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Rattlesnake Gulch Trailhead

Rattlesnake Gulch Trailhead

Rattlesnake Gulch Trailhead

Page Type: Trailhead

Location: Colorado, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 39.92952°N / 105.29007°W

Object Title: Rattlesnake Gulch Trailhead

County: Boulder

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Elevation: 6040 ft / 1841 m


Page By: tomlauren

Created/Edited: May 15, 2009 / Sep 30, 2009

Object ID: 514003

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Rattlesnake Gulch Trailhead
Rattlesnake Gulch Trailhead.

Rattlesnake Gulch Trailhead provides access to the Fowler Trail and Rattlesnake Gulch Trail in Eldorado Canyon State Park, Colorado. The infrequently-visited Eldorado Mountain is most commonly approached from this trailhead as well.

Driving Directions

From Boulder, take Hwy 93 south approximately 3 miles to Hwy 170. From Denver, one can take Hwy 93 north to Hwy 170. Take Hwy 170 east to the town of Eldorado Springs. Continue through Eldorado Springs to the entrance of Eldorado Canyon State Park. Pay your fee, then continue on Hwy 170 for 0.5 miles until you see the Rattlesnake Gulch Trailhead parking area on the left side of the road.


Camping is not allowed at the trailhead, nor is drinking water available. There are no toilets.


Rattlesnake Gulch Trailhead