Lower Big Bluestem to South Boulder Peak

HARD 3 reviews
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Lower Big Bluestem to South Boulder Peak is a 10.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Marshall, Colorado that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
10.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
3,159 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

horseback riding

nature trips

trail running

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

Lower Big Bluestem trail provides an alternate, extended route should trail maintenance closures threaten your plans.

hiking
3 months ago

This is a long one up lower then upper big bluestem trails until you reach shadow mountain for the main climb. Took the time to do both south boulder and bear peak which is easily doable and there are better views of downtown boulder from bear peak. There’s a rock that looks like Trogdor!

hiking
7 months ago