#6 of 41 state parks in Colorado

Best trails in Staunton State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Staunton State Park, Colorado? AllTrails has 19 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 14 moderate trails in Staunton State Park ranging from 3.9 to 11.1 miles and from 8,169 to 9,534 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description
Opening in 2013, Staunton State Park is Colorado's newest state park. Located a short drive from downtown Denver, this beautiful park boasts high grassy meadows, granite cliffs, and a myriad of outdoor recreation opportunities. This is a must-visit for all Colorado nature lovers.
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Map of trails in Staunton State Park
Park information
Acreage
3828 acres
Park hours
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mailing address
Staunton State Park
12102 S. Elk Creek Road
Pine, CO 80470
Contact
303-816-0912
Top trails (19)
#1 - Staunton Ranch and Bugling Elk Loop Trail
Staunton State Park
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Length: 8.8 mi • Est. 4 h 36 m
Staunton Ranch Trail is a wide trail and the central avenue to navigate Staunton State Park.Show more
#2 - Staunton Ranch, Old Mill, and Border Line Trail Loop
Staunton State Park
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 4 h 53 m
Colorado's newest state park opened to the public on May 18, 2013. The park is located approximately 40 miles southwest of downtown Denver, north of US Highway 285 and about six miles west of Conifer.Show more
#3 - Lion's Head via Lion's Back Trail
Staunton State Park
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Length: 11.1 mi • Est. 5 h 43 m
Please note: Lion's Head Trail is subject to seasonal closures between March 15-July 31Show more
#4 - Mason Creek Trail to Bear Paw Trail
Staunton State Park
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 4 h 3 m
There is an $9 daily pass fee to enter. As of May 27, 2020 a section of mason creek is currently CLOSED under restoration, requiring you to take the bear paw trail that is an additional 5 miles round Show more
#5 - Elk Falls and Chimney Rock Trail
Staunton State Park
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Length: 14.5 mi • Est. 6 h 51 m
$9 entrance fee.Show more
#6 - Eagle Cliffs via Mason Creek, Bear Paw, Old Mill and Staunton Ranch Trail Loop
Staunton State Park
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 4 h 34 m
Staunton State Park Overlook LoopShow more
#7 - Marmot Passage Loop via Staunton Ranch Trail
Staunton State Park
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 4 h 59 m
Note: $8 entrance fee per vehicle On this trail you will pass through meadows, aspen groves, and around Elk Falls Pond. Opportunity to see lots of wildlife. Be aware of bears, mountain lions, and coyShow more
#8 - Red Rock via Staunton Ranch Trail
Staunton State Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 2 h
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#9 - Staunton Ranch Trail to Scoutline Trail
Staunton State Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 32 m
Staunton Ranch Trail to Scoutline Trail is a 6.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Conifer, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of Show more
#10 - Davis Ponds Trail
Staunton State Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
Davis Ponds Trail is a 2.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Conifer, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, natShow more
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