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Maps and Directions
Maps and Directions


The park is experiencing heavy usage and frequently reaches capacity.

Eldorado Canyon State Park reaches parking capacity on weekends and holidays throughout the year from about 9 am to 3 pm. 

  • Due to high visitation,​ Timed Vehi​cle Reservations​ are required for vehicle access into Eldorado Canyon from May 15 - Sept 15 on Saturdays, Sundays and summer holidays from 5:30 am-5:30 pm. Visit​ to make your reservation. ​​
  • Vehicle entry will be denied when parking capacity is reached. 
  • No public parking exists nearby.

​​​​Ride the Eldo Shuttle into the Park Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend

Shuttle runs Saturdays, Sundays and holidays from 8 am to 7 pm

​​Boulder County, Colorado Parks & Wildlife and the City of Boulder offer a shuttle bus service on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays during the summer to carry passengers from US 36 & McCaslin and Boulder to Eldorado Canyon State Park. The shuttle is free; however, anyone entering the state park is required to have a valid state park pass. Passes can be purchased at the Visitor Center. 

  • If driving from Denver, park and catch the shuttle at the RTD Park-n-Ride on the south side of US 36 at US 36 & McCaslin Blvd in Superior.  
  • The shuttle runs approximately every 20 minutes from 8 am to 7 pm.
  • For a map of routes, stops, and more info, visit​