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Flatirons

Boulder Mountain Park, Boulder, CO 80302
+1 303-678-6200
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Beautiful

The Flatirons are a site to behold. When you drive over the highest part of the Turnpike and start... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
TravelingDays
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Pretty neat place

You do not have to be a hiker to enjoy the flatirons. You can drive all the way to the top and... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
twstdstng
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jackson,tn.
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Boulder Mountain Park, Boulder, CO 80302
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

The Flatirons are a site to behold. When you drive over the highest part of the Turnpike and start down in to Boulder Valley, it is a stunning site to see

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

You do not have to be a hiker to enjoy the flatirons. You can drive all the way to the top and there're several places to stop a long the way. Next time I'm in town I'll be spending a day hiking here for sure!

Thank twstdstng
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Tons of different hiking trails that get you to some absolutely breathtaking views of Boulder. Varying levels of difficulty for all skill levels.

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 26 November 2017

A great area treasure! very comfortable walk on broad groomed pathways to wonderful vistas,, facilities available,, dontt miss it

Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 24 November 2017

My wife and I hiked at the Flatirons on a beautiful October morning. The sky was clear and the trails very walkable. The only challenge was finding a place to park before beginning our walk. The view of mountains was great, as was the view...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Before heading back to Minnesota, my daughter, wife and I spent an hour walking the trails. They are smartly marked, with lots of signage. The lower level trails are nice and wide and groomed to perfection. This nature area is near the City and was...More

Thank williamrE6870OT
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable place for hikers. Very scenic and a great place to enjoy with family and friends. I do not recommend for families with young children but if you are tge outdoors type then this should be on your bucket list.

Thank TheeTROLL61
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I love Boulder. lots of short ( or long ) hikes, biking and parks like this one. Great people on the trails, just doing the Boulder fitness thing, many with fun to meet dogs.

Thank SchweizYank
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Boulder Flatirons are beautiful and offer a great backdrop for town. But they offer more than views. From technical rock climbing to gentle paths it offers something for everyone.

1  Thank mjhbldr2016
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I moved to Boulder and now I practically have The Flatirons Range in my backyard. I love looking at the scenery and breathing in the fresh mountain air and showing it off to visitors. It gives me that Rocky Mountain that High John Denver sings...More

Thank TiniWiniBikini
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Clayton S
13 November 2017|
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Response from garlicmike | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking that's free if you want to start your walk earlier. Talk to the ranger/docent at the visitor center. He or she will advise. There are definitely flat trails in the meadows that are very pleasant... More
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Gabriel A
19 August 2017|
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Response from RAMBO | Reviewed this property |
There is camping west of Boulder between Nederland and Rocky Mountain. If camp rustically be careful the bears are on the prowl. It is said "that what doesnt kill ya only makes you stronger.....Except bears. .....Bears will... More
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Xcitrol
30 September 2016|
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Response from Michael E | Reviewed this property |
We were there much later than April when the weather was very warm and all the walks were available. Looking at the answers from other contributors it could be a problem or you may strike lucky. Sorry can't be helpful.
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