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Boulder Reservoir Trail

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A tranquil trail that wraps around the eastern shores of Boulder Reservoir.


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Map Key

2.8

Miles

4.5

KM

Point to Point

5,213' 1,589 m

High

5,177' 1,578 m

Low

65' 20 m

Up

55' 17 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

3%

Max Grade (2°)

Dogs No Dogs

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Dogs are not allowed in the park May 15 through Labor Day.

Description

"The Res" as locals call it, is a scenic trail around the edge of Boulder Reservior in North Boulder. This trail follows the eastern shoreline of the reservoir with very few ups or downs. Views of the eastern plains as well as western peaks abound.

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Shared By:

Benjamin Pontecorvo

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  3.3 from 4 votes

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Boulder Reservoir
Feb 18, 2015 near Gunbarrel, CO
Early Morning Swim
Aug 14, 2019 near Niwot, CO
The "beach" at Boulder Reservoir
Apr 30, 2015 near Niwot, CO
Views of the Flatirons from the Boulder Reservoir "beach"
Apr 30, 2015 near Niwot, CO
Near the entrance of the Boulder Reservoir Trail
Apr 30, 2015 near Niwot, CO
Foothills of Boulder from the Boulder Res. Dam
Apr 30, 2015 near Gunbarrel, CO

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