Clear Creek Canyon

History of Clear Creek Canyon

People have lived in and enjoyed Clear Creek Canyon for its beauty and natural resources for thousands of years. Its geology rivals that of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, and its history of conservation stretches back more than 100 years. Learn more about Clear Creek Canyon’s legacy....

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Canyon Recreation

Clear Creek Canyon boasts world-class hiking, biking, rafting and kayaking, winter sports, and more. Find out about these activities in Denver’s backyard, see trail maps, and more....

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Canyon Widlife

The Clear Creek watershed area stretches from Loveland Pass to Golden, drops more than a mile in elevation, and features species found in almost every area of the state. Learn more about the plant and animals that call the canyon home....

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