We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: parallels Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
Phone Number:
+1 303-441-3200
Website
Description:

This paved 7.5-mile path for walkers, bikers and skaters leads from Boulder...

This paved 7.5-mile path for walkers, bikers and skaters leads from Boulder proper into the mountains, winding its way along Boulder Creek, a large park and a playground.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 401 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 252
    Excellent
  • 98
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Multi-use path

This is a well-maintained path that follows Boulder Creek. It's paved from Boulder up to where it enters Boulder Canyon. There is a public restroom where to path passes a park... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
GiddyupBorzoi
,
Northeast Ohio
Add Photo Write a Review

401 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 384: English reviews
Northeast Ohio
Level Contributor
60 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a well-maintained path that follows Boulder Creek. It's paved from Boulder up to where it enters Boulder Canyon. There is a public restroom where to path passes a park area along with places to picnic and for kids to play.

Helpful?
Thank GiddyupBorzoi
Miami, Florida
Level Contributor
29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Boulder so almost anything there is going to get a good rating from me! I love how everything is geared for the outdoors. This path provides a wonderful way for getting through town. It meanders and offers great views and easy access to many different areas. I've walked it in spring, summer and winter when covered in snow,... More 

Helpful?
Thank Gail T
Boulder, Colorado
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This multiuse path runs alongside Boulder Creek from East Boulder through the City of Boulder and into Boulder Canyon. The users include walkers, bicyclists, rollerbladers, moms pushing children in strollers, owners walking their dogs, and, in general, people of all ages. The trees and greenery along the path and creek provide a beautiful natural setting that enhances all of these... More 

Helpful?
Thank sandyander2
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
591 reviews
191 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's good for walking and biking too. Fairly well maintained. Some beggers, not overly so. Creek can flood the road some of the time.

Helpful?
Thank AdventureTripping
Level Contributor
68 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well maintained. Nice small bridges. From one side of the creek to the other. Beautiful views from start to end.

Helpful?
Thank Rasmus J
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
196 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I went to college in Boulder, the city would take snowplows to the BCP before they cleared most roads. That prioritization still holds as they redevelop and energize the downtown areas of the path following recent floods. The path will continue to be the place to run, bike, and enjoy.

Helpful?
Thank JaninedeBric
Longmont, Colorado
Level Contributor
239 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This path is a wonderful addition to the boulder moveability scene. It allows for anything from a leisurely walk at lunch to a rollerblade commute or exercise session. It traverses town in a scenic but efficient manner without all the traffic and congestion of the roadway. A great asset for boulder.

Helpful?
Thank WJD_CO
Northants
Level Contributor
86 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Fantastic path with great scenery that stretches for miles. You would have to go for an out and back run but still worth it.

Helpful?
Thank honeyblueelephant
Boulder, Colorado
Level Contributor
101 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A warning about this walk--bicycles (and roller blades) flying past, on both sides, sometimes with a cordial "on your left!" and sometimes whisking by touching my jacket, and making an otherwise calm creekside stroll into an exercise in sensing-what's-coming-next. I have observed this to be a real problem with children that wander to right and left, many near misses. Having... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank David T
Lisle, IL
Level Contributor
101 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We took bikes on the path- just for an hour on a Friday afternoon. Saw a combo of commuters, serious bikers and joggers and we all shared the path quite nicely.

Helpful?
Thank JanieB23

Travellers who viewed Boulder Creek Path also viewed

 

Been to Boulder Creek Path? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Boulder Creek Path and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Boulder Creek Path staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?