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28 mi 45 km of trail 3 Featured Rides

Easy Trails 0 Trails Intermediate Trails 5 Trails Hard Trails 6 Trails

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Kathmandu The best Nepalese food over 8000 feet!
New Moon Bakery and Cafe This is a great place for a morning meeting. Quiche and coffee is my breakfast of choice here.
1 W 1st St, Nederland CO — (303) 258-3569
Pioneer Inn Cool spot to work an watch a game
Crosscut Pizzeria and Taphouse Best pizza in CO
Dot's Diner On the Mountain Great burger.
Backcountry Pizza Eggplant parm sandwich is awesome!
The Greenbriar Inn Dave our server was amazing and attentive. Phil was very cordial, it says a lot when the owner takes the time to greet patrons. Thank you for making my husbands birthday special.
Audrey Jane's Pizza Garage Pretty awesome pizza! Love the stubborn soda!
Spruce Confections Best. Staff. Ever. Tip yo' barista, son!
767 Pearl St #B, Boulder CO — (303) 449-6773
Amu Voted Best Japanese Restaurant in Westword's Best of Denver 2011!
1221 Spruce St, Boulder CO — (303) 440-0807
Fuji Cafe and Bar The teriyaki bowl is wonderful!
2018 Broadway, Boulder CO — (720) 420-9050
The Mediterranean One of the best patios in Boulder. Make sure to sit outside!
1002 Walnut St, Boulder CO — (303) 444-5335
OAK at fourteenth Get the fried pickles. They are fucking amazing.
1400 Pearl St, Boulder CO — (303) 444-3622
Illegal Pete's SplickIt - order + pay from your phone, walk straight up to the counter, take food, leave.
1447 Pearl St, Boulder CO — (303) 440-3955
Leaf Vegetarian Restaurant Jamaican Jerk Tempeh is amaaaaaaazing.
2010 16th St, Boulder CO — (303) 442-1485
Foolish Craig's Cafe The BLT w/ gauc is awesome. Definitely go with the side of pasta salad as well.
1611 Pearl St, Boulder CO — (303) 247-9383
Organic Sandwich Company The sandwiches taste amazing and I'm sure they are pretty healthy. The only problem is the price. $10-$11 for a small sandwich is quite steep. At least they are surprisingly filling.
1500 Pearl St, Boulder CO — (720) 639-3986
Snooze It's Snooze. Waiting is part of the experience. Stop bitching.
1617 Pearl St, Boulder CO — (303) 225-7344
Pizzeria Locale You can't leave without a taste of one of the prosciutto pizzas. Top on our list: the Maiale. Buon Appetito!
1730 Pearl St, Boulder CO — (303) 442-3003
Curry n Kebob Get the lunch/dinner specials, it's worth it! You get 3 pieces of naan, onion rings (I don't know the real name), and some sauces to dip it in! Great food, clean environment, and friendly people
3050 28th St, Boulder CO — (720) 328-4696
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Nederland, CO
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5.9 mi 9.5 km Nederland, CO
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6.9 mi 11.2 km Nederland, CO
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#4 Little Raven Trail
Nederland, CO
1.7 mi 2.8 km Nederland, CO
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Nederland, CO
2.4 mi 3.8 km Nederland, CO
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#6 Wapiti Trail
Nederland, CO
2.3 mi 3.7 km Nederland, CO
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#7 Waldrop Trail
Nederland, CO
2.3 mi 3.6 km Nederland, CO
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#8 Little Raven East
Nederland, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km Nederland, CO
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