Hike the Enchanted Mesa Trail

Colorado McClintock Trailhead

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Less than an hour from Boulder, this short loop hike offers views of the Flatirons and Chautauqua Park.

Start out on McClintock Trail for 0.7 miles (this particular stretch can get muddy), before switching over to Enchanted Mesa Trail. To add a scenic 0.4 miles to your hike, take the Quarry Loop by turning right at the stone cabin, then following the steps up to the quarry, where you can overlook the park.

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • Sun protection
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Activities:

Hiking, Photography

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

1.4 Miles

Elev. Gain:

440 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Forest
Scenic

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over 1 year ago

Great views of the Flatirons and a relatively easy trail compared to others in the area.

over 1 year ago

Added by Madison Sankovitz

I am a photographer with a thirst for adventure and exploration of this Earth! I love to take advantage of opportunities to have fun in the beautiful places around me.

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