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Address: Boulder Mountain Park, Boulder, CO 80302
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just breathtaking!

just go, do, and walk! it's amazingly beautiful! it's very accessible and lots of places to just take a breather and enjoy the scenery!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

just go, do, and walk! it's amazingly beautiful! it's very accessible and lots of places to just take a breather and enjoy the scenery!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Flatirons of Boulder are breathtaking. When white people arrived here, this valley was a place of trade, and known for its peace. Chief Niwot was the grandfather, the elder in charge at that time. Native Americans traded for stone tools, and traded here for their goods, in general. Chief Niwot camped in the area that is now known as... More 

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful area of mountains that can be seen from town, from on top of them, and from miles around. The views all around are amazing, the hikes range from easy to difficult, and it is quiet and peaceful. Definitely worth checking out.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visit park ranger cottage to determine best hike for you. This park has so many options! Remember to take a breath and look back to enjoy the scenery/environment !

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very close to Boulder, CO. Go early in the morning to avoid the crowd. You can take good pictures from everywhere near the park. Very easy walk to the mountains, suitable for all ages. Fresh air, nice scene and easy access, highly recommend for a morning walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting CU Boulder we took a trip up into the Flatirons. The switch back drive up high into the mountains was a lot of fun. There are numerous places to pull off and take in the spectacular views over Boulder. When you get to the very top the temperature has dropped 5 to 10 degrees depending on the time... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure if there is a casual Flatirons hike. We visited the ranger station at Chautauqua park and they told us about 2 hikes and we chose the Royal Arch hike. 3.2 miles round trip about 3 1/2 hours to hike it. The Ranger was not kidding when he said it was the craziest Stair-climber you'd ever been on. Don't... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would definitely recommend checking this out if you are in the area. It was beautiful. There are several scenic rest stops along the way up the mountain which are great for photo opportunities.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Be sure to see these from several angles. Hike up Chatacqua and drive up Baseline (curvy and steep, not for the feeble hearted).

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Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you know Boulder, you know the myriad of hiking opportunities in and around the Flatirons. Stunningly pristine.

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