Chautauqua Park

Page Type
Trailhead
Location:
Colorado, United States, North America
County:
Boulder
Season:
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Elevation:
5678 ft / 1731 m
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Chautauqua Park
Created On: Feb 13, 2006
Last Edited On: Feb 13, 2006

Trailhead Overview

Chautauqua Park is Boulder's gateway to their extensive Open Space and Mountain Parks system. This area encompasses thousands of acres of forested foothills west of town, including the Boulder Group, and the world famous Flatirons.

Driving Directions

From Downtown Boulder (Canyon and Broadway):

Take Broadway (Hwy 93) south 1.4 miles, past CU's campus, to Baseline Rd. Turn right (west) on Baseline and proceed 1.0 mile up Baseline. The entrace to Chautauqua is on the left, just past 9th St. The small lot usually fills early. You can overflow park along the south side of Baseline, past the entrance to Chautauqua.


From Denver:

Take US36 west from Denver (near I-25 and I-76), to Baseline Rd. Exit from US36 and turn left (west) on Baseline and proceed 1.4 mile up Baseline. The entrace to Chautauqua is on the left, just past 9th St. The small lot usually fills early. You can overflow park along the south side of Baseline, past the entrance to Chautauqua.

External Links

Official Sites:
Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks Website
Boulder Country Open Space Rules and Regulations

Weather:
NOAA Weather - Boulder

Webcams:
University of Colorado Webcams
9News Boulder Cam
Webcam from University Bikes - 9th and Pearl