Looking for a great fall drive for leaf-peeping, with golden aspens fluttering in the breeze and snow-capped peaks as a backdrop? Or maybe just looking for a head-clearing cruise with views of Boulder from afar? These five spectacular scenic drives will do the trick.
The Peak to Peak Byway
From a picturesque chapel to places to hike, here's where to pull over along the Peak to Peak Byway.Read More
Flatirons Vista Loop
An easy, 40-minute drive you can fit in to see some of Boulder's most iconic views without leaving your car.Read More
Eldorado and Coal Creek Canyons Drive
This winding loop puts you in the heart of high-alpine beauty and recreation, yet still remarkably close to Boulder.Read More
Farm Trail Scenic Drive
Hit the road to take in some of the county's flourishing farmland, with plenty of stops for photos and farm stands.Read More
Estes and Rocky Mountain Scenic Drive
A high-mountain day-trip to charming Estes Park and legendary Rocky Mountain National Park is less than an hour away.Read More
Scenic Drives Brochure (PDF)
Four scenic drives from Boulder in one convenient brochure. All four are shown on one map to take along with you.Read More
Please use caution when driving mountain roads. It's best to download a map before you leave in case you go into areas with no cell coverage. In winter, ensure you have snow tires or chains. And if you need to take a moment to enjoy the scenery or consult your map, pull over in a safe, out-of-the-way spot.