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Getting to Golden
Traveling to Golden? We have five major highways (I-70, Hwy 6, Hwy 58, Hwy 93 and C-470) that lead to Golden. No matter if you are coming from the East or West, North or South, Golden is conveniently located at the foothills of the Rockies just 20 minutes from downtown Denver.
You can travel to Golden via RTD light rail system using the W Line or 16 Bus. For schedules and stops, visit RTD. When you arrive via the W Line, you can walk, bike or ride the Golden Circulator Bus to reach historic downtown Golden and/or the Coors Brewery. Below is a map that shows the route of the bus service.
You can also ride the 16 or 16L Bus into Golden.
Golden offers an abundant amount of FREE parking for visitors including free garage parking. Street parking is also free. Please note any residential parking restrictions around the Colorado School of Mines campus and downtown Golden.
Free covered parking garages are located on Jackson Street between 11 and 13th Streets.
Biking and Hiking Trails Map
The City of Golden owns and maintains 402 acres of open space, as well as an interconnected trail system of 24 miles, providing diversity in both types of trail experience and destinations.
Trailhead Google Map
Find the nearest trailhead here.
Golden Shopping Areas Map
Golden has eight different shopping areas waiting to provide you with the perfect gift, souvenir or everyday essential. Make sure to visit historic downtown Golden as well as the shops and restaurants in North Golden, Central Golden, South Golden Road, Golden Ridge, Heritage Square and along West Colfax.