Want a hike to please everyone?
The Clear Creek Trail in Golden, Colorado is it! It’s got shade, the kids can bring their bikes, and you can finish your hike with a stroll around downtown. We might get some flack for calling this a hike, because it runs through the business district of Golden, CO.But you can wear the soles of your shoes down on this one. Jefferson County even has plans to expand the trail several miles into Clear Creek Canyon. Explore the full trail profile for all the details: hiking trails, trail map, and detailed directions to the trailhead.
Trail Snapshot:Clear Creek Trail in Downtown Golden
- Hike Distance:1.8 Miles
- Denver Drive Time: 30
- Difficulty: Easy (super easy)
- Duration: 1hr
- Activities: Parks, Shops, Kayaking, People Watching, Rollerblading, and biking.
- Directions: Click for Google Map
- Trail Type: Out & Back
- Seasons: All Season
- Beauty: Clear Creek, Cliff Swallows, Tree lined river
- This Trail is Handicap Accessible
Map & Driving Directions
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City of Golden Trail Map Link
City of Golden Open Space Map Link
Colorado Road Conditions