Gregory Canyon

Boulder County, Colorado

Elevation Gain1,007ft
Trailhead Elevation5,811ft
Elevation Min/Max5811/6721ft
Elevation Start/End5811/5811ft

Gregory Canyon

Gregory Canyon is a hiking trail in Boulder County, Colorado. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 5,811 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,007 feet. The Gregory Canyon trailhead parking is near the trailhead. There are also an information guidepost and restrooms. Along the trail there are parkings. This trail connects with the following: Saddle Rock and Crown Rock.

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Afoot & Afield: Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, and Rocky Mountain National Park (Wilderness Press)
Alan Apt and Kay Turnbaugh
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"This is an amazingly scenic hike that can be used for a before- or after-work sojourn on a less traveled and car-free trek to Flagstaff Mountain’s summit. If you want a very short anaerobic shot, take the side trail to Crown Rock garden at a higher rate of speed. It is still a nice side trail with views at a slower pace."
60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Denver and Boulder (Menasha Ridge Press)
Kim Lipker
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"This is a crowded “Boulder trail,” but it’s also a true gem and an excellent workout. Green Mountain Loop is comprised of four unique trails: Gregory Canyon Trail, Ranger Trail, E.M. Greenman Trail, and Saddle Rock Trail."
Best Easy Day Hikes: Boulder (Falcon Guides)
Tracy Salcedo-Chourre
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"The Boulder Creek Greenway Path is Boulder’s busiest, most colorful recreational passageway. This short hike begins at the mouth of Boulder Canyon and ends downtown, looping back via a short jaunt along the Pearl Street Mall. If people on foot were consid"
"Another gem in Boulder Mountain Parks system, this loop offers a great outing up a beautiful canyon, with views to the east, west, and north."

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Trail Information

Boulder County
Nearby City
Moderate to Difficult
Skill Level
Additional Use
City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks
Local Contacts
City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks Chautauqua Area; Latitude 40° Boulder-Nederland Trails
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