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HIKING IN GOLDEN

If you love the combination of being outside, enjoying scenic views and getting a great work out, then hiking in Golden is the perfect activity for you. Before your hike, please read the Safer-at-Home Order and check out our hiking tips

Golden coexists with a variety of wildlife. Stay alert and be sure you can hear a bike bell ring, or a rattlesnake rattle. Proper hiking footwear and clothing is always a plus when hiking our trails.Find out what Safer at Home means for the City of Golden by checking out our blog.

Hiking Checklist:

  • Plenty of water (extra water for dogs & kids)
  • Sun protection (hat, sunscreen, sunglasses)
  • An extra layer of clothing and a rain coat
  • Snack food
  • Trail map
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight

 

 

Jefferson County is under a SAFER-AT-HOME Order. Please read before heading onto the trails.

If you’re looking for a quick one hour hike, but still want to feel the calories drop off, then head to Lubahn Trail. This trail starts in the gully below and south of Castle Rock on South Table Mountain. Out of convenience to hikers, it has been extended to create a loop of moderate difficulty. As you ascend Lubahn Trail, don’t forget to stop every so often to take in the expansive view of Golden that the path offers.

Lubahn Trail

NORTH TABLE MOUNTAIN TRAIL

Jefferson County is under a SAFER-AT-HOME Order. Please read before heading onto the trails.

For those hikers who want a picture perfect view, and are willing to do a little bit of work to get it, try the North Table Mountain Trail. This trail is the perfect place to get a good work out in and be rewarded with a remarkable view of Golden. But hikers beware; you do need to exert some energy to get to the top as the difficulty level is moderate to advance. Also, in the height of summer when temperatures soar be aware of rattle snakes and keep hydrated. Stay alert and be sure you can hear a bike bell ring, or a rattlesnake rattle.

North Table Mountain

CLEAR CREEK TRAIL

Jefferson County is under a SAFER-AT-HOME Order. Please read before heading onto the trails.

For something a little less difficult, hike or walk Clear Creek trail that connects with other trails in the Denver Metro area. Clear Creek trail is one of Golden’s most popular trails and offers a cool breeze from the creek that wafts over you for a nice cool down once you start to break a sweat. Clear Creek is currently closed to water activities for more information read our blog: What Does Safer-At-Home Mean For Golden Colorado?. In the height of summer when temperatures soar be aware of rattlesnakes and keep hydrated. Stay alert and be sure you can hear a bike bell ring, or a rattlesnake rattle.

Clear Creek Trail