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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 Vehicle 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! 

A shuttle service is available from US 36 & McCaslin Blvd and the city of Boulder into Eldorado Canyon.

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