Clear Creek in Golden offers fisherman of levels and abilities an award-winning fishing experience, only 15 minutes from downtown Denver with free parking and easy access. The “Golden Mile” of Clear Creek is a popular spot to fish for trout, including browns, brook, cuttbow, cutthroat, and rainbow.


There are several handicapped accessible paths to the water’s edge, making this stream a perfect place for fishers with physical limitations. In 2009, the section of Clear Creek from Vanover Park through Jefferson County’s Grant Terry Park was dedicated the “Golden Mile” by West Denver Trout Unlimited for its first class trout habitat.


To fish in Colorado, one must have a valid Colorado Division of Wildlife Fishing License except during the free fishing weekend usually held in June. Whether you have a few hours or the whole day these golden waters are prime and within walking distance of three licensing agents: Meyer HardwareGolden River Sports and Golden Fly Shop so you can purchase your fishing license and gear and dive right into a quality urban fishing experience.


Golden River Sports and Golden Fly Shop offer fly fishing classes, clinics, and guided trips as well as some great deals!