Your Trip Planner

Click on a trip item for more information or click the 'X' to remove, or go directly to the Trip Planner

See Your Trip
    Fall Slim Header
    Back To Previous Page

    Marshall Mesa Loop

    • North Side of Eldorado Springs Dr
      Boulder, CO 80302
    Overview 
    Amenities 

    Traverse a wide-open landscape south of town that’s as rich in coal mining history (explained by excellent interpretive signs) as it is with Flatirons views. The land preserves a rare remnant of dry tall-grass prairie where wildflowers bloom through spring, summer and fall. The geology of this area is particularly special, with rippled rocks showing evidence of ancient seas and visible fractures resulting from the upthrust of the Rocky Mountains.


    Download a brochure at bouldercolorado.gov/osmp/elearning.


    Directions: Use Google Maps for navigation to parking at “Marshall Mesa Trailhead.”


    Cars not registered in Boulder County must pay a $5 parking fee at the parking lot.

    Hiking Trails
    Hiking
    • Biking Trail, too:
    • Great for Winter: