List directory in Go

You can try using the ReadDir function in the io/ioutil package. Per the docs:

ReadDir reads the directory named by dirname and returns a list of sorted directory entries.

The resulting slice contains os.FileInfo types, which provide the methods listed here. Here is a basic example that lists the name of everything in the current directory (folders are included but not specially marked – you can check if an item is a folder by using the IsDir() method):

package main

import (

func main() {
    files, err := ioutil.ReadDir("./")
    if err != nil {

    for _, f := range files {