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Easy to get too with great views east and west

Easy to find and a very enjoyable hiking area. Depending on where you stop and start hiking, you... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
A9246MPjoelc
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Las Vegas, United States
Lost Gulch is a must see!!

We traveled up this steep mountain in our car with super sharp turns and almost but wrenching drop... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Nicole S
,
Menasha, Wisconsin
via mobile
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Located close to downtown Boulder, this mountain offers climbing and hiking trails with sweeping views of the city.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“winding road” (6 reviews)
“hairpin turns” (5 reviews)
“artist point” (4 reviews)
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Boulder, CO
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"winding road"
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"hairpin turns"
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"artist point"
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"nature center"
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"great picnic"
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"great drive"
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"baseline road"
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"hiking trails"
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"outstanding views"
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"mule deer"
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"continental divide"
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"easy drive"
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"great views of boulder"
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"short hike"
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"chautauqua park"
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Easy to find and a very enjoyable hiking area. Depending on where you stop and start hiking, you can great views of both the Divide and the city of Boulder. Take water with you and there are bathrooms at the park on the Mountain.

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We traveled up this steep mountain in our car with super sharp turns and almost but wrenching drop offs just feet away, but the destination was beyond worth it!! The Lost Gulch is a stop close to the top where you can climb out onto...More

1  Thank Nicole S
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

You must first go through some narrow and windy roads to get to the top which you can view the continental divide and see breathtaking and majestic views. Weather permitting you can stop at one of the picnic spots. You can catch some amazing unobstructed...More

1  Thank Olena S
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Well worth the drive up. Be sure to stop at the view spots along the way, and also at the very top to see a view of the continental divide.

1  Thank ColoradoLongJ
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Take your time hiking up some moderate difficulty paths to get to some absolutely breathtaking views of Boulder.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

You -- yes you -- can hike to the top of Flagstaff. Yeah the trail is a bit steep, but by Boulder standards it's a moderate grade. The trail starts on the west side of Gregory Canyon Rd, which is just off Baseline Road a...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We took the road up to the Lost Gulch overlook, lots of winding turns, picnic spots, hikes and great views. From the parking spot it is a short walk to the rocks or there are benches to sit on and enjoy the view. Very pretty,...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Flagstaff Mountain was a great, fairly easy hike. Thew views were incredible though, especially considering how manageable the hike was.

1  Thank theoriginalicecr2017
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

An unbelievable, spectacular and beautiful place to visit and share with friends and family, even has picnic areas to enjoy

Thank Emma S
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Well worth the easy trip up to the top of the mountain. Several great picnic areas to go along with stunning long range views. There is a small amphitheater on the top that overlooks the town of Boulder. If you wake up early, visit during...More

Thank cory w
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SJRODDICK
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
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kmac12312017
1 March 2017|
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Response from J R | Reviewed this property |
I was there a week or so ago and there were just tiny patches of snow here and there. The road up there is very windy and steep in spots, but we didn't have any problem in our rental sedan. Our biggest concern were the... More
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