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Flatirons

Boulder Mountain Park, Boulder, CO 80302
303-678-6200
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We hiked the flatirons on a Saturday with over ten people during a bachelor/bachelorette weekend... read more

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Matthew P
Perfect for a day hike

If you are looking for something close to Denver this is it! Perfect for a day hike and don't... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tanya L
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Boulder Mountain Park, Boulder, CO 80302
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Reviewed yesterday

We hiked the flatirons on a Saturday with over ten people during a bachelor/bachelorette weekend. We found parking to be quite easy and free on a side street (6th street off Baseline). The biggest challenge was caused by the overall slop factor with melting snow...More

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Reviewed yesterday

If you are looking for something close to Denver this is it! Perfect for a day hike and don't forget to bring water!

Thank Tanya L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a scenic drive and great hiking trails too. Take a few hours to enjoy. Beautiful area. Can get busy near the Chataqua park on weekends.

Thank AdventureTripping
Reviewed 3 days ago

The majesty of the Flatirons is even better up close. There are great hiking paths. Boulder is working hard to provide more parking.

Thank Carole B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nearby parking at the park. Wide gentle path (class one) with scenic views along the path. The ranger station is at the base near the trailhead.

Thank F B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The famous Flatirons of Boulder was visible from a far distance when we were on Route 36 driving to Boulder. The large, flat panels of rocks were majestic and impressive. We pulled into the parking lot of the Chautauqua Park trying to get some good...More

Thank TP1234
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are new to the Boulder area, take note: the weather not only changes dramatically from day to day, but from hour to hour. I started this hike with a wind-breaking, fleece-lined jacket, wool fleece, long paints, and hiking shoes. The start of the...More

Thank AireBonaire
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first thing we did when we got to Boulder. The park was very busy, weather was beautiful. They are currently do some work on the trail but you can still access. The park is absolutely beautiful. They even had someone at the...More

Thank jessica391
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you have time drive up baseline road up the mountains. Its only 15 or 20 minute ride from downtown boulder. Views of Boulder on one side and the snowcap Rockies on the other side.

Thank jennfam5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Boulder = Flatirons. Flatirons = Boulder. You haven't been to Boulder if you haven't gone up to Chautauqua Park to see the Flatirons. Really.

Thank Tom B
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Xcitrol
How isn't the weather around early April ? Should this too be on our list ?
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.
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Theunemployedbaker
How would I be able to access the trailhead? I'm staying in Boulder near Pearl St. and don't have a car, so is there a bus I can take to get to the trails?
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
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Propellerhead76
We're looking to do some winter hiking in the Boulder area. Looking for moderate to difficult that don't require snowshoes. Is such a thing possible there during March? We'll be there in a couple of weeks.
5 March 2015|
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Response from OmniCan | Reviewed this property |
As stated in the previous responses, you can hike the trails around Boulder in the winter but it is likely you will find the trails covered in places with snow and ice. There is a lot of foot traffic and the trails are... More
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