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Flagstaff Mountain, Boulder

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Flagstaff Mountain is a foothill on the eastern flank of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 6983ft peak is located in Boulder Mountain Park, 5.6km southwest by west (bearing 239┬░) of downtown Boulder in Boulder County, Colorado, United States.MountainFlagstaff Mountain offers scenic day and night views of Boulder, Metropolitan Denver, and the surrounding mountains. There are hiking and bike trails, picnic areas, the Summit Nature Center, and an outdoor amphitheatre.
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  • Beautiful views of boulder. Steep hike, however you can drive up most of the way on some very windy roads. Watch for bikers, there are a lot of them. Simply breathtaking!  more »
  • The drive can be crowded with bikes and tight turns but there are several pull offs that have stunning views and nice breezes on hot days. Pay attention to 'fee' parking areas or you may end up with a...  more »
  • I love hiking up this mountain trail and have been doing it since I was a young girl. It is 2 miles from the base trail to the top with sections of stair climb and some light grade in between. The vie...  more »

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