Hiking the Foothills Bench Trail

Hiking the Foothills Bench Trail The Foothills Bench Trail is an underrated 4-mile out-and-back trail on the northwest corner of Boulder. The trail is relatively flat, rolling gently over the bottom edge of the Foothills, with lovely meadows and wildflowers. Friday, May 3 was a warm sunny day, and I …

Hiking Hall Ranch

Hiking Hall Ranch On April 27 my husband and I went for a nearly 10-mile loop hike at Hall Ranch. It’s just outside of Lyons, but still in Boulder County. The loop trail goes clockwise up Nighthawk Trail, connects along Nelson Loop, and finishes up with Bitterbrush Trail. Although it …