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“golden hotel”(3 reviews)
“walking path”(2 reviews)
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1201 10th St, Golden, CO 80401
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My family and I stayed at the RV park, adjacent to Clear Creek. While there, my three sons, ages 17-9, spent lots of time in Clear Creek. Even in July, the water was very cold. There were several sloping drop-offs in the water that dropped...More

3  Thank Joni O
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

The river is not safe for tubing and if you want to take the risk plan on taking a dunk in the cold water and swimming for your tube on multiple occasions. I would not recommend it for anyone under 16. Definitely don't bring ANYTHING...More

2  Thank Jessica O
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All reviews white water golden hotel walking path rent tubes lots of fun both sides nice walk beautiful area great place to visit kayak float downtown waves upstream pathway rapids library
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this place couple of time. Mostly for the afternoon walk. There is a walking path right beside the river so you can walk and also stop for taking good picture. You can also climb down to the river and touch water. There is...More

Thank Asmita K
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Clear Creek is a lovely area for a walk. There’s a paved trail available on either side of the creek and plenty of sculptures to admire along the way. There are restrooms and free bike rentals at the Visitors center near the trail.

Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Plenty of spots to let the kids splash around in the cool water (I read that it stays around 60 degrees) either on rocks or on one or two sandier 'beaches'. I enjoy the tree-lined creek and the mountain views. If you're in Golden, you...More

Thank Carrie C
Reviewed 13 September 2018

My buddy and I kayaked down the clear creek from the first tunnel down to the park. We had a fun birthday party for my buddy, then we boogie board on the waves as people were floating by on their tubes, clear cool water flowing...More

Thank matt10e
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The creek is the center piece of the park, but as you walk further up the creek there is a big park, ball field and other amenities that are really nice. Tubing and going into the creek are the main activity in the summer. You...More

Thank AFL95
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Creek was remarkably clean. SUPER crowded on a hot Sunday. Most people VERY nice. The creek got a bit jammed with tubes but fun non the less for our 12 year old boy.

Thank itinerary_queen_pa
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a great walk starting near Lyons Park in Golden. Follow the trail along the river due west past the RV park, under the highway for about a 3/4 mile. Trail dead ends and you have to turn back. On the way back, cross...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We wandered into town and stumbled onto Clear Creek where people were tubing and stand up paddling and kayaking. We watched for a while and then decided to join the fun. Rented a tubes from the great guys at Adventure West on Ford Street -...More

Thank lyncauwels
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Had a great time on our first time white water rafting! Keith was our guide and was fabulous. He was super patient and a pro for sure! The guides were all fun and made sure we all had a great time! Definitely would recommend!

Thank Ejerad05
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great time. The guides and ataff were great. Fun family event, we really enjoyed the wntire experience.

Thank Thomas V
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Macey P
12 August 2018|
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Response from Cynthia L. V | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's free. The Golden Visitor Center should be able to give you all the information you need.
10 February 2018|
Response from hazel_acton | Reviewed this property |
The park in Golden is right on the edge of the creek in the warmer months it get very very busy and there is no covered area why dont you get in touch with the local tourist board in Golden they may be able to advise you... More