Trip Planner:   USA  /  Colorado  /  Boulder  /  Nature  /  Flatirons

Flatirons, Boulder

(4.9/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
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. Arrange to visit Flatirons and other attractions in Boulder using our Boulder tour planner.
Create a full Boulder itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Boulder

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Boulder by other users

21 days in United States BY A USER FROM IRELAND May, culture, outdoors, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 3 days in Boulder BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Colorado BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in Boulder BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Boulder BY A USER FROM ISRAEL May, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Boulder BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • When I think of hiking in Colorado, this is what I imagine doing. It's a beautiful, though at times, very challenging hike. Bring sneakers or hiking shoes, water and a camera. It's worth it to go all ...  more »
  • Totally awesome- this makes for a great place to just hang out and take in everything that God made or to take a vigorous hike. I would advise going Monday through Thursday and you can park right in t...  more »
  • Trails for hiking, mountain biking, running in one of the most beautiful areas along the eastern range foothills of Colorado. Some trails are open to pets. No motorized vehicles! The scenery is specta...  more »