Golden Cliffs Trail at North Table Mountain

The City of Golden offers an extensive and interconnected trail system of 24 miles, providing diversity in both types of trail experience and destinations. Regional Trail connections provide a link to neighboring communities and open space.

Download the Golden Parks, Trails and Open Space Map pdf download for a full map of all the parks and trails within and surrounding Golden, or access the Golden Trailhead Google Map.

Golden Cliffs Trail at North Table Mountain

The Trail to the Golden Cliffs Preserve is advanced with grades exceeding 25 percent. Hikers must yield to climbers and to climbing activities along the cliffs.

Directions

Access the trail via the south end of Peery Drive.

Parking

Street parking 

Difficulty

The trail is advanced with grades exceeding 25 percent.  

Wildlife

The Front Range of Colorado touches three distinct ecosystems – grassland prairie, pinyon-ponderosa woodlands and montane – that support a rich variety of mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles. Rabbit, hare, prairie dog, fox, coyote, badger, bobcat, mule deer, elk, black bear and mountain lion all call the Front Range their home.

Use of Trail

Bike Access: No

Dogs should be leashed at all times and waste picked up.
Be respectful of residential neighborhoods and mind noise levels, especially after dark.
Clean up any trash and recyclables and place in designated bins.
Do not harass wildlife.
Keep out of native and sensitive areas, stick to designated trails.
Alcoholic beverages are prohibited per city ordinance.

Maintenance

This trail is maintained by the City of Golden. We appreciate resident and visitor communication and feedback to ensure the Golden parks system remains safe and clean. To report maintenance concerns or damages, contact the Parks Department at (303) 384-8140.

COG Mesa

 Golden has 402 acres of open space
and maintains 253 acres of parks right within the city itself.

Additional Resources

City of Golden, Colorado
COG Mesa