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Fossil Trace Golf Club is one of Denver Colorado’s premier public golf courses designed by renowned golf course architect Jim Engh. Located in Golden, Colorado – Fossil Trace Golf Club is nestled adjacent to the foothills of the Rocky Mountain Front Range and only 15-minutes from downtown Denver, Colorado. Fossil Trace is considered one of the finest golf courses and golf experiences available in Denver and all of Colorado.

This golfing gem offers more than just a challenging round of golf; it invites you to step back in time and experience a course rich in geological wonders. The unique and captivating layout takes you on a journey through millions of years of Earth's history, as you navigate through towering rock formations and play alongside ancient fossils embedded in the landscape. Whether you're a seasoned golfer seeking a remarkable round or a nature enthusiast looking to explore Colorado's geological treasures, Fossil Trace Golf Course promises an unforgettable experience that seamlessly blends sport, science, and the stunning vistas of the Centennial State.

Triceratops footprints, as well as other prehistoric creatures’ fossils can be viewed adjacent to the golf course’s 12th green. The palm leaf featured in the course logo can be viewed in the form of a prehistoric trace fossil adjacent to the 12th green.

Check out the live webcam at the course to see conditions in the moment!

A Glimpse of Fossil Trace Golf Club


The Fossil Trace Golf School prides itself on creating a comfortable learning atmosphere for everyone. From tailored private instruction to all-in-one beginner classes, they offer a variety of programs to suit your needs. They have a range of options to choose from including one lesson, a series of 3 lessons or a series of 5 lessons. You can also choose 45 minutes, 60 minutes or 90 minutes for your lesson depending on if it's private or in a group. The programs for juniors start at 4 years old and offer different levels of commitment. Plus they just added Operation 36 Academy, a program with proven success. Check out all lessons and programs.

Footprints Restaurant Fossil Trace

Footprints Fossil Trace is a place that brings people together and reflects our community – a renewed focus on enhancing the Colorado golf course restaurant experience. Footprints Fossil Trace (formerly Schnepf’s Restaurant) was established Spring of 2017, adding the culinary reputation of Biscuits and Berries to the award-winning golf experience at Fossil Trace Golf…

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