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A great hike that was about two hours. It offered other hikes on the trail. Great view. This hike... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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Great hikes and perfect altitude marathon training location!

Part of the family hiked the nice trails while the 2 runners used the trails for a 2 hour training... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beavercreek, Ohio
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Extending six miles with a 440-foot gain in elevation, this trail from Boulder to Eldorado Springs is for ambitious hikers only.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great hike that was about two hours. It offered other hikes on the trail. Great view. This hike actually made it easier for us to adjust to the altitude for more intense hikes. No wildlife was seen on our hike here. Dog friendly. Locals...More

Thank christina1101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Part of the family hiked the nice trails while the 2 runners used the trails for a 2 hour training run.

Thank grannyr0sie
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Super nice trails on the south edge of town. Easy, paved trails that nestle against the mountains. Don't forget your bells or do though, bears and mountain lions live here as well!

Thank HilleryB21
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The trails here make for a pleasant stroll on the edge of the urban development. The scenery is always nice.

Thank montanapescado
Reviewed 14 June 2018

With only 2 hours, we were excited to see that the Mesa trail allowed for such a quick hike that summited high in the trees.

Thank Chelsea S
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Mesa trail is a long trail through much varied terrain from the outskirts of Boulder to Chautauqua. Plan on plenty of time as this trail has ups and downs, and if you are from out of town it is over a mile high to start...More

4  Thank sls640
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Mesa trail is fun and gives you access to a host of other trails in the Flatirons, but it is very, very crowded, especially during the Summer. If you are a tourist, it is worth walking this path to take in as much of the...More

1  Thank james l
Reviewed 19 July 2017

For the less experienced hiker or one who is not completely acclimated to the thinner air of Boulder, who wants to feel invigorated but not exhausted,I recommend starting this hike at NARS (leave a car at the bottom of the trail at Chautauqua). There is...More

3  Thank paigemcg
Reviewed 22 June 2017

What a clean and beautiful place! Definitely beats hiking crowded, littered Chautauqua any day! I would highly recommend hiking here over any other place in Boulder!

1  Thank Kendra B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A great trail. 6 miles 1 way, but you can shuttle cars, and can do part of. Especially nice in late spring and early summer. Wild flowers,some wild life. Take water!

Thank pegrich
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