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Boulder Creek Path

parallels Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
303 441 3200
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Ranked #8 of 60 Attractions in Boulder
Type: Biking Trails, Jogging Paths/ Tracks
Activities: Biking, Running, Jogging, Walking
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Boulder, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

In between errands dial in peace with just a few minutes or longer walking along the creek. Free parking at the library and convenient to shopping downtown, this is the break we all look for.

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Longmont, Colorado
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The Boulder Creek Path is a wonderful feature than can be in danger if being a little too loved. It's a great way to get around town, however you will be sharing the path with cyclists, pedestrians, people walking dogs, stoners, drunks, homeless people, high school students, and people who think they might become pro cyclists. You will have to... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Love cycling the BCP in the summer. It is wide enough for both cyclists and pedestrians, and provides great views along the way.

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Garden City, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

If I lived next to this trail, I would be in great shape. It runs parallel to Boulder Creek, and goes all the way through town and even up into the mountains

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Austin, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Either walking or biking, it was a pleasant place to get outside. In Boulder there are many shady benches or tables to sit at right alongside the creek, and the path follows the creek up into the mountains.

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Washington, DC
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36 reviews 36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We rented bikes from behind the Municipal Museum and biked for several miles. The trail was very pleasant, and mostly flat for the part we rode. The only problem was that it was almost 100 degrees and my first day in Colorado so the altitude and heat hit me hard at one point and I had to cut the bike... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Not a good place for a relaxing walk or a jog. There are too many homeless people camping out and causing trouble on the creek path and if you survive that, you have to contend with fast moving "pro" cyclist, it is not a place I would spend any time.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Just ran my first marathon in the Boulder Ironman, it a really nice place, the creek seems like fun and it has lost of space for many activities

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Staten Island, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

nice path along the creek that continues for miles. many bikes along with walkers getting exercise. Well kept

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Collingswood
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Really enjoyed biking on this trail with friends during my visit to Boulder. I loved how a lot of the path went under the roadway bridges so our trip was more enjoyable. Boulder is really bike friendly and I loved it.

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