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This natural rock arch features panoramic views of Boulder and straddles two drainages. From the arch, you'll have vast views both north and south along the Front Range.

Half-Day Run: Royal Arch is accessed via a ~3.5 mile roundtrip run. Follow the directions for Royal Arch.

Gem Type: Geologic Feature

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Tom Robson

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Jul 17, 2018
Delfino C
Great little warm-up run to prep for USA Ultimate National Championships.
Jul 17, 2017
Delfino C
Running today from Boulder
Feb 19, 2016
Amber Febbraro

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