Hike the Eldorado Canyon Trail
Colorado › Eldorado Canyon State Park
Added by Korey Taylor
You can't go wrong with the trails in this enchanting canyon park. But awesome views and challenging ascents distinguish Eldorado Canyon Trail from the rest. $8 entrance fee for the State Park and only 45 minutes from Denver!
Eldorado Canyon Trail makes for a great day hike, with great views and a steady, challenging uphill – bring lots of water!
For something shorter, try Streamside Trail (1 mile roundtrip), Fowler Trail (1.4 miles), or Rattlesnake Gulch (2.8 miles). Streamside, appropriately, leads you alongside a creek, while Fowler has great views of the canyon. Rattlesnake gains the most elevation of the three, taking you to the Crags Hotel ruins.
- Hiking boots
- Sun protection
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