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This Weekend’s 7 Best Hikes in Boulder

January 20th, 2024

Boulder is beautiful and has a great variety of hiking trails to choose from, ranging from beginner’s to more advanced. Try knocking off all of these hikes as it gets warmer! 1. Royal Arch Trail Royal Arch Trail begins in Chautauqua by the ranger station–you’ll know that you’ve started on the right trail when you hit the flagstone staircase; there will also be some signs. This trail is 4 miles long and has a great view of the jagged, rugged, Flatirons & the open valley of Boulder. This trail is best utilized between March and October, and may be icy during the spring. 2.... Read More

Boulder’s Ultimate Outdoor Adventure: Conquer the Top-Rated Mountain Biking Trail

August 5th, 2023

This 7.9-mile circular trail is located in Boulder, Colorado called Walker Ranch Loop. It takes an average of 3 hours and 57 minutes to finish this moderately difficult route. Because this is a popular spot for birding, hiking, and mountain biking, you’ll almost certainly run into other people while exploring. The optimum months to visit this trail are from March through November. Dogs are permitted but must be kept on a leash. A part of Eldorado Canyon State Park and Walker Ranch Park are connected by the wonderful hiking and mountain biking track known as Walker Ranch Loop. Either way... Read More

Try Walker Ranch for Your Next Fall Hike or Bike

October 30th, 2014
Walker Ranch

Located just past the summit of Flagstaff Mountain, a short scenic drive from downtown Boulder, this large Boulder County Open Space park sports over 10 miles of trails as well as fantastic natural and cultural history. Check out Walker Ranch on BoulderCounty.org The Walker Ranch Loop is a 7.8 mile loop that meets South Boulder Creek multiple times and takes you through diverse terrain of a foothills ecosystem.  From singletrack sections through thick pine trees to sprawling meadows complete with views from all directions, this trail will take you on quite a journey. The best part about this... Read More