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Flatirons, Boulder

4.8
#1 of 31 in Outdoors in Boulder
Must see · Geologic Formation · Hiking Trail
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The trails of Flatirons deliver views of the city skyline and mountains. They range from fairly easy to challenging, and many are wheelchair-accessible and open to horseback riding. Bikes are allowed on certain trails, picnic facilities are available throughout the area, and restrooms are located at the trailhead. Parking is available for a fee, and you'll find bus connections close to the trailhead. Look for coyotes, songbirds, mule deer, and other wildlife. Bring water and snacks to keep yourself fueled. Put Flatirons on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Boulder online vacation planner.
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  • We really enjoyed it, despite the cold and snow. What a beautiful area to hike. If you are not used to the altitude, you may find yourself a bit breathless. 
    We really enjoyed it, despite the cold and snow. What a beautiful area to hike. If you are not used to the altitude, you may find yourself a bit breathless.  more »
  • Went early in the morning on a few weekdays. The parking lots were nearly full by 8am and we selected trails to avoid the crowds. Hiking was beautiful with great views of the Flatirons, Boulder, and.....  more
    Went early in the morning on a few weekdays. The parking lots were nearly full by 8am and we selected trails to avoid the crowds. Hiking was beautiful with great views of the Flatirons, Boulder, and.....  more »
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  • Excellent hike trails with different levels of difficulty.
  • Very nice trail. It can be tough even if the distance is short if you are not used to the altitude.

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