Eldorado Canyon State Park
With more than 1,000 acres of land, this park is a favorite site for hiking and horseback riding on 10 beautiful miles of trails with varying degrees of difficulty. The park's 850-foot sandstone... Read More
With more than 1,000 acres of land, this park is a favorite site for hiking and horseback riding on 10 beautiful miles of trails with varying degrees of difficulty. The park's 850-foot sandstone canyon wall is popular with world-class rock climbers. Fish for rainbow trout in the park's streams or enjoy a relaxing lunch at the picnic area along the creek at the bottom of the canyon. The Visitor's Center includes exhibits and displays about the geological formations in the canyon and the history of the park, not to mention the trails give hikers a breathtaking view of the canyon as they switchback up rocky ridges.
Hours:Due to COVID-19, please check with the attraction for the most recent updates to their opening hours.
Entry Per Vehicle $6 - $7
- Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: For those who love a scenic hike or the thrill of climbing the perfect route, Eldorado Canyon is perfect for adventurers.
- Best for Parks Because: World-class climbing, scenic and strenuous hiking make Eldorado Canyon State Park one of the premiere destinations near Boulder.
- Best for Hiking Trails Because: Bear Peak offers a rigorous hike with spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains.