Golden Gate Canyon State Park For Mountain Biking
The 98th most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.
Thursday 30 June 2016 04:16 GMT
Northwest of Denver and Golden, the 12,000 acre Golden Gate Canyon State Park has 25 miles of mountain bike trails through dense forest and aspen-filled meadows. The trail system essentially forms a large figure-eight loop with plenty of climbing as the route winds through forest and meadow.
To reach the mountain biking at Golden Gate Canyon State Park from Golden, head north on SR93 for 1 mile to Golden Gate Canyon Road. Turn left and continue for 13 miles to the park. Use the Nott Creek Trailhead parking area.
Overall, Golden Gate Canyon State Park is the 98th most popular mountain bike trail of all 178 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Golden Gate Canyon State Park including Red Rocks Loop Trail, Moonraker Trails Recreation Area, Dawn Mountain Trail, Mount 7, Red Rocks / Dakota Ridge Trails and White Ranch Open Space ParkCentennial Cone Open Space.