Eldorado Canyon Trail

Quick Info:

Distance:
7.4 Miles
Route Type:
Out & Back
Nearest Town:
Eldorado
Elevation Climb:
1,838
Difficulty Rating:
Not So Approachable
View Rating:
4.5 Stars
Distance:
7.4 Miles
Route Type:
Out & Back
Nearest Town:
Eldorado
Elevation Climb:
1,838
Difficulty Rating
Not So Approachable
View Rating:
4.5 Stars

    I know I say this all the time – but I have a new favorite hike! Incredible views, waterfalls – this hike has it all! That said, you work for those views because the first mile is a very steep uphill climb on rocky terrain. After about a mile and a half (and nearly 2,000 ft in elevation gain) you’re rewarded with a couple miles of relatively flat trail at the top with nonstop views.

    Then the last mile goes back downhill to take you to Walker Ranch and the river/falls. You can continue on from here to other trails within the park, but to do the 7.4 mile out & back like I did, this is where we turned around after enjoying the beauty of the falls in winter!

    Eldorado Canyon is $10 to enter, dogs are allowed on leash.

    We did this hike in early December and there were a few icy spots, my boots (Altra Lone Peaks) did fine but my friends didn’t and she definitely wished she had spikes.

    Kylie Bearse

    Kylie Bearse

    When I’m not exploring the trails, I’m a Meteorologist! You can see me every weekday morning on Fox31 KDVR from 4:30-10am! Have a weather question? Don’t hesitate to ask!

    Kylie Bearse

    Kylie Bearse

    When I’m not exploring the trails, I’m a Meteorologist! You can see me every weekday morning on Fox31 KDVR from 4:30-10am! Have a weather question? Don’t hesitate to ask!

    Kylie Bearse

    Kylie Bearse

    When I’m not exploring the trails, I’m a Meteorologist! You can see me every weekday morning on Fox31 KDVR from 4:30-10am! Have a weather question? Don’t hesitate to ask!

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