White Ranch 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

NOTICE: Due to high park visitation, Jeffco Open Space will be suspending all new camping reservations until further notice. The increased visitation has demanded staff resources, as well as campground management, taking Park Rangers away from other essential duties of managing visitor safety and resource protection during peak times. All existing camping reservations will be honored, but no new camping reservations will be accepted. Thank you for your understanding

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White Ranch East Trailhead
21827 West 56th Avenue
Golden CO, 80403 

White Ranch West Trailhead
25373 Belcher Hill Road
Golden CO, 80403

The largest park in the Jeffco Open Space system, White Ranch Park has 20 miles of multi-use trails over both gentle and rugged terrain. Natural-surface trails criss-cross the property with the exception of two Sensitive Areas, including Ralston Buttes, which can be accessed only by permit.

White Ranch Park Region Management Plan Fact Sheet

White Ranch Park interactive map

Current parking lot availability and averages by time of day - provided by Lot Spot

White Ranch Park Facts

A 0.9 mile segment of the Longhorn Trail is designated as bike only, and one way use. This is part of our Designated Use Pilot Program.

White Ranch Park Regulations
White Ranch Park Camping Regulations

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White Ranch Park is one of two Jeffco Open Space parks that allows for permitted camping. Sawmill and Sourdough Springs Campgrounds offer semi-primitive, tent-only, walk-in camping in designated sites is available by online permit. Required camping permits must be obtained at least 24 hours in advance. Permits are $12 per campsite, per night and valid for up to three consecutive nights. Camping is limited to a total of six nights within a 30 day period.



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