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Boulder’s Breathtaking Sunrise Spectacle at Settlers Park

September 20th, 2023

The City of Boulder has renamed “Settler’s Park” in west Boulder to “The Peoples’ Crossing” – a name developed by representatives from federally recognized American Indian Tribes. The name honors the area as a crossroads for Indigenous Peoples who have traversed and lived in the mountains and plains of the Boulder area since time immemorial. The city plans to officially implement the name change – with new trailhead signs and website changes – before Indigenous Peoples Day in October. The city also anticipates installing temporary signs on current interpretative panels in the... Read More

Settler’s Park in Boulder

July 16th, 2022

Settler’s Park is a pretty area with an array of short trails. With red rocks, springing up from the same formation that caused the well known music doused Red Rocks in Morrison, CO- the Fountain Formation- Settler’s park is alive with geology, ecology, and history. As City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks says on their website: “Settlers’ Park got its name because it was thought to be the location of the first permanent camp of American settlers in the Boulder area.” That was back in 1858, when the area was still just being explored. You can find more information... Read More