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Wonderland Lake Loop Trail

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 3.5 (11)

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Map Key

1.5

Miles

2.3

KM

Point to Point

5,584' 1,702 m

High

5,506' 1,678 m

Low

92' 28 m

Up

55' 17 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly Short, flat, and beautiful trail through a beautiful ecosystem.

Description

This is an easy trail that encircles Wonderland Lake in north Boulder. Wonderland Lake Loop Trail encircles Wonderland Lake providing an easy walk. Sport chairs can access the dam for fishing from the Poplar Street access.

Foothills Trail extends north from the northwest side of Wonderland Lake and provides access to the Old Kiln Trail and the Four Mile Creek Trailhead. The trail is sport chair accessible from the Four Mile Creek Trailhead south to the Utica Street access. Foothills Trail continues north of Lee Hill road providing access to the Hogback Ridge Trail and the Foothills Trailhead.

Flora & Fauna

This is a wildlife sanctuary and has streams, wetlands, short-grass prairie, and shrub. These diverse ecosystems provide essential habitat for many different animals including waterfowl, prairie dogs, mule deer, fox, coyote, rattlesnakes and raptors.

Contacts

Shared By:

Dana Prosser

Trail Ratings

  3.5 from 11 votes

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  3.5 from 11 votes
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#1,120

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#12,342

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Photos

Approaching Wonderland Lake from the east
May 27, 2015 near Boulder, CO
The wonderful wetlands of Wonderland Lake
May 27, 2015 near Boulder, CO
Views south from the Wonderland Lake peninsula
May 27, 2015 near Boulder, CO
Wonderland Lake is a favorite for dog walkers
Jun 3, 2015 near Boulder, CO
The marshy west side of Wonderland Lake
Jun 3, 2015 near Boulder, CO
Looking west from waters edge
May 27, 2015 near Boulder, CO

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Apr 2, 2022
Matt Culpepper
Nice WUI trail (2/100) 2mi
Jan 27, 2022
Jody Rae
Jan 15, 2022
Stephen Pack
Oct 3, 2020
Amy Navvab
1.5mi
Mar 1, 2020
Clare Wang
Jun 25, 2019
lindsey n.
Sep 22, 2018
Josef Fritz
Mar 25, 2018
Justin Ziniel
1.5mi