Golden Gate Canyon State Park is located about 10 miles northeast of the town of Blackhawk . The park offers two individual family campgrounds (Reverend’s Ridge, Aspen Meadow), a group campground (Rifleman Phillips), and 24 backcountry campsites. Campsites vary from primitive to paved sites with electric hookups and shower facilities.
The Reverend’s Ridge Campground has paved roads and parking areas and will most RVs as well as tents. There are 97 campsites, 59 are suitable for RVs and 38 are most suitable for tents. The RV sites have electrical hookups. Facilities include flush toilets, showers, and laundry facilities. Water hydrants are scattered throughout the campground. Ten loops are situated in a stand of dense lodgepole pines offering ample shade and privacy. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire grate and a well- defined, level tent pad. Loops B and E have long pull-through parking spaces. The elevation at this campground is about 9,150 feet.
The scenery at Golden Gate Canyon is breathtaking. The campground is open year round and is especially popular during the summer months. Reservations are accepted.
|97 sites||Disabled facilities|
|Drinking water||Elevation: 9,150 feet|
|Six restrooms||Reservations accepted|
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Denver area: 303-470-1144
Toll free: 800-678-2267
Golden Gate Canyon State Park : 303-582-3707
HIKING: There are 12 trails totaling about 35 miles. Four are for hiking only.
BIKING: Eight of the trails are open to mountain bikes.
PICNICING: There are numerous picnic sites scattered through out the park.
Take Hwy 119 north from Blackhawk for about 8.6 miles to the north entrance to the park. Travel east for about 1.3 miles to the Reverend’s Ridge Campground. Continue traveling east another 1.9 miles to reach Aspen Meadow Campground. The Rifleman Phillips Group Campground is another 1.1 miles east.
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