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“Nice hike up Flagstaff Mountain”
Review of Flagstaff Mountain

Flagstaff Mountain
Ranked #10 of 145 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 October 29, 2013

I originally planned on driving up the mountain to visit the nature center and see the view of Boulder. However the road was closed to everyone but local residents, so parked along the street at the bottom and climbed up a portion of the mountain. Given that I hadn't planned on doing much hiking, I decided to spend my time hiking at the adjacent Chautauqua National Landmark and the Flagstaff Mountain.

I climbed up enough of the mountain to be able to get a beautiful view of downtown Boulder. The hike up the trail is pretty much uphill all of the way, so it would be advisable to be in relatively good shape. You can bring your dogs as long as they are leashed (however there were those who chose to break the law anyways and let their dogs roam free when not in site of the ranger station). There were also some nice rock formations along the route.

If you re looking for a place to hike, Flagstaff Mountain would be a good option. Even when there are a lot of people next door at the historical landmark, not many people were hiking up the mountain so you never feel rushed and have a sense of having the place all to yourself.

Thank wbullseye
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Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

There's something about being at the top of a mountain peak overlooking what seems like miles upon miles of God's green Earth. Never have I felt so free and humbled at the same time. Such a beautiful sight- down the backside of the mountain. I can't wait to go back- would love to see it in the spring!

Thank Lindsey R
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Reviewed August 6, 2013

Wow, what a great view of the city of Boulder and surrounding area eastward. Where mountains hit plains, great for watching storms roll in.

Thank gharley02
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Reviewed July 27, 2013

We drove up to the top and walked around, there are lots of tables and benches for picnics and just enjoying the scenery. The weather was great, needed sunscreen!!

1  Thank christabKatyTexas
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

The view is well worth the drive up the mountain. You can see for many miles beyond Boulder. There are many hiking trails as well as picnic areas and places to just sit and enjoy.

Thank KansasCityJo
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