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Boulder Field Trip: Hike Button Rock Preserve

Summer days are long and ideal for exploring new places. While Boulder is home to 150 miles of trails and 45,000 acres of open space, this is the perfect time of year to leave the bubble and see what lies just beyond it. Enter beautiful Button Rock Preserve. Located just

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School’s Out! Boulder Hikes for Kids of All Ages

Spring moves quickly in Boulder. One day it’s snowing, the next day the wildflowers are popping up, and then suddenly it’s summer. In a mere 3 weeks, Boulder area schools will close and summer vacation begins. Ah, yes, summer vacation. As any parent will tell you, it’s both a blessing

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Hiking

The 6 Best Boulder Trails for Wildflowers

With spring in full effect, Boulder’s open space is in the midst of its annual awakening. Hillsides and valleys are changing from brown to green. Previously bare trees are sprouting new leaves and beautiful blossoms. And the trails are lined with delightful pops of color, thanks to the swaths of

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Boulder Hike of the Month: Skunk Canyon

Spring has officially arrived in Boulder. As long time residents will tell you, that doesn’t necessarily mean the wintery weather is over. Spring brings a little bit of everything to Boulder: sunshine, rain, snow, and mud. (And sometimes that’s all in one day!) But even as the wacky weather keeps

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Boulder Hike of the Month: Flagstaff Mountain Summit

Flagstaff Mountain is Boulder’s 4th highest peak at 7,283 feet and its summit offers incredible views of the Continental Divide, the Boulder range, and the plains. It’s also a fantastic spot for wildlife watching. Deer, wild turkey, raptors, bears, bobcats, and even mountain lions are regularly spotted here. Rocky outcrops

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Boulder Field Trip: Hike the Mount Galbraith Loop

Are you stuck in a hiker’s version of Groundhog Day, hitting up the same Boulder trails over and over and over again? If so, then it might be time to head to nearby Jefferson County and mix things up. Only 45 minutes from Boulder, Jefferson County Open Space is comprised

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