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Address: Boulder Mountain Park, Boulder, CO 80302
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Drive up Flatirons

We had a hard time finding this - you need to use Baseline road - you can drive up for beautiful vistas of Boulder and the Rockies. Lots of hiking trails but you can drive up to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Krista H
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a hard time finding this - you need to use Baseline road - you can drive up for beautiful vistas of Boulder and the Rockies. Lots of hiking trails but you can drive up to the top.

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Flatirons are a must see if you are ever in Boulder! It can be very hard to find parking because it is so crowded, but it is worth it. We only hiked for about half an hour, but got some great pictures and then had to move on towards our destination of RMNP.

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Sugar Grove, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a great day hike -- for the best views, take the Chautauqua Trail to the Flatirons 1/2 Trail all the way to the top. The main trail is pretty crowded, so you may want to take some of the other connecting trails if you want to see other parts of the park without a lot of crowds. Practically in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You will never forget the beauty! Trails are an easy hike on the lower park... If not just give the Flatirons a slow drive by. Its just beautiful a trip you wont soon forget. Also you can continue up the road for stunning views of Boulder and beyond up on the mountain.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Viewing the Flatirons from afar, they look like a shimmering water color painting. As you get closer, you notice that the shimmering shadows are pine trees, and even closer, that there are color variations in the mountain rock. What natural beauty!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing and breathtaking. Short visit with young children and disabled adult; Flatirons for everyone. Walking trails , center, and simply the drive makes you wonder why you would choose to live anywhere else. So beautiful my pictures look fake!

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an AWESOME workout - felt very out of shape at first because it really takes the wind out of you. The terrain increases from beginner, to relatively advanced with some use of hands required while climbing towards the top. Definitely dress in layers - the temperature dropped about 15 degrees at the top, and though it was completely sunny... More 

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El Dorado Hills, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting our son who attends UC Boulder he took us up to the Flat Irons for a quick hike. It was incredible. The background of our picture almost looks fake it was so beautiful. Great hiking and mountain views. Lovely place to spend the day.

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited in March and had wonderful weather. I recommend driving up into Boulder Mountain Park as the views from up there are spectacular! Do a little hiking... take some pictures. Great way to spend the day!

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Flatirons are a series of rock slabs defining the front of the foothills on the western edge of Boulder. They are distinct and visible from a long distance and have become the symbol of Boulder with many businesses incorporating their name and image. The Flatirons are both a visual spectacle to behold but the source of recreation as well.... More 

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