Peak: Golden Gate Canyon (full)
This six mile trail, perfect for individuals and groups alike, will lend beautiful scenery and wildlife viewing inside one of Colorado’s most serene state parks, just a short drive from the Denver area.
This six mile trail, perfect for individuals and groups alike, will lend beautiful scenery and wildlife viewing inside one of Colorado’s most serene state parks, just a short drive from the Denver area. An easy to easy moderate Denver hike on Burro Trail to Windy Peak in one of Colorado’s most beautiful state parks. Golden Gate Canyon State Park, located west of Denver and the town of Golden supports over 35 miles of multi-use trails across 12,000 acres ranging from 7,600′ to 10,400′. The Burro Trail circles the southeast flank of Windy Peak, located in the northeast corner of the Park. Visitors will enjoy remarkable views across numerous valleys, meadows and mountain ranges, varied terrain, and good wildlife viewing throughout.
Price: $185 per person
Note: We guarantee departure regardless of your group size, but there are different prices. $185 pp for 4 people or more; $220 pp for 3p, $275 for 2p; $485 for 1p.
A gear list will be sent upon confirmation of course registration, and we’re happy to help arrange for personal gear if you do not have it.
Itinerary: Plan on hiking approximately 6 miles and 1,825’ of elevation gain at altitudes from 7,830’ – 9,132’ on a well maintained trail. Hikes will be chosen based on current conditions, group fitness levels and safety.
Included in our rates: The services of a professional hiking guide, round-trip transportation from Boulder to the trailhead, snacks and lunch, water, education about local and natural history, including library for Rocky Mountain flora and fauna, group CB, group medical kit, and contingency and emergency support.
Not included in our rates: Gratuities for your guide (while the amount is at your discretion, the recommended gratuity is 20%). Park entrance fees, which is $10 per person daily for Golden Gate Canyon State Park. (Note: entrance fees are paid directly to the Parks upon entrance). Denver hotel pick-up is extra $100 per group.
Special Notes: Best Colorado hiking near Denver Colorado for hiking holidays. Combine this hike as an adventure vacation, adventure travel tour hotel package in Boulder, Denver hiking day trip, or multi-day hiking vacation. Colorado’s best hiking guides will show off Golden Gate Canyon State Park hikes for an unforgettable hiking trip / hiking trips.
Difficulty Description: Easy Hike: Suitable for every member of the family on a good maintained trail.
What to Bring: Sent with trip confirmation