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Recommended Routes in Golden - 12

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Favorite Looking toward Golden, CO
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Galbraith Park Loop

4.3 mi 6.9 km 918' Up 279.95 m Up 919' Down 280.24 m Down

Golden, CO
Favorite Junction of North Table Loop & Mesa Top Trail
Intermediate

North Table Loop Trail

7.7 mi 12.3 km 1,058' Up 322.53 m Up 1,056' Down 321.83 m Down

Golden, CO
Favorite Section of the trail with "stairs."
Intermediate/Difficult

Chavez and Beaver Brook Trail Loop

3.9 mi 6.3 km 883' Up 269.04 m Up 883' Down 269.01 m Down

Genesee, CO
Favorite Looking back down the Apex trial after crossing  one of the bridges.
Intermediate

Apex-Enchanted Lollipop

5.7 mi 9.2 km 1,179' Up 359.41 m Up 1,179' Down 359.28 m Down

West Pl…, CO
Favorite Evening shot of Beaver Brook Trail
Intermediate/Difficult

Beaver Brook Out and Back

7.1 mi 11.5 km 1,055' Up 321.49 m Up 1,054' Down 321.23 m Down

Golden, CO
Favorite On this trip I was showing my man child a great hike. Enchanted Forest is awesome.
Intermediate

Apex Park

5.4 mi 8.6 km 1,205' Up 367.23 m Up 1,199' Down 365.55 m Down

West Pl…, CO
Favorite Looking north
Intermediate

Shorthorn - Longhorn Loop

6.8 mi 11.0 km 1,175' Up 358.06 m Up 1,177' Down 358.64 m Down

Golden, CO
Favorite Golden's South Table Mountain and Castle Rock from the head of the Sleeping Elk Trail
Intermediate

Golden Summit Trail

1.8 mi 3.0 km 449' Up 136.72 m Up 447' Down 136.38 m Down

Golden, CO
Favorite North Table Mountain Flowers with permission from David Broome
Intermediate

North Table Mountain - Short Loop

3.3 mi 5.3 km 520' Up 158.58 m Up 525' Down 159.98 m Down

Golden, CO
Favorite Looking north at the looming cliffs of North Table Mountain from the start of the climbing access trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Golden Cliffs Loop

1.6 mi 2.6 km 529' Up 161.36 m Up 536' Down 163.41 m Down

Golden, CO
Favorite Looking back down the Apex trial after crossing  one of the bridges.
Intermediate/Difficult

Abert's Loop

7.9 mi 12.8 km 1,750' Up 533.52 m Up 1,751' Down 533.73 m Down

West Pl…, CO
Favorite Looking toward Golden, CO
Intermediate

Nightbird Gulch/Galbraith Loop

5.2 mi 8.4 km 1,245' Up 379.56 m Up 1,245' Down 379.34 m Down

Golden, CO

Golden Hiking

  • 202 Miles 326 Kilometers of Trail
  • 12 Recommended Routes
  • 25 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 33 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 3 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Golden - 49

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8.8 mi 14.2 km #1Beaver Brook Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Golden, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Golden, CO 36 
5.4 mi 8.7 km #2Rawhide Trail
Intermediate
Golden, CO
Intermediate
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2.3 mi 3.7 km #3Chimney Gulch
Intermediate/Difficult
Golden, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Golden, CO 24 
1.7 mi 2.7 km #4Mt. Galbraith Loop
Difficult
Golden, CO
Difficult
Golden, CO
1.4 mi 2.2 km #5Grubstake Loop
Intermediate
Golden, CO
Intermediate
Golden, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6Cottonwood Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Golden, CO
Intermediate
Golden, CO
1.5 mi 2.4 km #7Pick N' Sledge
Intermediate
Golden, CO
Intermediate
Golden, CO
1.7 mi 2.8 km #8Box 'o Rox
Intermediate
West Pleasant View, CO
Intermediate
West Pleasant View, CO
2.5 mi 4.0 km #9Lookout Mountain Trail
Intermediate
Golden, CO
Intermediate
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2.8 mi 4.5 km #10Apex Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Genesee, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Genesee, CO 14 

Photos of Golden - 114

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North Table Mountain Flowers with permission from David Broome
Jan 8, 2015 near Golden, CO
Looking north
Mar 27, 2019 near Golden, CO
Golden's South Table Mountain and Castle Rock from the head of the Sleeping Elk Trail
May 21, 2015 near Golden, CO
Ancient Palms
Sep 22, 2020 near Applewood, CO
Evening shot of Beaver Brook Trail
Aug 13, 2018 near Golden, CO
A Wild Grouse spotted on the Beaver Brook Trail in Golden.
Apr 18, 2017 near Genesee, CO
Looking toward Golden, CO
Jun 15, 2015 near Golden, CO
Looking back down the Apex trial after crossing  one of the bridges.
May 23, 2015 near Golden, CO