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Mesa Trail: Eldorado Springs to Chautauqua

MODERATE 10 reviews
#102 of 105 trails in

Mesa Trail: Eldorado Springs to Chautauqua is a 6.2 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Boulder, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and bird watching and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 6.2 miles Elevation Gain: 1,204 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dogs on leash


bird watching



wild flowers


historic site

This is a classic route! It can be hiked either direction although most people seem to start in Eldorado Springs. Tip: Leave a car or bicycle at the far end of the trail to run a shuttle.

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