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    Sage Loop via Eagle Trailhead

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    6.0 km
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    63 m
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    Hike through lush meadows and past quaint ponds along the Sage Loop via Eagle Trailhead. This stunning nature walk near the city exposes wonderful views of the foothills and the Hogback Ridge. Get out into the fresh air and get your feet moving along this charming adventure.

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    Route Description for Sage Loop via Eagle Trailhead

    The Sage Loop via Eagle Trailhead is an awesome walk near Boulder. Escape the busyness of the city and reconnect with nature as you wander through the grasslands laden with quintessential Colorado flora and fauna. As you travel around the loop, you will be granted various views of the Hogback Ridge, the foothills, the Boulder cityscape, and distant sights of the Flatirons. Note that the exposed path can be unbearably hot in the summer months, so try an early morning adventure to beat the heat.

    Embark on your excursion along the Sage Loop via Eagle Trailhead from you guessed it, the Eagle Trailhead. From here, track west along the Eagle Trail. At the intersection, keep left and you will pass the Boulder Valley Ranch Pond. Enjoy the sights of the Flatirons and foothills and at the next junction, keep right onto the Sage Trail. The Sage Trail will loop you around the grasslands, past another small pond to the intersection with Eagle Trail.

    At this point, retrace your footing east along the Eagle Trail back to the trailhead. From here, you will be granted wonderful views of the Boulder Reservoir, a very popular summer destination.

    Getting to the Sage Loop via Eagle Trailhead Trailhead

    The Sage Loop via Eagle Trailhead departs from the trailhead off N 55th Street.

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