One of the Denver-area backyard jewels, Roxborough State Park is just a short drive southwest of Denver.
With close to 4000-acres, Roxborough State Park is filled with dramatic red-rock formations, distinct plant communities and a variety of wildlife ranging from black bears to mule deer. Enjoy hiking, wildlife viewing, trail running, photography, bird watching or one of our many programs and events. Whether you are new to the outdoors or an experienced outdoor enthusiast, Roxborough State Park has an opportunity for you.
To preserve Roxborough's natural resources, no pets, drones, camping, mountain bikes or horses are permitted in Roxborough State Park.
Roxborough Recognized by Leave No Trace
Gold Standard Site designations are awarded to public recreation lands that exemplify successful #LeaveNoTrace
ethics and showcase a strong commitment to the promotion of outdoor skills, ethics, and stewardship in order to help preserve and protect the natural landscape for generations to come. Read the press release for full details.
Vehicle Access Information
Please note that we only have one road from the entrance gate to the parking lots and have limited parking available. We do not have any other vehicle access through the park. All trails start at the visitor center and are for foot traffic only, please leave your bikes at home.
We are excited to announce that Roxborough has two overlooks available for rental for weddings and other special events. For more information, please visit the Weddings page