East Boulder Trail (Gunbarrel)

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This trail leaves from the Heatherwood neighborhood in Gunbarrel and climbs up to the water tower at the top of the hill. The panoramic view of the mountains from the water tank on the Gunbarrel Farm portion the trail is fantastic.  Past the water tower you descend into the White Rocks section of the East Boulder Trail and and keep on going for several more miles to reach Araphaoe Road if you are so inclined.

Fabo views of the mountains, and neighborhood access to open space... not an exciting trail in and of itself, but a really killer community amenity. These trails aren't so far from town, and provide a nice place to escape for a shorter ride. This is also a good place for riders looking for a mellow introduction to riding on dirt.

There are three access points for the Gunbarrel Farm and White Rocks sections of the East Boulder Trail: the Heatherwood neighborhood in Gunbarrel, 95th Street, and Valmont Drive.

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2.3 mi.
200 ft.


Trail Meter: Poor»Good

Rode it from the water tower to the bridge and back. Everything is dry now!

Open during White Rocks construction, East Boulder Gunbarrel Trail south to Boulder Creek. Muddy conditions expected right now.

probably poor, please update

from @boulderosmp via Twitter: E. Boulder (White Rocks to Gunbarrel trail sections) gets muddier as you go north. Gunbarrel is very muddy, best to avoid.

Trail Meter: Good»Poor

lots of new snow, turning to slush...

Dry; rutted in a few areas, but not horrible

Smooth and dry.

Trail Meter: Poor»Good

Dry and dusty. Great for riding.

Lots of rain and snow today. Will need a few days of sun.

Dry and ready to ride

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