Eldorado Canyon, Boulder
About Eldorado Canyon, Boulder
Eldorado Canyon, Boulder - Address, Phone Number
Address: 9 Kneale Rd, Eldorado Springs, CO 80025, USA
Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
Timings: 07:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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Outdoors, View Point, Hiking Trail, Biking Trail, Walking Area, Family And Kids, Rock Climbing, Canyon, Picnic Spot, Mountain Climbing
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Today, Boulder has established itself as a popular backpacking destination among hikers and explorers. The city is surrounded by the numerous rocky formations, and has provided refuge for those who wish to delve in the raw beauty of nature. Among all the places, Eldorado Canyon has a unique spot when it comes to being city’s top hiking destinations. The park is divided into two parts, inner canyon which is the developed area and outer canyon, the undeveloped one. Both the areas are situated within the 885 acres of land the park encompasses and offers numerous interesting activities such as rock climbing, hiking and picnicking.Climbers all around the world flock to this place to challenge themselves with its over 500 trails and rock climbing routes. The picturesque surrounding and serenity it has, gives ample option to travellers to take out their cameras and capture the memories on their wake. Set out on this foray, just walk around or mountain bike through the Rattlesnake Gulch Trail or explore hotel ruins on the way to the end.
Eldorado Canyon Information
- Leashed pets are allowed.
- Camping is not permitted.
- Call the office before visiting to determine if the park is open.
Eldorado Canyon Opening and Closing Hours
- Park Hours: From Sunrise to Sunset everyday of the year.
- Office Hours: Open 7 days a week from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
How To reach Eldorado Canyon by Public Transport
- By Taxi
- By Car
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Eldorado Canyon, Boulder Reviews - Write a Review
Neat little hiking area near the Denver metro. Easy drive about 5 minutes into the mountains. No real amenities besides a spring pool. There are plenty of rock climbers to watch or join in. Fairly short and easy trail as well leading to a view of the continental divide.
Just a really beautiful, well kept park with some historic preservation. Popular place for hikers, climbers and photographers. Perfect location too, not far from Denver or Boulder. Be weary if you park in the town to access the park, I think the locals are aware of it and will make you pay the price, rightfully so!
I always hike and jog here. I bring my dog and sometimes even leash up my cat. I always do my acrobats here and do cartwheels down the side of the canyon for good excercise. Even when I bring my roller blades I am able to swiftly cartwheel down the side of any mountain. Thanks for the great memories!!
One of the closest State Parks to Boulder offering hiking, rock climbing, picnicking and sight seeing. Stunning rugged landscape of canyon walls surround you as you stroll along the 3rd cleanest water source in the country, Eldorado Springs. Beginners to expert terrain. Show up early as parking is limited and often fills by 10am in the weekends.
As a guide service and outfitter in Colorado Parks and Wildlife, we feel lucky to have the opportunity to work in Eldorado Canyon SP. It is one of the true gems in our state. The park staff has been so great to work with for many years of guiding, instructing wilderness medicine and educational classes, providing experiential team building events. Many morning before work we are in climbing in Eldo - we are lucky! Make sure to support Eldorado Canyon SP for any events they are sponsoring!
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