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Jim Bridger Cabin on Coal Creek, Creek Trail, Picnic Tables, Hiking, Skiing

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1 bedroom, travel cot, free WiFi, bed sheets
Smart TV
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Overview of Jim Bridger Cabin on Coal Creek, Creek Trail, Picnic Tables, Hiking, Skiing

Entire cabin

Jim Bridger Cabin on Coal Creek, Creek Trail, Picnic Tables, Hiking, Skiing

Entire cabin

1 bedroom1 bathroomSleeps 2

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Pet-friendly
  • Outdoor space
  • Barbecue grill

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Golden, CO

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationUniversity of Colorado Boulder26 min drive
  • AirportBroomfield, CO (BJC-Rocky Mountain Metropolitan)28 min drive
  • Popular LocationPearl Street Mall29 min drive
  • Popular LocationAmeristar Casino Black Hawk41 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 2
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cabin to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Jim Bridger Cabin on Coal Creek, Creek Trail, Picnic Tables, Hiking, Skiing

Waterfront Golden Cabin in Coal Creek Canyon with kitchen
Perfect location to stay in the Colorado mountains with easy access to Boulder (17.5 miles highway to CU), Golden (15 miles), Denver (33.5 miles), Red Rocks (22 miles), Arvada, and other mountain towns with easy driving access on Colorado Highway 72.

Coal Creek Cabins is a 4 cabin property on 5 acres located in historic Coal Creek Canyon, are the closest mountain cabins to Denver International Airport. Enjoy the creek trail being developed, picnic tables, and views of the steep Blue Mountain slopes and the seasonal Coal Creek.

This renovated "1930 Jim Bridger Cabin" directly on Coal Creek honors the Western America explorer Jim Bridger who was a mountain man, trapper, Army scout, and wilderness guide who explored and trapped in the Western United States in the first half of the 19th century. He was known as Old Gabe in his later years. Bridger often presented the Yellowstone region as a place of mystery and magic. For example, Bridger once described a petrified forest in Yellowstone that was home to “petrified birds that sang petrified songs.”

High speed wireless Internet all the way up the mountains to the cabins for 100 MB per second download speed + 10 MB per second upload speed for Smart LED TV apps. This is truly amazing!!!

Centrally located in the mountains of Golden with great access and scenic rides to Boulder, Golden, Denver, and many mountain towns including:

- Eldora Mountain Ski Resort at Nederland

- Eldorado Canyon State Park - climbing and hiking

- Golden Gate Canyon State Park - fishing, hiking, mountain biking, camping

- Indian Peaks Wilderness Area - hiking, mountain biking, fishing, camping

- Rocky Mountain National Park + Estes Park - touring, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, camping

- South Boulder Creek - great fly fishing, hiking and hopping rock to rock

- Gross Reservoir - kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, boating, fishing

- Walker Ranch - hiking trails, mountain biking

- Historic Golden & Morrison - Coors Brewery, Red Rocks, Buffalo Bill Museum & Grave

- Boulder - Flatirons parks, Boulder Creek bike paths/parks, Pearl Street Mall, CU Boulder, Chautauqua Park, NCAR

- Nederland - historic town, Barker Reservoir

- Rollinsville - Moffat Train Tunnel through Front Range to Winter Park, 4-wheeling Rollins Pass

- Blackhawk and Central City - mining history, touring, gambling

- Caribou Open Space - hiking, biking, camping

- Boyd Lake - fishing

Fire pits, picnic tables, and creek trail.

Coal Creek Cabins is located close to Denver, Boulder, Golden, Lakewood and I-70 to the Summit County ski resorts.

Perfect for a romantic getaway, recreation, family retreat or business trip. Nestled along Coal Creek Canyon, this cabin is private with easy access along Colorado Highway 72. It is 9 miles from Highway 93 on the plains so has great access only 10 minutes from the plains.

Activities in the area: All within about a half-hour.

Fishing, ice fishing, hunting, hiking, rock climbing, golf, kayaking, rafting, horseback riding, bike riding, atv, motorcycle riding, snowmobiling, boating, hunting, snow shoeing, sledding and cross country skiing, downhill skiing, golf, gambling, shows, Coors Brewery, and shopping. The property looks over Walker Ranch hiking and biking area and the Gross Reservoir water area, dam and spillway.

The small mountain town of Nederland is quite an experience to explore. Rafting in Idaho Springs 41 miles. Denver is also just 35 miles away where you can enjoy The Buell Theater(concerts, plays, symphony), Natural History Museum, Denver Broncos football, Colorado Rockies baseball, Denver Nuggets basketball, Colorado Avalanche hockey and so much more. Water World Water Park is within 45 minutes as well as Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park. Breckenridge, Keystone, Copper Mountain, and Vail Ski Resorts make a good day trip. Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park are 60 miles away. Rafting and hot springs in Idaho Springs. Denver Intl Airport is an hour away. National Western Stock Show, Red Rocks Amphitheater is 26 miles and you can take a party bus through ride-to-redrocks. Check out Eldorado Hot Springs and enjoy a massage.

Bedding, towels, kitchen pots, pans, utensils, etc. are all provided.

Entertainment: high definition television set with high-speed WiFi for app access (100 Mbps download -- rare in the mountains).

Mountain and Road Biking are both all over the area:

Boulder Creek bike path and trails -

Walker Ranch Trails -

Golden Gate Canyon Trails -

North Table Mountain -

South Table Mountain -

Arvada Biking Trails -

Stellar blue jays, nuthatches, finches and robins frequent the home except in the coldest wintertime. Birdseed is sometimes provided or can be purchased to set on the deck railings for them to eat while you can watch them for the comfort inside the lodge.

Hummingbirds love the area in the summertime with their high-pitched whine and frequent the property.

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Pool Side Retreat -

Sea Turtle Pool & Beach Home - - Nokomis Beach

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Guest accommodation at this cabin offers coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and kitchenware and utensils. Bathrooms include a shower.

This Golden cabin provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Rex Geissler
Speaks English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Snowboarding and cross-country skiing nearby


  • Free WiFi

Family friendly

  • Playground
  • Travel cot


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Paper towels
  • Blender
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Electric kettle
  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Dining table


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels provided


  • Smart TV

Outdoor areas

  • Porch or lanai
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Firepit


  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Location highlights

  • On the waterfront
  • In the mountains
  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Hunting nearby
  • Water tubing nearby
  • Cave exploring nearby
  • Mountain climbing nearby
  • Casino nearby
  • Rafting nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking nearby


  • Sleeps 2

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 21


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions


Pets are allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property on the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession, within the meaning of Article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Vrbo Property

About this area


Located in Golden, this cabin is in a rural area and on the waterfront. Colorado Chautauqua and Arnett-Fullen House are local landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Pearl Street Mall and Twenty Ninth Street. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Coors Event Center or Folsom Field. Make sure you get close to the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

What's nearby

  • Eldorado Canyon State Park - 9 min drive
  • Golden Gate Canyon State Park - 13 min drive
  • University of Colorado Boulder - 26 min drive
  • Pearl Street Mall - 29 min drive
  • Ameristar Casino Black Hawk - 41 min drive


  • Coal Creek Coffee - 8 min walk
  • Westfalen Hof - 4 min drive
  • Last Stand Tavern - 4 min drive
  • Wondervu Cafe - 6 min drive
  • Rocky Flats Bar and Grill - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Arvada Ridge Station - 28 min drive
  • Denver International Airport (DEN) - 60 min drive

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