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    Range View and Boy Scout Loop Trail

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    Very Easy
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    3.7 km
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    125 m
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    The Range View and Boy Scout Loop Trail is a wonderful adventure suitable for the whole family. Explore the summit of Flagstaff Mountain and revel in the sights of the Front Range foothills and the Boulder cityscape below. This trek is a must-add to your adventure itinerary.

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    Route Description for Range View and Boy Scout Loop Trail

    Appreciate the hustle and bustle of the city from a distant perspective. Ideal for a family-friendly adventure, this path presents the perfect excuse to get out into the fresh air. The crowds that this trail draws validate the beauty and awesomeness of the hike. Trek through ponderosa pines and luxuriant grasslands, which reveal stunning sights of the Front Range snow-capped peaks that line the horizon and flank the verdant foothills below. Appreciate Colorado’s mountainous landscape and get your steps in as you wander the Range View and Boy Scout Loop Trail.

    Departing from the trailhead, track north along the Range View Trail which delivers wonderful views of you guessed it, the mountain range. Hike this path to the trail’s end, merging onto the Ute Trail and heading North. At the next intersection, turn left onto the Boy Scout Trail, wandering all the way to May’s Point Trail. Revel in the scenery and when you return to Boy Scout Trail, keep left.

    Trek this route to the trail’s end, where you will hike along the road back to the Ute intersection. Here, keep left and hike along the Ute Trail southwest, all the way back to the trailhead, marking the end of your adventure.

    Getting to the Range View and Boy Scout Loop Trail Trailhead

    The Range View and Boy Scout Loop Trail departs from the Ute Trailhead off the Flagstaff Summit Road.

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