Visiting Boulder Colorado

Recreational Activities in Boulder

Whether your passion is hiking, biking, climbing, or skiing, the Boulder area is a fantastic playground. Outdoor riches are just a few minutes away.

You can select specific activities from the recreation pages list. But first a note on weather: summer days in Boulder are generally hot and sunny, with thunderstorms frequently rolling in around 4:00. It's best to stay away from mountain peaks in the afternoon if you're climbing or hiking in the high country. High temperatures in the 90°s in Boulder are common.

Fall is lovely — sunny, crisp, and dry. Winter is generally bright, with daytime highs in the 40°s or low 50°s. However, cold snaps can plunge the temperature into the negative single-digits. Spring is often wet and green, with the occasional snow storm possible through May.