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​​​​​​​​​More than a million Denver-area residents have one of nature’s jewels in their backyard: Roxborough State Park, a short drive southwest of Denver.

Ro​xborough​ is a Colorado Natural Area and a National Natural Landmark for good reason. The park, with close to 4000-acres, is filled with dramatic red-rock formations, distinct plant communities, and a host of wildlife ranging from black bears to mule deer.

Visitors can take in all of Roxborough’s geological wonders via a series of trails ​for every level of hiker. The Fountain Valley Overlook is only 100 yards from the Visitor Center and provides spectacular views of several beautiful rock formations, including the Fountain Formation, Lyons Formation, and the Dakota Hogback.  Many visitors tote their cameras to capture one of the many beautiful views or animal sightings such as red fox from one of the park’s overlooks.​

Preserve Nature

To preserve Roxborough's natural state, no camping, mountain bikes, pets, or horses are permitted in Roxborough State Park. View other camping options in t​his area.

Friends of Roxborough Annual Photo Contest

The winners of the annual photo contest have been chosen and photos have been selected for the 2015 interpretive calendar.

The calendars are now on sale! Come visit and get yours today!

 

Overlook Rental

We are excited to announce that Roxborough is now renting out the two overlooks for weddings and other special events. For more information, please visit the Weddings page.

Archaeology Exhibit

Stop by the Visitor Center to learn why many have been attracted to this area for thousands of years. View artifacts that were found in the park and surrounding area.