Chapman Road and Tenderfoot Trail
The Chapman Road and Tenderfoot Trail is an enchanting nature walk along the western flank of Flagstaff Mountain. Hike through towering evergreens, luxuriant meadows, and past granite outcroppings along this stunning adventure. Perfect for a spontaneous escape from the city, the Chapman Road and Tenderfoot Trail is a must add to your Boulder adventure list.
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Route Description for Chapman Road and Tenderfoot Trail
The Chapman Road and Tenderfoot Trail is a magical nature walk that exhibits the beauty of the Colorado wilderness. This epic adventure is a crowd favorite, and there is no doubt as to why. Located next to Flagstaff Mountain, this path is a great option for those seeking a more secluded adventure. Though lesser trafficked than the Flagstaff Mountain Hike, this route can be busy on the weekend, so consider an early morning adventure or a weekday hike to beat the crowds! Note there is a $5USD parking fee.
Embark on your adventure along the Chapman Road and Tenderfoot Trail from the trailhead off Flagstaff Road. From here, veer left onto Chapman Drive Trail through the woodlands. This stunning adventure will guide hikers along a winding forested path to an intersection. Here, keep right, and you will be diverted onto the Tenderfoot Trail. This path will deliver you to the summit of Tenderfoot Mountain which rewards ramblers with expansive views of the verdant foothills. Admire the lovely vista and continue along the track, now heading southwest.
This section of the hike will gradually ascend back to the trailhead. Hike up the Tenderfoot Trail through the lush ponderosa pines. Eventually, the route will deliver you back to the trailhead, marking the end of your adventure.
Getting to the Chapman Road and Tenderfoot Trail Trailhead
The Chapman Road and Tenderfoot Trail is accessed via the trailhead off Flagstaff Road.
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