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Address: parallels Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
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+1 303-441-3200

This paved 7.5-mile path for walkers, bikers and skaters leads from Boulder...

This paved 7.5-mile path for walkers, bikers and skaters leads from Boulder proper into the mountains, winding its way along Boulder Creek, a large park and a playground.

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Great for a run of any length...

Fantastic path with great scenery that stretches for miles. You would have to go for an out and back run but still worth it.

Reviewed 17 March 2017
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

Fantastic path with great scenery that stretches for miles. You would have to go for an out and back run but still worth it.

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A warning about this walk--bicycles (and roller blades) flying past, on both sides, sometimes with a cordial "on your left!" and sometimes whisking by touching my jacket, and making an otherwise calm creekside stroll into an exercise in sensing-what's-coming-next. I have observed this to be a real problem with children that wander to right and left, many near misses. Having... More 

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Lisle, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We took bikes on the path- just for an hour on a Friday afternoon. Saw a combo of commuters, serious bikers and joggers and we all shared the path quite nicely.

Thank JanieB23
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96 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

This is an easy (flat) hiking and biking path in a very convenient location. Perfect for an easy stroll along the creek without heavy exertion. Also great for families with small children or even strollers. Dogs on leash are welcome, too. Great hiking/biking paths like this are part of what makes Boulder special.

Thank Jim H
Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This remarkable pathway is a main thoroughfare for all Boulder activity. Busy, busy.....it takes one right into and beyond downtown and all the way to the north in the other direction....

Thank jcnorthshore
Boulder, Colorado
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

The Creek Path is a great way for a pedestrian or bicyclist to get around town from west to east. It starts up at the junction between Boulder Canyon and 4-Mile Canyon, and goes beyond 55th Street, where it winds around toward the south. There are various other pathways off of it as well. Problems are that there are sometimes... More 

Thank Carolinedow
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350 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This city seems obsessed with marijuana many homeless. This could be a beautiful stroll but to much egging

Ithaca, New York
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24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Just finished walking the Boulder Creek Path for the first time, and wanted to share my great enthusiasm and delight. I started at the west end of Arapahoe, and turned off the path at the Teahouse since there was an amazing Farmer's Market there. (Many excellent treats, musical, personal, and edible.) This is one of the finest urban trails I've... More 

Thank cgmaxwell
Stockholm, Sweden
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24 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you're visiting Boulder for a few days, make sure to take a walk or run along the creek path. It goes all through down, up into the mountains for a bit and all the way east into the flat lands where the town ends. Well signposted and picturesque most of the way! However, stay away from it at night... More 

Thank marcuscarlaxel
Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

What a treat to have this neat and easily accessible path so close to everything! There is so much going on and by this trail. Use your feet, bike, roller blades, bring you fishing rod or a picnic basket or just walk this path to people watch. I walked it all three days I was in Boulder and enjoyed it... More 

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