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Posts Tagged With ‘ Chautauqua Park ’


Best Boulder Hiking Trails for Beginners

March 22nd, 2023

Hiking is an excellent way to enjoy the great outdoors and get some exercise. If you’re a beginner hiker or looking for an easy hike, there are plenty of trails across the country that offer beautiful scenery without being too challenging. Among these places, Boulder, Colorado stands out as one of the best places to go for hikes. One of the most accessible and easy hiking trails in Boulder is the Flatirons Vista Trail. The trail is a 3.3-mile loop that offers stunning views of the Flatirons and the city of Boulder. The trail is well-maintained and easy to follow, making it a great option... Read More

Boulder’s 6 Best Spring Hikes

March 18th, 2023

Boulder, Colorado is a hiker’s paradise, offering a wide variety of hiking trails with breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains. Spring is an ideal time to explore the beauty of Boulder’s trails, as the weather is mild and the wildflowers are in full bloom. Royal Arch Trail Here are some of the top hiking trails to do in the spring in Boulder, Colorado: Chautauqua Park: Chautauqua Park is a popular hiking spot in Boulder, known for its stunning views of the Flatirons. It has several trails, including the Chautauqua Trail, which is a 1.2-mile hike that leads to the Bluebell-Baird... Read More

[VIDEO] Faces of Boulder: Shankar ~ Yoga Edition

March 8th, 2023

  Since the beginning of The Faces of Boulder Project the AboutBoulder photography team has primarily focused our attention on multiple people for every online post, but this edition of the Faces of Boulder will be different because it’s all about one very special person who lives here in Boulder, Shankar Moghe. Travis Bildahl and I ran into Shankar at the Eben G. Fine Park on a nice afternoon and realized right away that we had encountered a very unique individual that was self-actualized. Shankar Moghe stretches out his legs on his mat in Eben G. Fine Park to cool down after doing... Read More

Boulder’s Highest Rated Hiking Trail

March 4th, 2023

In search of Boulder’s top hiking routes? You can find 199 beautiful trails in the Boulder area to go hiking, biking, trail running. The Royal Arch trail is the highest rated hiking trail in Boulder, Colorado, according to AllTrails. Royal Arch is a popular Boulder trail that leads to a natural stone arch with views of Boulder and the Flatirons. Loose rocks, tight switchbacks, and large steps will put a strain on your legs. This trail can be confusing and feel longer than it is, so bring a map and plenty of water. The trail is not directly accessible from a trailhead, but it can be reached... Read More

[Video] Chautauqua Park in Boulder Colorado

January 26th, 2023

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Outdoor Adventure of the Week: Chautauqua Park

December 26th, 2022

 When you think of getting out for a hike on the weekend, it is easy to let your mind wander towards the mountains for a day of activity in the sun, but this local park is the perfect spot to enjoy the sun and get a good workout, and the best part is you get to avoid the drive (and the mountain traffic!). Dating back to 1898, Chautauqua Park holds the National Historic Landmark designation and has become one of the most popular destinations for Boulderites seeking an adrenaline rush in the midst of their busy days. It is home to an extensive system of trails for all levels and abilities and one... Read More

The Top 5 Things to do in Boulder this Summer!

June 16th, 2022

Boulder is one of the most scenic and thriving cities in the world all year round. So whether you’re a local or planning a trip, here are our top 5 things to do in Boulder this summer! Hike in Eldorado Canyon State Park Boulder is packed with gorgeous hiking terrain, from quick and easy adventures like Red Rocks Trail at Settlers Park, to the Mesa Trail. One of our top ‘must do’s’ is to hike around Eldorado Canyon. If you need help deciding what trail, Rattlesnake Gulch is the one! It takes you past the ruins of the Crags Hotel followed by views of the Continental Divide! Remember, always... Read More

Faces of Boulder – Pic of the Day

March 15th, 2016

Mason and Allie are brand new to the Boulder area and started off their first official day by hiking the first Flatiron Trail. Allie moved to the area from Philadelphia to prepare for starting her degree at CU Boulder. In the mean time, Mason is planning on working in Denver for a construction company. This couple loves the outdoors, and obviously moved to the right area for their lifestyle. When these two aren’t working or studying, they plan on hiking and rock climbing. Allie said she especially looks forward to the upcoming Boulder Farmer’s Market and loves how Boulder is behind... Read More

Life and Taxes

July 5th, 2015

Once upon a time European transplants came to the New World. The results were complicated to say the least. Native populations and cultures didn’t fare well; slave trade was established early. New lives were built on shifting ground. Fast-forward to the British expanding what the French and Dutch began. King George III reaped the benefits of his American colonists, and in kingly fashion found ways to further enrich his coffers. Chief among those tactics was the leveraging of taxes. That led to a certain tantrum: the Boston Tea Party. In time, this dust-up morphed into what we refer to as the... Read More