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Take a Hike at Bear Canyon in Boulder!

September 10th, 2023

Bear Canyon, in south west Boulder begins at a trailhead nestled in a neighborhood. Bear Canyon Trailhead is grouped together with the NCAR trailhead and a couple other access points.  The hike begins with several different wide trails that area residents like to run, take their young children to, or walk their dog as there is not too much of a grade and no difficult obstacles. The views include rolling grassy and shrub covered hills, the Flatirons, and a lush riparian corridor. Bear Canyon trail follows the Bear Canyon Creek and intersects with the Mesa Trail and then ends at the junction of... Read More

Winter Fun this Weekend and an Icy Mud Lake

March 10th, 2023

Mud Lake is a beautiful natural area located just outside of Boulder, Colorado. The lake is surrounded by towering trees and rolling hills, making it a picturesque destination for outdoor enthusiasts. There are several reasons why Mud Lake is a great place to visit. Firstly, Mud Lake offers a variety of recreational activities. Visitors can hike along the many trails that wind through the surrounding forests, or fish in the lake’s cool waters. The lake is also a popular spot for picnics, with several picnic areas available for visitors to use. In addition to its recreational offerings, Mud... Read More

Gross Reservoir: One of Boulder’s Best Kept Secrets

September 20th, 2022

For those looking to hike, bike, climb and fish, it is time to head past your favorite Chautauqua hike and to get deeper into the Front Range. Summer in Boulder means adventuring during the day and soaking up the campfire glow at night. For those that are lucky, over the next few months your puffy jacket will be drenched in a smoky smell and your Subaru will have a thin layer of mud on the floorboards. Boulder sits in the gateway to the Rockies and within an hour drive there are countless camping locations, climbing hideaways, and world class hikes. Gross Reservoir is about an hour outside of Boulder... Read More