10 Fun Recreational Hot Spots In and Around Golden
Set in the heart of Evergreen and surrounded by pine trees and mountain views, this lake is a wintertime ice-skating haven.
Hike to the 6,800-foot summit of Green Mountain and enjoy panoramic views of metro Denver to the east and mountains to the west.
One of the largest parks in Jefferson County, it offers a mountain biking experience where enthusiasts can enjoy backcountry-type solitude along with splendid views.
This recreational canoe and kayak park in Golden features 800 feet of whitewater challenges for paddlers of all skill levels.
Enjoy horseback riding through diverse ecosystems such as meadows and grasslands to the subalpine environment of Bergen Peak.
With three lakes in the park, visitors can enjoy various water activities, including water skiing, wind surfing, paddling, sailing and swimming.
This park offers spectacular panoramic views, including more than 100 miles of the Continental Divide and glimpses of Mount Evans and Longs Peak.
Known as a wildlife watchers’ paradise, this urban park provides wonderful opportunities to view birds, coyotes and foxes.
Kids and kids at heart can be found here during the winter, sledding and tubing down this hill in Littleton.
The southern-most park in Jefferson county offers fishing for all ages and abilities along with stunning views.