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Boulder’s Highest Rated Hiking Trail

September 25th, 2022

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 via Bluebell Road (pedestrian access only) from the Chautauqua Trailhead.    Read More

Best 5 Hiking Trails in Boulder

August 27th, 2022

The following are the top five hiking trails in Boulder, Colorado, as assessed by recent Trip Advisor reviews: 1 – Flatirons The Flatirons are a group of rock formations in the western United States, near Boulder, Colorado, that are made up of flatirons and other irregular shapes. A group of five huge, numbered Flatirons may be found on the east slope of Green Mountain, running north to south from north to south. The phrase “The Flatirons” is sometimes used to refer to just these five Flatirons. The First and Second Flatirons Loop is a 2.7-mile widely traveled loop route situated... Read More

Best Trails in Boulder

June 4th, 2022

1. Royal Arch Trail Royal Arch Trail is a popular 4 mile trail in Chautauqua park. To get to the trail, you’ll start on Chautauqua Trail and continue until the trails branch off. Follow signs for Royal Arch Trail–you’ll know you’ve started on the right one when you hit the flagstone staircase. This trail is good for hiking and running, and also allows leashed dogs. 2. Chapman Road and Tenderfoot Trail This is a great, easy 2.5 mile loop. Chapman Road is relatively uncovered, so be sure to bring sunscreen, while Tenderfoot Trail is more shaded. If you start the trail at... Read More

Dog Rescued After Scary Fall on Royal Arch Trail

August 15th, 2019

A hiker was walking with her dog on Royal Arch Trail on Wednesday off-leash when the dog decided to chase after a squirrel. In the chase, the dog fell into a rockslide area slope, but did not receive any life-threatening injuries. Open Space and Mountain Parks Rangers and Boulder County Emergency Services rescuers were able to get the dog back on the trail quickly, where the dog was happily reunited with its owner. If you do choose to have your dog off-leash on trails, be sure that you follow local leash laws and are mindful of other hikers and animals that may be on the trails.  Read More