This popular park west of Boulder, with miles of trail through meadows and pine savannahs, is a great place to find specialty species of the ponderosa belt, including Mountain and Western Bluebirds, Pygmy Nuthatch, Wild Turkey, and the tufted-eared Abert’s squirrel.
Directions: From US Hwy 36: head west toward Boulder and continue as the road curves north and changes to 28th St. Go north on 28th St to CO 119/Boulder Canyon Dr. Head west on CO 119 to CR 122/Sugarloaf Rd. Go north on CR 122 to Betasso Rd. Head east on Betasso Rd for about 0.5 miles and at the fork, continue north to the main parking lot for the preserve.
Dates of Access: Open all year
Hours: Daylight hours
Restrictions: Trails are often busy with hikers and mountain bikers. Please obey all rules and regulations.
Parking: Gravel parking area
Lodging: Hotels in Boulder
Handicapped Access: None
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