Hikes near central Boulder can get overcrowded—that's why we'll be taking the back way up! Let's take a stroll through mellow meadows, smooth trails, and dappled sunlight through the Ponderosa forest. We're sure to see herds of deer, too!
This is my favorite trail in Boulder. I walk away feeling peaceful every time.
Summit: An expansive view of Boulder Valley to the East and Rocky Mountain National Park Peaks to the West.
Stats: 4.4 miles round trip, 837' elevation gain.