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Flatirons, Boulder

4.7
#1 of 27 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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  • 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 »
  • One of the most spectacular city views in the country. The dramatic rock outcroppings as well as the hiking trails will afford life-long memories. A must for any naturalist, nature lover, or hiker... 
    One of the most spectacular city views in the country. The dramatic rock outcroppings as well as the hiking trails will afford life-long memories. A must for any naturalist, nature lover, or hiker...  more »
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  • 1st/2nd flatiron trail is closed Monday - Thursday 8am-4:30pm until Fall for repairs. The flatiron loop trail is still open.
  • The views here are absolutely STUNNING. Great for camping , hiking or just taking photos

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