Up a wooded canyon to a peak that overlooks Boulder.

Near: Boulder, CO

Distance: 6.75 miles round trip

Elevation Gain: 2829 ft

Hike Time: 4.5 hours

Difficulty: Strenuous

Trail Condition: Well maintained trail

Hike Type: Out and Back

This hike starts in the plains of the foothills along townee trail. It then connects to shadow canyon trail and enters a cool wooded canyon. At the top of the canyon, a short trail takes you to the top of Bear Peak. This peak overlooks Boulder.

Trailhead

From Boulder, head south on CO 93 for about 1.5 miles. Turn west toward Eldorado Springs and travel about 2 miles to the trailhead on the north side. (Lat:39.93857 Lon:-105.25835)