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Boulder Creek Greenway Path Trail

EASY 4 reviews
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Boulder Creek Greenway Path Trail is a 17.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Boulder, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
17.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
820 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

fishing

hiking

mountain biking

road biking

trail running

walking

river

views

wild flowers

Enjoy America's #1 recreation town by bike. This path starts in the plains, goes through town and ends in the mountains. In a town that loves its trails and alternative forms of transportation, the Boulder Creek Path is the perfect defining landmark. This trail also symbolizes the state of Colorado since it start in the plains and ends in the mountains; it also runs through both rural and urban landscapes. This trail is also commonly known as the Boulder Bike Path and gets fairly heavy use by bicyclists, trail-runners, and walkers. If you prefer lots of social interaction, then you'll love this trail on weekends when it is quite busy, especially in the downtown Boulder area. If you prefer peace and quiet, stick to the eastern end of the trail, and try to make it on weekdays; although it gets quite a bit of use as a commuting trail all week long. This trail offers great access to parks, shopping, Boulder Creek activities, seasonal fairs, the library, a museum, Boulder Canyon, and the University of Colorado. It also makes a great trail for walking dogs, inline skating, recumbent riding, and people-watching.

road biking
2 months ago

walking
8 months ago

Really easy path through the city. Wheelchair, bike, and stroller friendly with some nice views of the creek.

hiking
10 months ago

hiking
Sunday, July 31, 2016

great views and lots of places to stop and jump in the river.