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Beautiful views and great walking trails

We drove to the top of this mountain. It was a fairly easy drive and the only scary part was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Belleville, Illinois
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Wonderful place to hike or sit and absorb the beauty

This isn't a really tall one as mountains go. But for hiking there are several options - or just... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wichita, Kansas
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“hairpin turns”(8 reviews)
“winding road”(8 reviews)
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Located close to downtown Boulder, this mountain offers climbing and hiking trails with sweeping views of the city.
Boulder, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove to the top of this mountain. It was a fairly easy drive and the only scary part was meeting the bicyclists. It was difficult to pass them and give them enough room to be safe. The views from the top makes the trip...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This isn't a really tall one as mountains go. But for hiking there are several options - or just driving up and down slowly is wonderful. There are many pullouts for stopping to gaze or take photos. Picnic tables are available in two or three...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been up Flagstaff a number of times on both bicycle and car, great views, excellent climb on a bike, love this mountain

Thank randyharvey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I nice short drive up a windy mountain road to the amphitheater and the park for some spectacular views of the City of Boulder. Hiking trails, pic nic tables, great picture taking place. See the University of Colorado, downtown and the Flatirions from way up...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Those of us who live in town are crazy enough to ride to the overlook. Raptors and flood repairs have had many single lanes and downright closures. The downtown shops and parking garage views pale in comparison. Only 6 -10 cars can fit on the...More

Thank HilleryB21
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This is a short drive from center of Boulder up a two lane winding road. The views from the top are impressive, especially on a clear day.

Thank Jan W
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Don't miss the chance to take this drive if you are in Boulder. Fun, hairpin turns up the step road and great views. Stop at lookout gulch for some photos.

Thank CarpeDiem0626
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Absolutely beautiful, breathtaking views here!! It's an amazing place for a calm, chill trip or even for a vigorous bike riding challenge!! There Are great people here and u won't run out of stuff to do... Plus the brilliant college of University of Boulder.

Thank Lindsey H
Reviewed 4 August 2018

While visiting my brother-in-law he took us to Flagstaff Mountain. It was a Saturday. He said it would be less crowded on top at Flagstaff Mountain than hiking the trails down lower. I could not believe the number of cars and people down below. There...More

1  Thank Larry T
Reviewed 29 July 2018

We spent several hours driving up the mountain road from Chatauqua Park at the bottom. Parking along the way was crowded, because it was Saturday. We paid $5 for a parking sticker to put in the car window, and then parked along the way at...More

Thank Larry M
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Jolene G
25 July 2018|
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Response from beyondboulder | Reviewed this property |
We see people in hammocks all over Boulder and you can certainly find a spot on Flagstaff. My only comment is that the Flagstaff trail, while beautiful, gets a lot of noise from Flagstaff Rd that intertwines with it as they... More
26 February 2018|
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Response from Joel C |
Absolutely. It not a long drive out of Boulder at all. It is at max 15 because if the two lane road. Very easy drive a worth it. It is a quick ride and hike if you don’t have a lot of time. You will really like it. Take... More