Feeling shy about exploring Golden and surrounding foothills on your own? Don’t. Dozens of outfitters, guides, and group leaders are available to show you where to go and how to do a favorite activity. Whether you’ve been doing something your whole life but don’t know the area, or you’re new to a pursuit and want to try it while on vacation, Golden offers plenty of guided excursions.


Try hiking or snowshoeing into the pristine wilderness of Golden Gate Canyon State Park. Go for a day or even a week. Learn to fly fish from some of the best guides in the world after hiking or horseback riding into areas around Golden. Go birding with a naturalist or enjoy a nature tour. Tag along on a photography safari to bring home a different kind of trophy. Whatever your interest, Golden guides can customize packages that are perfect for individuals, families or other groups.