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Great hike!!

A great locals hike. Moderate, amazing views and not too many people. Highly recommend checking it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Boulder, Colorado
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Excellent Choice

Tourists and locals alike love this place. The different levels of hikes and the views are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Boulder, Colorado
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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
+1 303-441-3440
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A great locals hike. Moderate, amazing views and not too many people. Highly recommend checking it out.

Thank lmlmlm
Reviewed 3 days ago

Tourists and locals alike love this place. The different levels of hikes and the views are amazing. There is also a restaurant and large park area to relax. If you can rent a cabin there, do it!

Thank cjc519
Reviewed 5 days ago

A must see in Colorado. So peaceful and beautiful and enjoyed my hike there for sure. Great place to see a sunset.

Thank findingthetruth
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My son was checking out the University of Colorado in Boulder for college. A local guide suggested sunrise on Flagstaff Mountain. It was a beautiful fun ride and different vantage points as you ascended up. At the top at Artist’s Point you can see the...More

Thank ALY2013 Y
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 4 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 15 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
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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