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Boulder Mountain Park, Boulder, CO 80302
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Climbing the middle flatiron may seem daunting once you reach the base of the rock but it is not... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Biglerville, Pennsylvania
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Hiking in the Flatirons aka Utopia

Hands down one of the most beautiful hiking places I have ever experienced. I have hiked several... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kimberley L
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Boulder Mountain Park, Boulder, CO 80302
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Climbing the middle flatiron may seem daunting once you reach the base of the rock but it is not nearly as hard as it may look. I went for the first time and reached the top in just about 45 minutes, the hike up to...More

Thank KatieLogan33
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hands down one of the most beautiful hiking places I have ever experienced. I have hiked several times in the morning and once in the early afternoon. The mornings are quite cool but begin to warm quickly. Hiking there after 12 noon in mid August...More

Thank Kimberley L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We live a few blocks from the Flatirons and can view them from our house. I hike there with our dog many times from spring to fall when doing a lesser or longer hike does not fit my schedule. There are many trails and many...More

Thank Monty1424
Reviewed 5 days ago

What an amazing view of downtown Boulder. Incredibly easy to get to with very convenient parking (small "donation" required). I would suggest getting up early and visiting during sunrise. Breathtaking unobstructed views of the great plains and all of Boulder.

Thank cory w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 18 year old son and I arrived about 6pm to the trailhead directly from Kansas. The parking was easy due to the later hour and the trail sparsely populated. We found the signage very adequate. This is a beautiful hike!! The super close proximity...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Flatirons is a must see while in Boulder! The view is spectacular and one that is not to be missed!!

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning views of these beautiful rock formations... it literally is breathtaking.. Wow!!

Thank PenniesEarned
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can see views of Flatirons from many places. We did various trial runs and saw them. You can't miss them that's for sure!

Thank katravler
Reviewed 1 week ago

The magnificent backdrop to Boulder is spectacular from a distance. But it's well worth it to drive up, park, and hike/stroll either along or up these magnificent geological formations. If you get near the top (accessible by some reasonable trails) you will witness spectacular vistas...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun visit. Map was a bit unclear. Got lost a couple time. still really enjoyed the hike & scenery. Good workout

Thank Jill W
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Gabriel A
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Response from Monty1424 | Reviewed this property |
Cannot camp on the Flatirons. To camp you must go further west - one area is near Brainard Lake. it is about 50 minutes from Boulder. you could also go north to Rocky Mountain National Park which is an hour from Boulder... More
1 October 2016|
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Response from Michael E | Reviewed this property |
We were there much later than April when the weather was very warm and all the walks were available. Looking at the answers from other contributors it could be a problem or you may strike lucky. Sorry can't be helpful.
30 July 2015|
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Response from Ebo293 | Reviewed this property |
The main trails start at Chautauqua on the south end of town. I'm not sure how close a city bus can get you there but you would take Broadway south to 9th street and head west on 9th. You'd run right into it. It's only... More