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Review of Flagstaff Mountain

Flagstaff Mountain
Ranked #9 of 147 things to do in Boulder
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Owner description: Located close to downtown Boulder, this mountain offers climbing and hiking trails with sweeping views of the city.
Reviewed January 12, 2013

I hike up and down Flagstaff frequently. Awesome workout with terrific views at every turn. This is also a fun drive. Oh, and don't forget the rock climbing!

2  Thank Caprica6_13
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Reviewed December 26, 2012

Worth a stop while in the Boulder area. While road to the top is closed for season, short walk up pays off with terrific scenery and gorgeous views. Easy walk or all ages.

3  Thank Susie007allen
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Reviewed December 26, 2012

I got to go up Flagstaff Mountain twice this summer, once for a class reunion hike, and once to take a foreign visitor up for a view of Boulder. The hiking trails vary from flat to very steep, some with rock climbing opportunities. All are well marked and well-traveled-they can even be crowded. Our group arrived to park at 8:30 a.m., which is after the gung-ho Boulderites are already back down & off to breakfast. Beware if you drive a non-Boulder registered car. You will need to purchase a day parking pass, or risk getting ticketed & towed. I forgot this on the 2nd visit, and had to stick with the car while my guest went out to the overlooks. On a clear day, you can see for miles to the north & south, as well as the brilliant hues of the flagstone buildings on the CU campus. A great vista of Boulder, and a fun hiking area.

3  Thank Joyce A
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Reviewed December 19, 2012

A lot of nice trails (though most are pretty hilly). Bikes regularly struggle up the road to the summit (so beware if you are driving to the summit--don't pass on curves!). Some of the trailheads are a bit tricky to find but worth a bit of hunting (e.g., look at the Boulder City Mountain Parks map).

1  Thank Boulder-geofamily
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Reviewed December 4, 2012

It's a beautiful drive and provides an awesome view of Boulder and all Boulder. Be sure to get out of your car or off your bike to hike about to truly enjoy.

1  Thank Merry F
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