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Flatirons, Boulder

#1 of 27 in Outdoors in Boulder
Geologic Formation · Hiking Trail
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. Put Flatirons on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Boulder online vacation planner.
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  • We hiked this after a pretty heavy snowstorm. It was gorgeous with the snow sticking to the branches of the pines and the Flat irons looming above. Really gorgeous. It is no joke though. The...  more »
  • The Flatirons in front of Rockies are just stunners! Truly beautiful in all seasons - but the snow on the Rockies is especially captivating.  more »
  • 1st/2nd flatiron trail is closed Monday - Thursday 8am-4:30pm until Fall for repairs. The flatiron loop trail is still open.
  • The views here are absolutely STUNNING. Great for camping , hiking or just taking photos
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