Thursday - January 20, 2022

Posts Tagged With ‘ short hike ’


A Short Boulder Cold Weather Hike

January 7th, 2022

  As it gets chillier we are less and less likely to spend all day outside, aside from hitting the slopes. However, for your physical health as well as simple sanity its important to get your blood pumping and some sunshine on your skin. If you have time before work or maybe on the weekend this season you might choose to take a stroll, run, or ride on the Old Kiln trail in Boulder. These pictures were taken this past weekend, in pre-snow conditions.   Fourmile Creek Trailhead, managed by City of Boulder OSMP, is located in North Boulder on Lee Hill Dr near Broadway. Other than the... Read More

The Best Place in Boulder to Watch the Sun Set

December 27th, 2021

Like a classic “look-out point” Legion Park sits on a hill peering over Boulder, the Valmont Reservoir, and the foothills leading up to the Continental Divide. You can count on most every nice sunny day (which happens a lot in Boulder) that the parking lot at Legion Park, managed by Boulder County, will be almost full of cars. The park can be found right on Arapahoe, between 65th and 75th streets. Park patrons can stay seated in their cars, just like an old drive-in theater, to watch the sun set over our little mountain town.  Or if you like you can explore down the trail. Right now... Read More