Get to Know Golden, Colorado
Welcome to historic Golden, Colorado. We're so happy you've decided to explore this fantastic mountain community! Brimming with exhilarating outdoor recreation, unique cultural amenities, and a charming way of life that can only be found out in Colorado, Golden is bound to exceed all of your expectations for mountain living. Whether your heart longs for the great outdoors, delicious fine dining, or ice-cold beer (Golden is home to the largest single-site brewery in the world!), you're sure to find everything you've been looking for in Golden. Ready to start exploring?
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Why Do Residents Choose Golden?
Parks & Recreation
You just can't beat the outdoor opportunities in Golden! Take your pick of mountain biking, hiking, kayaking, white-water rafting, rock climbing, horseback riding, paragliding, and so much more. Golden is bordered by the Windy Saddle Park, Lookout Mountain Park, and North Table Mountain, meaning residents have near-unlimited access to the best mountain ranges, streams, parks, and jaw-dropping views. Unleash your inner adventurer in Golden.
What's not to love about Golden? From the famed Coors Brewery, the largest single-site brewery in the world, to the annual Colorado Environmental Film Festival, this unique community offers up a smorgasbord of one-of-a-kind attractions and fun things to do. If you enjoy learning about culture and history, why not try visiting the Colorado Railroad Museum, Buffalo Bill Museum, Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, or the Golden History Museum and Park? Explore your artistic side at the Foothills Art Center or take in a show at the Red Rocks Park & Amphitheatre. Your passion has plenty of outlets in Golden!
Moving to the Golden area with children? You'll be pleased to know this community is served by the Jefferson County Public School District (nicknamed Jeffco by the locals). With over 86,000 students enrolled across 155 schools, Jeffco offers excellent educational opportunities throughout Jefferson County. In addition to its top-tier public school options, it also operates about 15 charter schools for a more specialized approach to education. This district is renowned for its exceedingly high test scores, consistently high national rankings, and wide variety of both curricular and extracurricular programs.
Ready to have the time of your life in Golden? With these events, it'll be hard not to! From music festivals to brewery tours and outdoor expeditions, you're sure to find something fun to do just minutes away from your front door. Some popular annual events include the Goldens in Golden Retriever Gathering (celebrating International Golden Retriever Day!), Winter Lights, Winter Nights Dining Experience, the UllrGrass Music Festival, and the Buffalo Bill Days.
Golden at a Glance
Travel & Commute
Denver: 25 min
Broomfield: 29 min
Boulder: 31 min
Major Roads: US-6, CO-58, I-70
Airport: Denver International Airport