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Boulder Creek Path

parallels Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
+1 303-441-3200
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One of Boulder's gems!

The Boulder Creek Path is one of Boulder's gems. It runs right through the heart of downtown and is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BoulderMarti
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Boulder, CO
great way to get through town

kind of crowded, so everyone needs to be courteous. bikes sharing the path with pedestrians, roller... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gogoparapresidente
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Boulder, Colorado
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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fishing pond” (5 reviews)
“walk or bike” (8 reviews)
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parallels Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302
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"homeless people"
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"several miles"
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"bike riders"
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"great walk"
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"central park"
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"trout"
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"downtown area"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"farmers market"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Boulder Creek Path is one of Boulder's gems. It runs right through the heart of downtown and is only two blocks from the Pearl Street Mall. You can walk, run, or ride a bike which you can rent from nearby University Bicycles. Although it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

kind of crowded, so everyone needs to be courteous. bikes sharing the path with pedestrians, roller blades, runners, baby strollers, etc.

Thank gogoparapresidente
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Whilst staying in Boulder I took a walk along the Creek Path on my way from my Hotel (Basecamp) to downtown for breakfast. Being November it was a cold but sunny morning and the walk along the Creek Path was very pleasant. Recommend it for...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful area to people watch, skateboard, walk, run but do beware of a lot of homeless people. Also, we smelled a lot of marijuana in the area even though it’s an open area that’s very well maintained.

Thank Olena S
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

the boulder creek is a great palce to go. cool in the summer because of the creek, you can stare at the water or go fishing or walk. Watch out for the bicycles.

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

awesome for a stroll! bike, skate, blade, walk, nap, whatever u desire. *be aware of transient and homeless population they reside along the creek and can be a bother.

Thank Joseph P
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

I literally live next to this path so I go there every day and I am still in awe with this beauty. The path is amazing. You can walk on it ,do jogging , ride a bicycle or just simply sit on one of the...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This path links many parts of Boulder county. It is beautiful and extensive. It's great as it keeps you off the busy roads.

Thank Melissa M
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Lovely gently path up and down the Boulder Creek. We cycled and thoroughly enjoyed it. Plenty of hire places in Boulder - we used university bikes on 9th.

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This want to do block through the middle of Boulder is relaxing but does require you to To say hired to lots of people along the way.

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Heather A
18 March 2017|
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Response from Carolinedow | Reviewed this property |
I only recall one fountain on the path. Most people carry their own bottled water or fill up a bottle with water. This is important if you're coming from low altitude. The climate is semi-arid and the altitude around 6,000... More
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happycampfamily
7 March 2015|
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Response from Rick B | Reviewed this property |
Bike use it, so I would think scooters would be okay unless they are motorized.
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