Royal Arch Trail is a 4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Boulder, Colorado that features beautiful wildflowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips, and snowshoeing and is best used from March until October.

Dogs are also able to use this trail. This trail offers many rewards! The destination, Royal Arch, is a local favorite. Many, many stairs to the top for this geological wonder!

Great views of the jagged, rugged, Flat Irons & the open valley of Boulder, CO. Highlights include wildflowers, rock formations, steep inclines, birds of prey, and an initial well-packed baked earth entry trail.

1,492 ft elevation gain.

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  • Experience Category:Nature
  • Price Per Person:Free
  • Stairs/Elevators:Elevators/NoStairs
  • Other Amenities:Service Animals
  • Outdoor/Trails:Dirt/Crushed
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  • Child Friendly:Yes
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