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Boulder Creek Path

Address: parallels Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
Phone Number: 303 441 3200
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Ranked #8 of 80 Activities in Boulder
Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Biking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Spas & Wellness, Traveler Resources
Activities: Biking, Running, Jogging, Walking
Owner description: This paved 7.5-mile path for walkers, bikers and skaters leads from Boulder proper into the...
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Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Biking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Spas & Wellness, Traveler Resources
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 park and a playground.

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Boulder, CO
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

For an authentic "Boulder" experience walk or bike this path during the day. The east end is less used and less "nice" but still ducks, creek and connects to other paths. In Scott Carpenter park you can sit on a bench with woods. Near the library you will see transients but safe during the day, and beautiful area. Past the... More 

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

best thing ever. beautiful. riding the bike along it is key. unfortunately saw some homeless people, which is sad. city needs to help them out more. no issues with them though, no agression or anything like that, as with all homeless really

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Lawrence, Kansas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A very nice path along the running creek. As you get to the far West it is no longer paved but very nice on all the parts I ran on. A lot of people out enjoying the sound of the water and the path.

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Albany, NY
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119 reviews 119 reviews
27 attraction reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We walked some of this trail on a Sunday afternoon. It is beautifully maintained, with lovely scenery (an adjacent creek, the mountains in the background). You also get a feel for the Boulder lifestyle, as the path is used by all, for walking, biking, jogging etc. The path goes under the intersections so that is a nice feature too.

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Boulder, Colorado
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Especially near the Boulder Library,along Boulder Creek, there are so many transients, a number of whom are, well, less than friendly, that the whole Boulder creek-walk experience is sadly reduced. Lived here for 72 years, sad to see the Creek Path so damage by presence of these street/homeless people. And note - beware speeding bicycles. They don't always tell you... More 

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This path runs through Boulder along Boulder Creek. There are a lot bike riders here and they go very fast and are very aggressive. Also in certain parts there are lots of homeless people so be careful at night.

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Boulder, Colorado
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166 reviews 166 reviews
17 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Running all the way from east Boulder through Boulder skirting the CU Campus and downtown through parks and up Boulder Canyon. Always full of people, bikes,and other forms of transportation from strollers to skate boards and long boards. Nice to be by rushing mountain stream. A little marred at present by hangover from last years flood and the influx of... More 

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Okemos, Michigan, United States
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80 reviews 80 reviews
21 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We walked this beautiful trail from the Boulder Public Library to the Red Rocks in Settler's Park. any visit to Boulder should include a trip along the Boulder Creek Path.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Fresh running trout stream down the middle of this greenway multi-use path. Easy access for miles of easy walking or biking.

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Adelaide, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
9 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I used to live off the creek path. Great place for a run... The path goes for miles and links with other paths.

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