Eldorado Canyon Climbing Routes Map; It is important to be familiar with technical rock climbing regulations before beginning a climb. Sagebrush & Sage Species Conservation Strategy. The trail is .9 miles (one way) to the park boundary. Permitted: pedestrians, wheelchairs, strollersMiles paved: 0Miles non-paved: 0.90Total distance: 0.90 one wayUsage: Moderate/HighDegree of difficulty: EasyBeginning Elevation: 6,000Wheelchair / stroller accessible: YesPets: Yes, on leash and under control at all times (no horses). Trails are open to a variety of non-motorized uses. Built in 1908, the hotel was accessed via an inclined railway from the canyon floor until it burned down in 1913. Permitted: pedestriansMiles paved: 0Miles non-paved: 0.5Total distance: 0.5 one wayUsage: HighDegree of difficulty: EasyBeginning Elevation: 5,800ADA accessible: YesPets: Yes, on leash and under control at all times (no horses). ​​​​Elevate your outdoor experience at Eldorado Can​yon State Park, where the canyon meets the sky! Please respect other trail users as they may not be aware of your presence. Check the trailheads for segregated-use information. Please respect other trail users as they may not be aware of your presence. Permitted: pedestrians and mountain bikesMiles paved: 0Miles non-paved:  3.6 Total distance: 3.6Usage: Moderate/HighDegree of difficulty: ModerateBeginning Elevation: 6,000ADA accessible: NoPets: Yes, on leash and under control at all times (no horses). While technical climbs do not require registration, it is your responsibility to make sure someone reports your absence if you happen to be overdue. Permitted: pedestrians and horsesMiles paved: 0 Miles non-paved: 3.5Total distance: 3.5 one-wayUsage: ModerateDegree of difficulty: Moderate/DifficultBeginning Elevation: 6,000ADA accessible: NoPets: Yes, and on six foot leash under control at all times. Comments: An easy half-mile hike (one way) along South Boulder Creek. The Action Committee for Eldorado (ACE) is a 501c3 non profit climber organization that is staffed by dedicated volunteers who are committed to conserving Eldorado Canyon State Park. Comments: This easy trail provides a great place to watch rock climbers or simply enjoy dramatic views of the canyon. More Info All Locations > Colorado > Boulder > Eldorado Canyon SP You can also access our Crescent Meadows property via the Eldorado Canyon Trail. Social distancing is challenging in Eldorado Canyon SP with climbing. Check the trailheads for segregated-use information. Mountain Project and Access Fund are partners in an effort to protect and preserve climbing areas and the environment. Comments: Great view of mountains to the west, open mountain meadow dropping down to South Boulder Creek. Visitors from lower elevations should allow for more time to reach their destinations due to the effects of altitude. The Park closes at sunset, no night climbing is permitted. Expect to see mountain bikes, horses and hikers at any time. Comments: A moderately difficult trail leading 1.4 miles (one way) past spectacular views of the canyon and eastern plains to the remains of historic Crags hotel, 600 feet above the trailhead. Eldorado Canyon Climbing Routes Map; Trails are open to a variety of non-motorized uses. For a more challenging adventure, hike up the Eldorado Canyon Trail and exercise in the peace and beauty of nature. Comments:  It gains over 1,000 feet in elevation and intersects the Walker Ranch Loop for a potential 14 mile moderate/difficult lollipop-loop hike (Eldorado Canyon Trail-3.5 miles, Walker Ranch Loop-7 miles, back to the Inner Canyon on Eldorado Canyon Trail-3.5 miles). Permitted: pedestrians, mountain bikes, horsesMiles paved: 0Miles non-paved: 2.5Total distance: 2.5 one wayUsage: ModerateDegree of difficulty: Easy/ModerateBeginning Elevation: 7,500ADA accessible: NoPets: Yes, on leash and under control at all times. Eldorado Canyon SP is STRONGLY DISCOURAGING CLIMBING at this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please turn on JavaScript and try again. The park office is closed. From the ruins, travel to the Continental Divide Overlook and take in the spectacular views. Expect to see mountain bikes, horses and hikers at any time. The trail continues as a .8 mile loop as it travels to a view of the Continental Divide and the railroad tracks, 1,200 feet above the trailhead. Climbing is NOT ADVISED. For the best view of the lichen covered canyon walls, walk the easy (wheelchair accessible) Fowler Trail. The first 300 feet of the trail are wheelchair accessible. It looks like your browser does not have JavaScript enabled. Continue your journey by foot or mountain bike on the Rattlesnake Gulch Trail and explore the ruins of an old hotel that burned down during an era when Eldorado Springs was known as the "Coney Island of the West." Interconnects with Boulder County Parks and Open Space’s Walker Ranch Loop Trail for a potential 7 mile loop hike (moderate/difficult). The first .7 miles of the Fowler Trail also offers a self-guided nature walk brochure with corresponding signage as well as educational signs and fixed binoculars to view the climbers. The trail is 1.4 miles to the ruins and another .8 mile for the loop, making the total roundtrip distance about 3.6 miles.