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A mellow trail that is great for families and hikers.


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Map Key

2.1

Miles

3.3

KM

Point to Point

6,116' 1,864 m

High

5,861' 1,786 m

Low

88' 27 m

Up

297' 90 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

11%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · River/Creek · Wildlife

Description

The Fowler Trail winds through open space at the mouth of Eldorado canyon and ends at the Rattlesnake Gulch Trail within Eldorado canyon State Park. Connections with the Spring Brook Trail North, Goshawk Ridge Trail and Rattlesnake Gulch Trail provide options for longer outings.

The Fowler Trail begins on a service road, rising gently until picturesque views of Eldorado Canyon and the northern foothills The trail continues easily passing South Boulder Creek to its end at the Rattlesnake Gulch Trail.

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Dana Prosser

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  3.8 from 24 votes

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#487

in Colorado

#6,863

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Fowler Trail.
Aug 31, 2016 near Boulder, CO
Flatirons
Jul 27, 2019 near Boulder, CO
Rattlesnake Gulch Trail.
Oct 31, 2016 near Coal Creek, CO
going through the pass on the Fowler Trail.
Jun 13, 2017 near Boulder, CO
Eldorado Canyon State Park-20
May 12, 2015 near Coal Creek, CO
Railroad cut on the Fowler Trail
Jun 12, 2018 near Boulder, CO

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Aug 14, 2022
Private User
Apr 8, 2022
Haley Brown
Mama hike, about half is shady. Park on road down the hill, no lot 2.5mi
Mar 5, 2022
Samantha Buell
Jul 18, 2021
Peter Jacobson
May 1, 2021
Matt Culpepper
From east TH. (4/200) 4.2mi
Apr 19, 2021
Marc Devine
Jan 24, 2021
Stephen Pack
Nov 6, 2020
Michael Schieferecke
Only 0.7 miles of this trail is in the state park. 3.5mi — 1h 37m
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