Golden Gate Canyon State Park

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43 mi 69 km


18 mi 29 km




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Great place close to the front range!

Food and Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

Bagelry Best breakfast sandwich ever!
Cuisine of Himalayas You've gotta try the lamb vindaloo, a graceful balance of tartness and heat -- and one of the only renditions in town that really gets it right!
Sushi Win Awesome, friendly service! The best sushi in the hills!
The Wood Cellar Great staff with awesome burgers. Not to mention Jeanie's amazing nachos n seared ahi !
Backcountry Pizza Eggplant parm sandwich is awesome!
Crosscut Pizzeria and Taphouse Best pizza in CO
Pioneer Inn Cool spot to work an watch a game
New Moon Bakery and Cafe This is a great place for a morning meeting. Quiche and coffee is my breakfast of choice here.
1 W 1st St, Nederland CO — (303) 258-3569
Kathmandu The best Nepalese food over 8000 feet!
Smiling Moose Deli Try the Mighty Mo, it's their signature sandwich, and it's very good!
29017 Hotel Way, Evergreen CO — (303) 526-0374
Qdoba Mexican Grill Amazing service and manager walks around and talks with everyone.
29057 Hotel Way, Evergreen CO — (303) 526-4333
Big Daddy Bagels If they have the green Chile bagel you owe it to yourself to try it with a Santa Fe. Great breakfast bagel.
106 N Rubey Dr, Golden CO — (303) 279-1481
Ali Baba Grill Food is good but service has really gone down hill.
109 N Rubey Dr, Golden CO — (303) 279-2228
Anthony's Pizza and Pasta Feed the sparrows some crust if your on the patio
600 12th St, Golden CO — (303) 278-9999
D'Deli Best Sandwich in Colorado.
Cafe 13 Good eats ! Pesto anything is a hit.
Snarf's Sandwiches Got the prime rib on gluten free, and it was on point. The peppers do have a kick, but still tolerable. Would recommend.
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9.3 mi 14.9 km
#1 Mule Deer Trail
Central City, CO
9.3 mi 14.9 km Central City, CO
All Clear
7 days ago
2.5 mi 4.0 km
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Coal Creek, CO
2.5 mi 4.0 km Coal Creek, CO
All Clear
5 days ago
1.8 mi 3.0 km
#3 Horseshoe Trail
Coal Creek, CO
1.8 mi 3.0 km Coal Creek, CO
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4.1 mi 6.6 km
#4 Burro Trail
Coal Creek, CO
4.1 mi 6.6 km Coal Creek, CO
All Clear
Dry, Some Mud - one mud patch on whole trail -- gorgeous!
8 days ago

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