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“Beautiful- to see and Hike” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Flatirons

Flatirons
Boulder Mountain Park, Boulder, CO 80302
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Ranked #1 of 45 Attractions in Boulder
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful- to see and Hike”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The flatirons are the landmark of Boulder. It's visible from everywhere!
The flatirons are in the chautauqua park, and there are hiking loops to all the 3 main flatirons.
The park itself is accessbile by public transport, which was great for us as we didn't have a car and the rangers there were very helpful in suggesting nice HIkes we could do.
It was 1/2 a day well spent.
Highly recommended!

Visited May 2014
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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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“Go Now!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

If you're in Boulder right now reading this, just stop, and get your butt over there. The Flatirons are beautiful. I couldn't stop taking pictures because everything was gorgeous. Make sure to go with at least one friend to hold each other accountable. It wouldn't be fun getting lost.

Visited April 2014
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Nashville, Tennessee
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“If you have time for only one stop in the area, this is it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

The photo's from the bottom just don't capture what hiking to the top of the flatirons is going to be like. We started at Chautauqua Park on a beautiful Saturday afternoon and just started walking. Yup, it was unrelentlessly UP! So we just kept climbing, and climbing. All the way up, the views of Boulder and the surrounding natural formations were excellent, but the real reward came at the top of the trail about an hour later. Wow! Don't pass up this opportunity if you are in the area, but make sure to carry plenty of water for the climb.

Visited April 2014
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San Jose, California
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“Picture perfect”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We were in the park to hike, but the view of flat irons kept us busy with our phone cameras. even with bus loads of students on the trails, the ranger suggested his own preference which gave us spectacular views without crowds.

Visited April 2014
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michigan
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“just hike it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Great hiking and beautiful views of Boulder. Take your time and enjoy the scenery. We had a great day there.

Visited April 2014
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