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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.
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  • The Flatirons make a great back drop to Boulder and have various options to explore. Safe, clean and accessible with nice though not spectacular scenery. 
  • Easily one of the best and most beautiful hikes I have ever done. Close to CU Boulder, combines beautiful views, great terrain and gets the heart pumping. 
  • Followed a suggested route by the visitors office where maps are available. So many trails to choose from depending on what distance and elevation you are looking for. What a great day and plenty of s...  more »