Named for the legendary country abounding in gold, the city used to be famous for the Big Radium Pool, once the biggest pool in the United States. This resort town was well known in the west and had many celebrity local visitors. Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower spent their honeymoon here in 1916.
Eldorado Canyon State Park has it all, technical rock climbing, stream side picnic areas and trails with panoramic vistas, all encompassed in a magnificent canyon setting. For technical rock climbing, the park offers the best of the best. Climbers from all over the world come to to enjoy some of the best rock climbing to be found.
The beauty of this magnificent canyon, with its variety of trails and lovely stream side picnic areas, engages the non-climber, as well. Just eight miles southwest of Boulder, the park offers visitors a great view of the park's red sandstone cliffs. The sheer canyon walls are breathtaking. Nature abounds and a wonderful array of wildlife can be spotted as you walk through the area. A great trail system takes hikers to the old burned down remains of the Crags Hotel and a tremendous view of the Continental Divide.
This town has kept its charm and is home to artists, families and commuters who work in nearby cities but love the ambiance of this community. If you are looking for a place to call home that is nestled in the mountains but remains close to the larger cities this is a great place for you. For homes and properties for sale in the area contact us today.