Prairie Vista Trail

MODERATE 2 reviews

Prairie Vista Trail is a 2.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Boulder, CO that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.2 miles 170 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly


mountain biking


trail running


cross country skiing



wild flowers

This 2.8-mile trail is an aggressive hiking trail that takes trail users along a scenic route of the Big Sioux River. A suspension bridge goes over the river where the majority of the trail is located. This trail winds along with the Big Sioux on one side and a large prairie area on the other. A pretty impressive hill provides an awe-inspiring view. The archery trail connects to this trail. Park visitors may want to do a treasure hike using a GPS unit to find coordinates set by park staff. Horseback riders can access the trail from their own designated parking lot. Snowmobilers can take advantage of the trail during the winter months.

3 months ago

The description of this trail is not correct what so ever. I think it's for a different trail in another state. This is a very easy trail that you can turn into a loop by continuing onto flatirons vista north trail. This trail is best in eary June with all the wildflowers.

8 months ago

Someone should change the description as it totally incorrect. There is no river, bridge, or archery trail and certainly no snowmobiling. Livestock is allowed to graze here so step carefully ;) Really just a short option to the FV Trail but nice.