Golden Gate Canyon State Park Horseback Riding

The 37th most popular equestrian trail in Colorado.

Northwest of Denver and Golden, the 12,000 acre Golden Gate Canyon State Park has 25 miles of horseback riding trails through dense forest and aspen-filled meadows.

To reach the 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 37th most popular horse trail of all 66 horseback rides in Colorado.

Golden Gate Canyon State Park Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  GGCSP (303) 582-3707; Mountain Mammas Horse Rental (303) 459-3544; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Colorado Horse Council (303) 292-4981.

Recommended Book:  "Trail Riding In Rocky Mountains" from Jean Llewellyn

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  State Park Campground

Luxury Loding:  Gold Lake Mountain Resort 303 459 3544

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/17/2016

ID:  15362

Golden Gate Canyon State Park Horseback Riding Map


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