Added by Madison Sankovitz
This area of Boulder offers amazing unobstructed views of the flatirons and front range. Catch a beautiful sunrise without leaving the city of Boulder!
A great place to watch the sunrise in Boulder is at NCAR, the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Park in the parking lot at the top of the hill, and if you're feeling up to it, you can walk south for about 10 minutes to an adjacent hill with beautiful views. Either way, you will want to get there a bit before sunrise to catch the light on the flatirons! Breathtaking on most days (anytime there are no clouds blocking the view).
- Warm layers
ReviewsLeave a Review
Have you done this adventure? Have something to add? You could be the first to leave a review!
More Adventures Nearby
Snowshoe Jim Creek Trail
Colorado / Jim Creek Trailhead
Starting at 9,220 feet of elevation, this 5 mile out-and-back snowshoe begins its 965 foot elevation gain meandering through a quiet forest.
Ski to Janet's Cabin
Colorado / Alpine Lot at Copper Mountain
Janet's Cabin is located on the eastern slope of the Continental Divide at 11,610 ft, near Copper Mountain ski resort.