Red Rocks Spur

Boulder, Colorado 80305

Elevation Gain29ft
Trailhead Elevation5,549ft
Elevation Min/Max5546/5566ft
Elevation Start/End5549/5549ft

Red Rocks Spur

Red Rocks Spur is a hiking and horse trail in Boulder, Colorado. It is 2.3 miles long and begins at 5,549 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 29 feet. Settlers Park Trailhead, Centennial Trailhead, and another parking and Eben G. Fine Park and another wood are near the trailhead. There are also restrooms, an information map, rocks, and a bicycle parking. The trail ends near Boulder Red Rocks and other rocks. There is also a peak near the end of the trail. This trail connects with the following: Settlers Park Trail, Anemone and Sanitas Connector.

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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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"Enjoy a little touch of Utah in this red rock garden. These are actually separate trails and can be experienced separately. Combining them gives you a longer, more satisfying workout, but hiking them individually can also be great fun."

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Trail Information

Nearby City
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Easy to Moderate
Skill Level
City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks
Local Contacts
City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks Centennial/Sanitas Area and Centennial/Red Rocks Area; Latitude 40° Boulder-Nederland Trails
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