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This natural rock arch features panoramic views of Boulder and straddles two drainages. From the arch, you'll have vast views both north and south along the Front Range.

Half-Day Hike: Royal Arch is accessed via a ~3.5 mile roundtrip hike. Follow the directions for Royal Arch.

Family Friendly: Kids will be in awe of this cool arch. They'll love clambering on it as well as the views it offers!

Gem Type: Geologic Feature

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Tom Robson

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Mar 24, 2018
Bill Morphew
Mar 19, 2018
Maria Kolakowska
Snowed the night before. Snow kept melting and slipping off trees. Winter wonderland
Mar 16, 2018
Ryan Brouwer
Feb 9, 2018
Matt Hooper
Great little hike. Very few people on a cold Friday morning. Last 200m was full of ice and snow pack. Glad I had trekking poles.
Jan 6, 2018
Eric Poehlmann
Little icy at the top poles needed
Dec 10, 2017
Carolyn C
Dec 1, 2017
Geoff Kennard

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