East Boulder Trail: White Rocks Section

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East Boulder Trail: White Rocks Section is a 8.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Boulder, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Horses are also able to use this trail.

Distance: 8.8 miles Elevation Gain: 698 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

horseback riding

mountain biking

nature trips

walking

running

views

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

Good trail for running. There are a few other trails that branch off of the main trail to increase the distance of the trail. Nice views of the mountain while running. Traffic on the trail is pretty light, but there are horses and mountain bikes on the trail. The entire trail is dirt, but is pretty smooth with very few rocks and no tree roots.

Great bike ride!! Totally recommend.

hiking
no shade
4 months ago

Nice views of mountains and Boulder

mountain biking
7 months ago

There are some nice food at the beginning. Bike riding it’s an OK trail.

Mon Mar 11 2019

Everything I read about this trail online said dogs were permitted. But we discovered dogs are not permitted. Being that I'm still recovering from hip surgery, I found the trail hard. It was uneven. Rabbit Mountain and snowshoeing at Eldora were easier.

hiking
closed
muddy
snow
Wed Feb 13 2019

Hike 11

Sat Jan 19 2019

Nice long trail with some beautiful mountain views. Many signs posted stating no dogs, but unfortunately looks like locals still take their dogs on walks there (we saw two, one off leash). It’s a shame, as it also passes a raptor breeding area. Hopefully more people will respect the rules/wildlife in the future! Trail is heavily rutted, so can be muddy after snow. We parked at white rocks trailhead.

hiking
Wed Mar 28 2018

We hiked this from 95th. Somewhat flat and boring but constant view of the mountains. Almost right in between 95th and 75th is an elevated rock ledge with a fantastic view of Boulder below. May try a night hike from 75th to take in the lights.

Sun Mar 25 2018

Beautiful trail however this trail doesn’t allow dogs on the whole trail. Dogs are only allowed on the gunbarrel loop section that’s more north. Went with my three dogs and had to turn back to do Teller Farms instead.

horseback riding
Wed Sep 06 2017

pretty nice trail

running
Fri Apr 14 2017

Secluded trail to run on. A few hills but manageable.

running
Sun Mar 12 2017

Nice easy trail. Rolling hills with wonderful views.

walking
Sun Sep 04 2016

Great views of the Indian Peaks from the high prairie, then some wetlands as one descends southwards towards Boulder Creek and surrounding lakes. Best done in the colder months. Note that the bridge over Boulder Creek is officially closed until fall 2017.

hiking
Thu Jun 30 2016

Great for walking and running.

running
Thu Jul 11 2013

Reviewers are confusing this with the East Boulder Trail. The White Rocks Trail however is extremely hilly for nearly 3 miles. Still, fairly pedestrian and good for a large running team as you can run side-by-side on much of it. Can be muddy in the early spring.

mountain biking
Thu Jun 20 2013

boring, flat, lots of open grass and no shade. pretty boring compared to other nearby trails.

hiking
Sun May 12 2013

No dogs allowed

hiking
Fri Aug 24 2012

Nice trail, a little unexpected, enjoyed it very much!

hiking
Sat Oct 15 2011

Good easy, out and back very flat trail

mountain biking
2 months ago

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