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Drive Out to a National or State Park Near Denver

Looking for national and state parks within driving distance of Denver? Then it's time for a road trip! In these uncertain times, many of us are rethinking the way we travel and the added safety precautions that must be considered along the way. A rental car from a neighborhood Enterprise location in Denver can alleviate many of these concerns so you can get to the park safely.

It may even be cheaper and more convenient to rent a car for your road trip instead of using your personal vehicle. With so many styles and options available, you’re sure to find the perfect rental car for your travels. Not sure which car to choose for your road trip? We can help! We've compiled a list of the best road trip cars for families, adventure-seekers and more.

There are a lot of national and state parks near Denver to choose from, so we narrowed it down to the top ones that would make a perfect adventure or a quick weekend getaway. Be sure to check out the parks' websites to get their latest info before you hit the road.

National Parks Near Denver

Rocky Mountain National Park

Located in northwest of Boulder, Colorado, via a scenic drive on U.S. Highway 36, Rocky Mountain is one of the country’s most accessible, beautiful and popular parks.

Drive timeapprox. 1.5 hours (Driving Directions)

Distanceapprox. 72 miles

Open daily

Entranced fees required

Camping allowed

Bryce Canyon National Park

Located in southern Utah, Bryce Canyon is known for its spire-shaped rock formations. 

Drive timeapprox. 1.5 hours (Driving Directions)

Distanceapprox. 82 miles

Open daily

Entranced fees required

Camping allowed

Badlands National Park

Located in South Dakota, the park is known for geological formations, prairie grass & wildlife like bison & bighorn sheep.

Drive timeapprox. 6 hours (Driving Directions)

Distanceapprox. 375 miles

Open daily

Entranced fees required

Camping allowed

State Parks Near Denver

Eldorado Canyon State Park

From hiking trails to rock climbing or moutain biking, the park has eveything for adventurers. 

Drive timeapprox. 1 hours (Driving Directions)

Distanceapprox. 30 miles

Open daily

Entranced fees required

Camping not allowed

Staunton State Park

The newsest state park is in southwest Colorado.

Drive timeapprox. 1 hours (Driving Directions)

Distanceapprox. 49 miles

Open daily

Entranced fees required

Camping  allowed

Castlewood Canyon State Park

The park offers hiking trails, rock climbing walls and more.

Drive timeapprox. 1 hours (Driving Directions)

Distanceapprox. 38 miles

Open daily

Entranced fees required

Camping not allowed

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