Eldorado Canyon offers over 500 technical rock climbing routes luring climbers from around the world to challenge their skills on “Eldo’s” sheer, golden cliffs. The beauty of this canyon also engages the non-climber. Hike or mountain bike 11 miles of picturesque trails that vary from easy to difficult and reach out to adjoining public lands. Enjoy a picnic along the scenic South Boulder Creek. Majestic Golden eagles, red-tailed hawks and prairie falcons nest within, as wild turkeys and blue grouse strut the ground below. Discover this hidden jewel just south of Boulder.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife gets everyone outdoors! Attracting more than 12 million visitors per year, Colorado's 43 State Parks are a vital cornerstone of Colorado's economy and quality of life. Colorado State Parks encompass 224,447 land and water acres, offering some of the best outdoor recreation destinations in the state. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a leader in providing opportunities for outdoor recreation, protecting the state’s favorite landscapes, teaching generations about nature and partnering with communities.