Chautaugua Park Trailhead
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Hiking on Chautaugua Trail permits breathtaking views of the Flatirons
The Chautaugua Trail leads from the Chautaugua Park Trailhead .6 miles to the Bluebell-Baird Trail. It is rated as easy with an elevation gain of 440 feet. The surface of this trail is graded gravel and is an excellent trail for small children. It provides breathtaking views of the Flatirons.
Directions from Highway 36: Take the Baseline Road exit and travel west toward the mountains. Follow Baseline Road nearly 1.5 miles to the entrance for Chautaugua Park. Turn left into the park. Parking is free at this trailhead.
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Hiking & Walking
Bluebell-Baird Trail - Bluebell-Baird Trail crosses beneath the first Flatiron and connects the Chautaugua Trail to the Gregory Canyon Trailhead.
Royal Arch Trail - The Royal Arch Trail leads to a natural arch south of the third Flatiron. The hike is rated as moderate with a substantial gain in elevation.