The beautiful rock arch at the end of Royal Arch Trail. —Photo courtesy of Terri Cook
Length: 3.2 miles round trip
Why we love it: It's a short but heart-pounding climb among Boulder’s Flatirons, which ends at a dramatic rock arch and a perfect rest spot to soak up some of the area’s best views.
When to go: This trail is at its best from mid-spring...
October 27 2015, 12:50 PM
Boulder isn’t short on picturesque panoramas of the foothills, but few spaces showcase the postcard-worthy Flatirons as impressively as this contemporary stucco-and-glass home on the west side of town. With its structural zigzags and multi-tiered layout, the sleek origamilike retreat is both airy...