Colden is on the west of Baldwin Reservoir. It stands 1599 feet (487m) high.
It was planted between 1957 and 1961, a total of 71 hectares although 6 hectares, on the highest section of land, is classed as unplantable. Its roading system is inadequate at present. Its two main species of tree are Sitka Spruce and Japanese Larch.
[Source: Manx Glens - A stroll through history]
[Acknowledgement: Suzanne Cubbon]