Golden is a city and former Gold Rush town in the Foothills of the Rocky Mountains, in Colorado. Clear Creek Trail is a network of paths running along a waterway. It passes Clear Creek White Water Park, a kayaking course. The Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum has exhibits on Earth Science & Mining History. Northeast is the Colorado Railroad Museum, with vintage trains and an 1800's-style Railroad Depot.
Chautauqua Park is a portion of an iconic Historic Landmark dating back to when the city of Boulder began preserving wild lands over 100 years ago. In 1898, Boulder residents approved a bond issue to purchase 80 acres to be used as a "Chautauqua," or an institution that provided popular adult education courses & entertainment in the late 19th & early 20th centuries. The park land owned by Boulder Parks & Recreation is located adjacent to OSMP trails, Chautauqua Dining Hall & Auditorium & Chautauqua Ranger Cottage and provides a playground, tennis courts & open turf.
Home to the University of Colorado Boulder & just 15 minutes from Westminster, tucked into the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, acres of vast open space roll into Boulder's quaint landscape. Come explore pine-scented trails, taste the flavors of "America's Foodiest Town," tour 24-hour craft breweries, stroll historic Pearl Street and soak up the view of the area's fabled "Flatirons."
Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park's 415 square miles encompass and protect spectacular mountain environments. Enjoy Trail Ridge Road, which crests at over 12,000 feet including many overlooks to experience the subalpine & alpine worlds; In addition to 300 miles of hiking trails, wildflowers, starry nights & fun times. In a world of superlatives, Rocky is on top!