Introduction to Colorado state parks

Some generalities about Colorado state parks, known for trails, mountains, etc, then list them out.

Staunton State Park Colorado

Staunton State Park

Park Address: 12102 S Elk Creek Rd, Pine, CO 80470

Park Description: The 3,908-acre park, which opened on May 18, 2013, includes dramatic rock outcroppings, several streams and a waterfall.

Popular Park Sites: Staunton’s Park, Elk Falls, Davis Pond and The Staunton Ranch.

Staunton State Park Visitors Guide

Golden Gate Canyon State Park Colorado

Golden Gate Canyon State Park

Park Address: 92 Crawford Gulch Rd, Golden, CO 80403

Park Description: The 12,119-acre Front Range park established in 1960 has 42 miles of hiking trails.

Popular Park Sites: Panorama Point Scenic Overlook, Twelve Trails, Red Barn Picnic Area and Kirley Overlook.

Golden Gate Canyon State Park Visitors Guide

Eldorado State Park Colorado

Eldorado Canyon State Park

Park Address: 9 Kneale Rd, Eldorado Springs, CO 80025

Park Description: The park encompasses 885 acres with a variety of recreation opportunities available.

Popular Park Sites: Fowler Trail, Rattlesnake Gulch Trail,  Eldorado Canyon Trail and South Boulder Creek.

Eldorado Canyon State Park Visitors Guide

Roxborough State Park Colorado

Roxborough State Park

Park Address: 4751 E Roxborough Dr, Littleton, CO 80125

Park Description: In 1980 it was recognized as a National Natural Landmark.

Popular Park Sites: Cherokee Ranch and Castle, Waterton Canyon and Arrowhead Golf Club.

Roxborough State Park Visitors Guide

Eleven Mile State Park  Hiking View

Eleven Mile State Park 

Park Address: 4229 Co Rd 92, Lake George, CO 80827

Park Description: Established in 1970, the 7,662-acre park surrounds 3,405-acre, 5.5 miles long Eleven Mile Reservoir.

Popular Park Sites: Pikes Peak, Hiking Trails. Kayaking and Fishing.

Eleven Mile State Park Visitors Guide

Mueller State Park

Mueller State Park 

Park Address: 21045 CO-67, Divide, CO 80814

Park Description: There are 55 miles of trails, biking, camping year-round, hunting, hiking, and horseback riding.

Popular Park Sites: Woodland Park, Peak View Hill, Cahill Pond Trail, 

Outlook Ridge.

Mueller State Park Visitors Guide

Chatfield State Park Hiking View

Chatfield State Park 

Park Address: 11500 N Roxborough Park Rd, Littleton, CO 80125

Park Description: The park centers on Chatfield Reservoir, a 1,423 acre surface area lake fed by the South Platte River and two other creeks, including Plum Creek.

Popular Park Sites: Marina, Hiking, Fishing and Pet Zone's.

Chatfield State Park Visitors Guide

Lory State Park  Biking

Lory State Park 

Park Address: 708 Lodgepole Dr, Bellvue, CO 80512

Park Description: Some of the park's more popular attractions include mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding and rock climbing.

Popular Park Sites: Fort Collins, Horsetooth Reservoir, Arthur’s Rock and Timber Trail.

Lory State Park Visitors Guide