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Hayden Park on Green Mountain

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26 mi 42 km of trail 5 Featured Rides

Easy Trails 9 Trails Intermediate Trails 5 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails

This 2,400 acre park offers many trail options with a range of difficulties, including some quite steep hills up to the 6,800' summit.

Views are outstanding from downtown Denver all the way to the high peaks, including three 14'ers.

Wildlife is abundant, and depending on season, you will find rattlesnakes, prairie dogs, coyotes, mule deer, lilies, larkspur, lupine, coneflower, and more.

This was ranched in the 1860's by Alexander Rooney and Jacob Downing and then operated as a cattle ranch until the mid-1900's by the Hayden family.

Visiting Tips

There are no trees anywhere in the park, and the sun exposure makes it HOT! This can be great on a sunny winter day, and often dries out fast after a snow.

Food & Drink

After the Ride: Local Favorites

Front Room Pizza Frontroom has the best delivery guys!
Chick-fil-A Parking at lunch time is horrendous, so is the drive thru line
motomaki Sushi bowl! It's Chipotle-style, build it how you like. Raw fish is quality, vegetables are cooked well. So tasty! I've been here twice this week
Five Guys Try the Cajun fries! They're delicious 
Modmarket Great place to go after running the stairs at Red Rocks!!!
Mier's Deli Love this place!
15750 S Golden Rd, Golden CO — (303) 278-2193
Chipotle Mexican Grill Guilty pleasure. I wish I could quit you!
Which Wich? Superior Sandwiches Cute concept! Friendly staff & fresh, unique menu items & ordering method make this a step up from your typical sandwich shop. delicious bread & take a quick online survey & you'll get a warm cookie.
Pieology Pizzeria Pile on those toppings, they sink into the pizza when cooked. Especially with the thick crust.
Mannie & Bo's Pizzeria Try an of their outrageous Calzones.
16399 S Golden Rd, Golden CO — (303) 277-1793
Tokyo Joe's Tuesdays and Thursdays - get a 1$ beer when u buy sushi
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers I'm sure it's like this at other locations, but too much pressuring to sign up for the loyalty card. Food arrives fast at least.
14183 W. Colfax, Lakewood CO — (720) 316-7364
La Carreta I am a bit of a chile rellenos snob, and these folks make one of the best I've ever had. Order them crispy.
16908 S Golden Rd, Golden CO — (303) 271-9955
Bonfire Burritos I dig it all. Best food trailer in Golden.
Sherpa House Love the bottomless chai tea!!
Thai Gold Restaurant Lunch specials and Thai coffee
714 14th St, Golden CO — (303) 593-1715
Bob's Atomic Burgers Hailed as the best burgers in Golden, Bob's Atomic does not disappoint. 1 large fry will feed 2. If you order a double, order extra cheese. They only use one slice on a double. Place gets busy!
1310 Ford St, Golden CO — (303) 278-1601
Table Mountain Grill & Cantina Bison burger is yummy. (Not game tasting at all!!)
Woody's Pizza The pizza buffet is a must. Sure, unlimited salad and soup, but unlimited pizza??? Crazy good.

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2.7 mi 4.4 km
#1 Dakota Ridge Trail
Morrison, CO
2.7 mi 4.4 km Morrison, CO
All Clear
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Some Mud
1 day ago
35 
West Pleasant View, CO
0.6 mi 0.9 km West Pleasant View, CO
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Dry
7 hours ago
12 
West Pleasant View, CO
2.5 mi 4.0 km West Pleasant View, CO
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Dry
7 hours ago
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1.5 mi 2.4 km
#4 Box o' Rox
West Pleasant View, CO
1.5 mi 2.4 km West Pleasant View, CO
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Dry
7 hours ago
22 
8.0 mi 12.8 km
#5 Green Mountain Loop
Morrison, CO
8.0 mi 12.8 km Morrison, CO
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Dry
7 hours ago
22 
2.7 mi 4.3 km
#6 Summit Loop Trail
West Pleasant View, CO
2.7 mi 4.3 km West Pleasant View, CO
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Dry
7 hours ago
12 
1.7 mi 2.7 km
#7 Hayden Trail
Morrison, CO
1.7 mi 2.7 km Morrison, CO
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Some Mud
1 day ago
2.0 mi 3.3 km
#8 North Access Trail
West Pleasant View, CO
2.0 mi 3.3 km West Pleasant View, CO
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Some Mud
1 day ago
1.0 mi 1.5 km
#9 Zorro
Morrison, CO
1.0 mi 1.5 km Morrison, CO
All Clear
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Some Mud
1 day ago
2.4 mi 3.9 km
#10 C-470 Bikeway
Morrison, CO
2.4 mi 3.9 km Morrison, CO
All Clear
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Some Mud
1 day ago
West Pleasant View, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km West Pleasant View, CO
All Clear
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Dry
7 hours ago

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