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Flagstaff Mountain, Boulder

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#5 of 11 in Parks in Boulder
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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  • We traveled up this steep mountain in our car with super sharp turns and almost but wrenching drop offs just feet away, but the destination was beyond worth it!! The Lost Gulch is a stop close to the ...  more »
  • You must first go through some narrow and windy roads to get to the top which you can view the continental divide and see breathtaking and majestic views. Weather permitting you can stop at one of the...  more »
  • Well worth the drive up. Be sure to stop at the view spots along the way, and also at the very top to see a view of the continental divide.  more »
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  • Quick, beautiful views of Boulder and surrounding mountains. Could get tricky as to whether going to the summit or “top-top.” Very touristy and many professional photography sessions taking place. Many bike riders and winding roads.
  • You can pretty much drive to the summit.
  • This is worth going to. Nice solitude a f views from here.
  • Gorgeous.... just gorgeous
  • Great simple hiking.
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