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Wonderland Lake Loop Trail

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 3.5 (11)

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1.5

Miles

2.3

KM

99%

Runnable

5,584' 1,702 m

High

5,506' 1,678 m

Low

92' 28 m

Up

55' 17 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This is an easy trail that encircles Wonderland Lake in north Boulder. Wonderland Lake Loop Trail encircles Wonderland Lake providing an easy walk. Sport chairs can access the dam for fishing from the Poplar Street access.

Foothills Trail extends north from the northwest side of Wonderland Lake and provides access to the Old Kiln Trail and the Four Mile Creek Trailhead. The trail is sport chair accessible from the Four Mile Creek Trailhead south to the Utica Street access. Foothills Trail continues north of Lee Hill road providing access to the Hogback Ridge Trail and the Foothills Trailhead.

Flora & Fauna

This is a wildlife sanctuary and has streams, wetlands, short-grass prairie, and shrub. These diverse ecosystems provide essential habitat for many different animals including waterfowl, prairie dogs, mule deer, fox, coyote, rattlesnakes and raptors.

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Shared By:

Dana Prosser

Trail Ratings

  3.5 from 11 votes

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  3.5 from 11 votes
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Photos

Views south from the Wonderland Lake peninsula
May 27, 2015 near Boulder, CO
The wonderful wetlands of Wonderland Lake
May 27, 2015 near Boulder, CO
The marshy west side of Wonderland Lake
Jun 3, 2015 near Boulder, CO
Looking west from waters edge
May 27, 2015 near Boulder, CO
Signs say to stay off this spillway
May 27, 2015 near Boulder, CO
Approaching Wonderland Lake from the east
May 27, 2015 near Boulder, CO

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Mar 17, 2020
Matt H
Short loop around the lake with a good network of hilly trails just West of the lake. Good climbs and views of Boulder.
Dec 18, 2019
Erik Funk
Sep 26, 2019
Clark Winters
1.7mi — 0h 26m
Mar 9, 2019
Private User
Feb 25, 2019
Charly Jackson
1.5mi
Dec 19, 2015
Katherine Dodd
Jun 5, 2015
Wendy Tseng