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Eldorado Canyon

Boulder, CO
+1 303-494-3943
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Stunning views and exciting walks

This is a small park but has some of the finest scenic views anywhere. The hike up the Streamside... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Clinton, Mississippi
Beautiful, more to do then it looks.

We had our first colorado apple here, trees growing everywhere. Easy mountain climb, with beautiful... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
Nicole V
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“rock climbers” (63 reviews)
“fowler trail” (25 reviews)
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Boulder, CO
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is a small park but has some of the finest scenic views anywhere. The hike up the Streamside and Fowler trails are not too difficult or long and offer outstanding views of the canyon. After several hours on these trails, it is wonderful to...More

Thank traveler564
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We had our first colorado apple here, trees growing everywhere. Easy mountain climb, with beautiful scenery. Huge rocks everywhere and definitely gives you a definition for Rocky Mountains! Highly recommend for a little hike and mountain view up close! $8 to park and expires the...More

1  Thank Nicole V
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a great get away from the hustle and bustle in Denver! Not far at all and you are out in nature in a really unique quiet canyon! You feel like you are stepping into some history as well. Nice variety of trails and...More

1  Thank Tom L
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I visited this falls, halfway between gorgeous Nederland and Boulder in March. The falls were "frozen', and breathtaking; waterfalls of ice. This place can be just a bit dangerous. The foolish have drowned, and have fallen. Completely safe if you follow the "rules". Please do...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Hiked, had lunch and just enjoyed the Canyon. Bring Lunch walking poles, cameras etc. The views are really nice. The flowers are beautiful, and many wildlife, along with all of the mountain climbers1

Thank John S
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

What a great park for hiking, mountain climbing and having a picnic. It's clean and well maintained. Just an awesome place

Thank G5270LNandrewk
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Great views, but if you don't like/are fearful of heights, even the Fowler trail is not for you. It is not a hard trail, you are just next to a sheer drop.

2  Thank Jo B
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Eldorado Canyon State Park is a heaven for climbing, both on the vertical rock walls and for bouldering but there is so much more for the rest of us. Hiking, lounging along the creek, old homesteads and an old restaurant that burned down 100 years...More

1  Thank MartinHolmgren
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Variety of trails from easy, moderate, hard, strenuous. You get to choose. The views are amazing. There is a visitors center for educational purposes and a restroom. There are rock climbers along the way for entertainment. Hot springs facilities near the entrance of the park.

3  Thank Emerson3091
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We visited Eldorado Canyon while visiting Colorado and we are SO glad we stopped in! It was only $8 to get into the park and they have several different trails of varying difficulty. We had our son in his stroller and they have an ADA...More

1  Thank annEmac18
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25 August 2017|
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Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
Not really.
18 April 2017|
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Response from envisagestar | Reviewed this property |
probably. 25 minutes.
3 October 2016|
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Response from eclipse_chasers | Reviewed this property |
There are many levels of hikes in Eldorado Canyon. There are access trails that allow the climbers to walk down from their ascent (these are often steep and precipitous) as well as stroller/wheelchair accessible trails... More