mountain splendor awaits only 30 miles from Denver at Golden Gate Canyon State Park! Wildflower meadows, glorious autumn colors and a spectacular view from the famous Panorama Point of over 100 miles of the Continental Divide make Golden Gate Canyon State Park ideal for sightseers and photographers.

The Visitor Center, which is open year-round (excluding Thanksgiving and Christmas), is located just inside the southeast entrance of the park on Golden Gate Canyon Road. Featured at the Visitor Center is the Wilbur and Nellie Larkin Memorial Nature Trail. This trail is designed to be accessible to persons with disabilities and winds around the park's rainbow trout show pond.

The park is open year-round for a multitude of activities. Plenty of campsites, 168 total, ponds for fishing, and miles upon miles of mountain trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding, make this gorgeous area accessible to everyone. Panorama Point has hosted countless weddings and other special celebrations.

Take Highway 93 north from Golden one mile to Golden Gate Canyon Road. Turn left and continue for 13 miles to the park.

To Contact the Park Write or Call:
Golden Gate Canyon State Park
3873 Highway 46
Golden, CO 80403
(303) 582-3707

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