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Address: Boulder Mountain Park, Boulder, CO 80302
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This is a beautiful place to hike, climb, and take the dogs. You can get off-leash tags in Boulder for parts of the trails, which is worth it if you have a well-behaved dog.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful place to hike, climb, and take the dogs. You can get off-leash tags in Boulder for parts of the trails, which is worth it if you have a well-behaved dog.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The Flatirons are beautiful slabs of granite that rise up to 1000' above Boulder. If you are a climber..you know. But there are great hikes and scrambles around the Flatirons. Just go to the Chateauqua parking lot, about 5 blocks from downtown and there are maps of the hikes and a small ranger station.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We visited twice during our stay and ended up spending an entire morning on the second visit. Parking is a premium so be sure to watch for a spot. The hiking provides a panoramic view of Boulder which is outstanding.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We live in the southern edge of Boulder County near Eldorado Springs. It is only a mile to the nearest trail-head along the Flatirons (with others close by as well). It is a delight to get up each morning and see soft morning sun wake up the hillside. There are dozens of trails leading up to "special spots" on the... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Flatirons are the western backdrop of Boulder, Colorado. This defining view is visible when approaching from Denver and provides a majestic start to the Rocky Mountains to the west of town. You can enjoy the view of the Flatirons from the Pearl Street Mall or a simple picnic or hike in Chautauqua Park. Take a longer hike on the... More 

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Katy, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Living in TX you get to missing the Mountains. Boulder is a beautiful place if you dont mind the politics. Flatirons is one of those Colorado must sees, like the cokes ovens on the Colorado National Monument or Garden of the Gods.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

You have lots of options depending on your time frame and fitness level. Always check the maps each time. I ended up off trail and it was a bit messy getting back. Views are really the best to see all of Boulder area. Parking on the main street easier than it looks even on a weekend. You'll get something Be... More 

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Fishers, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

If you are visiting the Boulder area this is a must do item. The trials are both easy and difficult, so you have a choice how hard you want to push it. On this most recent trip, both of my young kids loved it because it was both exciting with great views and yet still easy enough that it was... More 

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Gotha, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The best part about this view is that if you are not a hiker you can still view the Flatirons from the parking lot! We didn't have time to do a hike but it was still amazing to see the mountains. The best light is in the morning as they are in full sunlight.

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My kids are finally old enough to go hiking with me on more challenging trails and I am so thankful as they can now appreciate why we live here. We do live next to the Flatirons but, decided to travel up here to hike and enjoy a beautiful summer day. We got there early and there was virtually no one... More 

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Address: Address: Boulder Mountain Park, Boulder, CO 80302
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder

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