Eldorado Springs is an unincorporated foothills community just south of Boulder, Colorado. The census-designated place (CDP) is part of the Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area.
It’s located at 5,682 feet in Boulder County. In 2010 Eldorado Springs had a population of 585. There isn’t much commerce in the little town.
Eldorado Canyon – Eldorado Springs is most well known for the local Eldorado Canyon State Park. It houses a myriad of world class rock climbing routes. This day-use only state park also has fishing and terrific hiking trails.
Eldorado Springs Pool – In the early 1900s Eldorado Springs was a resort town, home to the Big Radium Pool. It boasted itself as the biggest swimming pool in the country at the time. Along with a few smaller pools, it was referred to as the “Coney island of the West”.
Today this natural mineral water filled pool is great for cooling down on hot summer days. The same “Eldorado Springs” company also produces one of the most iconic gallon jugs of water sold around the state.
Activities near Eldorado Springs