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Address: parallels Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
Phone Number: 303 441 3200
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This paved 7.5-mile path for walkers, bikers and skaters leads from Boulder...

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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Beautiful Trail through Boulder

We ran on this path but walking and cycling are allowed too. The path hugs Boulder Creek as it comes out of the mountains and through the city. The city part is paved and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Mitch S
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ran on this path but walking and cycling are allowed too. The path hugs Boulder Creek as it comes out of the mountains and through the city. The city part is paved and the western part is a dirt trail. We soaked our legs in Boulder Creek after our run and the water is refreshing!

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On my first day in Boulder I had the pleasure of walking the Boulder Creek path. It is fairly level and ideal for virtually everyone, as well as wheelchair accessible. Boulder Creek is the iconic waterway that courses through the heart of the city, and is a very peaceful setting. It is also the creek that experienced severe flooding in... More 

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Eastham, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

While the walk along the creek is much better than walking along the sidewalks of the major roads, it can be just as dangerous. We've noticed consistently either on dual use ways (the path along the creek) or even just sidewalks adjacent to biking lanes, many still prefer to bike on the sidewalk. Unfortunately most don't follow common safety sense... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We enjoyed just walking down a portion of the path right next to the creek. It is really scenic. Lots of people ride bicycles as well. You can rent bikes and ride on the paths. You can also rent tubes and tube in the creek. Really fun and beautiful place!

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Arlington, VA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This paved path, as well as parallel dirt paths, follow Boulder Creek. It is convenient for accessing downtown and the creek. On a hot day, lots of people use the path to tube in the creek. Plenty of bikes use it and connections to other bike routes, and to the Univ. of Colorado campus. Easiest to access the path from... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The path stretches for miles and is mostly well-marked. I started on the east end and it was very peaceful. As I approached Scott Carpenter Park, there were more people out, but I didn't feel it was crowded. Bikes were respectful of pedestrians and MOST pedestrians were self-aware and walking on the right. It was fun to watch people tube... More 

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Neptune Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Boulder Creek Path is a great way to avoid the traffic, either on foot, blade or bike. It helps keep Boulder a special place, without the hustle and bustle of Broadway and Arapahoe and the other car clogged roads.

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Boca Raton
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our kids for a walk on this path and it was really beautiful. We even got a relatively quiet day. However, as we were walking, I glanced into the bushes towards the creek and there was a homeless fellow exposing himself. I was shocked. My husband, of course, chose that exact time to stop and look at the... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WE had a great time at noon for picnic in this place, WE were just passing by Boulder coming back from Peak to Peak Highway. Very easy to find.

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Marlboro, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were going to rent bikes from a bike rental place and instead we took out the city bikes. It was a flat $8.00 fee and then $3.00 an hour after that. We road along the creek and stopped to see the sculpture garden and people fishing along the creek. The underpasses all had beautiful murals painted. Fun activity to... More 

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