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Panaromic views , great hiking trails

The views are amazing , and lot of trails to suite everyone. Lot of parking in the park and on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Surya J
San Diego, California
Beautiful by car or foot

Traveled through this area mostly by car, as I am a senior citizen w/ arthritis. Did get out and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The views are amazing , and lot of trails to suite everyone. Lot of parking in the park and on nearby street.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Surya J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveled through this area mostly by car, as I am a senior citizen w/ arthritis. Did get out and stretch a bit and the trail was smooth, and clean as a whistle. Beautiful views.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank pistachioalmond2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome in every way. I was very impressed with these majestic rocks and wish it would have been warmer. 23 degrees and wind made for a cold and short visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank mac2jeter
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The hike was challenging due to elevation and just from walking up hill for such a long time, from Texas so elevation was a bit more challenging. Beautiful hike and so glad we got to experience it on a beautiful sunny day.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank mgivenchy
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a beautiful setting, and a wonderful place to hike and picnic. If you prefer an open meadow, there's a beautiful place right at the park entry, with a spectacular view of the flatirons, and you'll feel like you're a million miles from civilization....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank judyisreadytogo
Reviewed 5 November 2018

The hiking trails were well marked and parking was easy. The people in the area were super helpful as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

There are many trails from the vista trail parking lot. The vista south has lots of gravel on there. Must have been recent trail work. Kinda of squishy and really bouncy on a bike, it will rattle your fillings out. Mayhoffer has nice windy path....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank AdventureTripping
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Did the Royal arch trail to the Royal Arch. Beautiful hike not for everyone as we struggled a little at the end. Fyi, dont wear your brand new boots or shoes as they will get ruined and you will get blisters... wear the old ones!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

If you are in Boulder, you need to hike the flat irons. Some of the trails are tough, but views are incredible.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank PR267
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Very accessible trails right next to the Chautauqua Park! I'd highly recommend the Flatirons summit trail that leads you to the very top overlooking both the Boulder Valley and the Rockies as part of Rocky Mountain National Park!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank forthenguyen
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Georgina B
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Response from Kenseyrs | Reviewed this property |
I’m not certain as I’ve only been there once but I don’t see why not! I did it in 90 degree weather so a little cooler would be nice!
6 August 2018|
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Response from SoloGroupTrips | Reviewed this property |
The best thing to do is make it an easy hike- there is a kind of “rock garden” area on the plateau by the NCAR building. It’s flat and there are trees and lots of rocks to climb on for about 1/4 mile. Your toddler can have... More
6 August 2018|
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Response from Elsi D | Reviewed this property |
They're bad--and we have West Nile in the area, so you want DEET.