Centennial Cone Park

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SAFER-AT-HOME

  • DO NOT visit parks and public areas if sick; stay home, seek medical care
  • DO NOT gather in groups larger than 10
  • Practice social distancing of at least 6’ in parks, trailheads, trails, and climbing crags
  • Keep dogs on leash at ALL times
  • Bring your own hand sanitizer and/or hand washing supplies; many of our parks and restrooms lack running water. Sanitize/wash hands after touching public surfaces such as railings, benches, and handles.
  • FACE COVERING strongly recommended; use when near others or when passing on the trail
  • High-risk visitors, use discretion for park visits and public restroom use

Colorado Safer-at-Home Order
More JCOS info regarding COVID-19
See COVID-19 closure page for countywide closure info

CLOSED: Elk Range Trail, including the interior of the park, is closed from February 1 through mid-June to protect elk during their calving season. All other trails are open.

Trail Closure Alert

Centennial Cone Park offers a near-backcountry experience, with a 12-mile trail loop that challenges stamina, offers sweeping views of Clear Creek and provides the opportunity to see elk and other wildlife over wide expanses.

Alternating Use
On weekends, hike and horseback ride on odd-numbered dates; bike on even-numbered dates. See schedule

Hunting Closure
Centennial Cone Park is our only park that allows a seasonal hunting closure. The park is closed December 1 through January 31. The Centennial Cone Hunting Access Permit (available in August) is due late September.
Learn about hunting licenses for this park and the hunting application process

Centennial Cone Park interactive map

Centennial Cone West Trailhead
2224 Douglas Mountain Drive
Golden, CO 80403
No trailer parking

Ralph Schell Trailhead
3956 Camino Perdido
Golden, CO 80403
Trailer parking permitted

Mayhem Gulch Trailhead
32447 US Highway 6
Golden, CO 80403
No trailer parking

Seasonal Closure Centennial Cone Park Elk Rearing Map
Centennial Cone Park Facts
Centennial Cone Park Map
Centennial Cone Park Alternating Use Schedule 2020
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