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Golden Gate Canyon
Golden Gate Canyon


​Hunting Information

Hunting on the Jefferson County portion of the park is Open with a valid hunting permit. Ralston Creek SWA, which is adjacent to the park, is open and available for use.

  • ​Hunting is allowed on the Jefferson County portion of the park the Tuesday after Labor Day through the Friday prior to Memorial Day.  
  • Per regulation, hunters must sign in and out daily at the Visitor Center. 
  • Hunting is limited to 35 hunters per day. 
  • All Colorado Parks & Wildlife and Golden Gate Canyon State Park rules and regulations apply.​ ​ ​

Leave No Trace at Golden Gate Canyon 

We are excited to announce our new partnership with Leave No Trace and the start of our journey to become a Gold Standard Site!!

Learn more about the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics.

Sign up as a volunteer to help in our efforts, then register under "Park Special Projects."

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​Campground Updates​

  • Reverend's Ridge Campground remains open at a limited capacity. Camp office, shower building and dump station are closed for the season.
  • Aspen Meadow Campground is closed for the season.  

All sites must be reserved ahead of time online or by calling 1-800-244-5613. 

Please do not tie anything to trees, this includes hammocks.

Backcountry Campsites

*Backcountry campsites are currently closed due to high fire danger.*

Our backcountry campsites​ are available via reservation only by calling 1-800-244-5613.