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Sawhill Ponds Trailhead

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Address: East of the Boulder city limits on the west side of 75th Street, 0.6 mile north of Valmont Road, Boulder, CO

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Nice place to hike, walk or picnic

Quiet place to enjoy a morning with coffee and fruit. Take in the quiet and wildlife. Peaceful and serene and not very crowded as a rule.

Reviewed April 15, 2017
Corpus Christi, Texas
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Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Quiet place to enjoy a morning with coffee and fruit. Take in the quiet and wildlife. Peaceful and serene and not very crowded as a rule.

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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Reviewed December 3, 2016

Great place to see Owls in September and October. Always an active place to find birds, even in the winter. Lots of room for kids to run, but dogs need to be on leash.

Thank Jeff W
Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 373 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016

I've been two mornings and one afternoon in very warm weather. The trails are granite chat, with a boardwalk section through mostly cattails. Ponds (former gravel pits) are various sizes and depths. The network of walkways connecting them gives a variety of choices as to direction (a consideration for time of day). Birds there include waterfowl, rails (although I haven't... More 

Thank Edge W
Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 385 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2015

"Reclaimed gravel pits", "reservoirs", Colorado doesn't have enough "lakes" so they label everything lakes and ponds. In any case these are pretty to walk around, as are the Walden wildlife areas. Go on a nice sunny day, cold and windy makes them seem a little, cold and windy.

Thank Miriahm D
Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

This cluster of lakes might be good for fishing. They are reclaimed gravel pits. Looking across the lakes, you can see the Boulder sewage treatment plant in all it's glory. When we visited, it was terribly windy and cold. The kids refused to get out of the car. I walk briefly with my son on the shore boardwalk. It was... More 

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