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Golden Gate Canyon State Park

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34 mi 55 km of trail 6 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 6 Trails Intermediate Trails 12 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Featured Hikes in Golden Gate Canyon State Park - 4

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Favorite Conquering Mountain Lion Trail
Intermediate

Mountain Lion Trail

6.9 mi 11.1 km • Loop • 1,531 ft Ascent 466.54 m Ascent

Singletrack Coal Creek, CO

( 50 )
Favorite Some of the most panoramic views of the Continental Divide are east of Panorama Point.
Intermediate/Difficult

Golden Gate Canyon State Park Loop

13.2 mi 21.3 km • Loop • 2,232 ft Ascent 680.38 m Ascent

Singletrack Coal Creek, CO

( 24 )
Favorite Near the end you'll be rewarded with a great view of the ridge you climbed at the beginning.
Intermediate

Mule Deer and Coyote Trail Loop

5.7 mi 9.2 km • Loop • 871 ft Ascent 265.55 m Ascent

Singletrack Central City, CO

( 13 )
Favorite Views
Intermediate/Difficult

Black Bear - Horseshoe Loop

5.1 mi 8.2 km • Loop • 1,199 ft Ascent 365.33 m Ascent

Singletrack Coal Creek, CO

( 12 )

Trails in Golden Gate Canyon State Park - 12

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9.1 mi 14.7 km #1Mule Deer Trail
Intermediate
Central City, CO
Intermediate
9.1 mi 14.7 km Central City, CO 17 
4.1 mi 6.6 km #2Burro Trail
Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO
Intermediate
4.1 mi 6.6 km Coal Creek, CO 16 
2.5 mi 4.0 km #3Black Bear Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Coal Creek, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.5 mi 4.0 km Coal Creek, CO
2.5 mi 4.1 km #4Racoon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO
Easy/Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.1 km Coal Creek, CO
2.1 mi 3.4 km #5Coyote Trail
Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Coal Creek, CO
5.3 mi 8.6 km #6Black Bear - Horseshoe Loop
Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO
Intermediate
5.3 mi 8.6 km Coal Creek, CO
1.8 mi 3.0 km #7Horseshoe Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.8 mi 3.0 km Coal Creek, CO 10 
0.7 mi 1.2 km #8Horseshoe Trail Alternate
Easy/Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Coal Creek, CO
2.8 mi 4.6 km #9Snowshoe Hare Trail
Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO
Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.6 km Coal Creek, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km #10Mule Deer Trail - Alternate
Easy/Intermediate
Central City, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Central City, CO
0.3 mi 0.5 km #11Horseshoe Connector Trail
Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO
Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.5 km Coal Creek, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #12Buffalo Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Coal Creek, CO
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Coal Creek, CO

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