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4201 North Broadway at Wonderland Lake. North of Sumac and south of Utica on the west side of Broadway.
Please check for temporary or seasonal closures or advisories.
Parking lot at 4201 North Broadway, adjacent to the Foothills Nature Center.
Wonderland Lake Loop Trail (1.5 mile) encircles Wonderland Lake providing an easy walk. Sport chairs can access the dam for fishing from the Poplar Street access.
The Wonderland Hill hang glider and paraglider launch site, located west of Wonderland Lake and Foothills Trail, has three walk-up launch zones and a fourth launch zone accessed by vehicle drop-off (no parking allowed). The landing area for these launch sites is in the neighboring Foothills Community Park. There are no designated landing sites on OSMP property for this site. Please use designated access trails to get to the launch zones (on map above).
FOOTHILLS NATURE CENTER
This converted farm house is often the site for OSMP slide shows and nature programs. It does not house public exhibits.The Flagstaff Nature Center at the Summit of Flagstaff Mountain has visitor information and a number of interesting interactive exhibits.
This area is identified as being popular with people using wheelchairs. See the Trails Accessibility Guide (TAP) 2.56 Mb.
No facilities available.
One picnic table is available at the trailhead. Grills and stoves are prohibited.
Bicycles are allowed on Foothills Trail and Wonderland Lake Loop Trail. Bicycles are prohibited on the Old Kiln Trail and the Hogback Ridge Trail. Bicycles may be ridden only on those trails that are posted with the international bicycle symbol.
A gem of north Boulder, Wonderland Lake is a great place to fish with kids. This site can be accessed from all bus lines that run along north Broadway, such as the SKIP, and is located along a bike path. Use of boats or floatation devices, and wading into the water, are not allowed. Visit our web page for anglers for more information about fishing opportunities and regulations.
All dogs must be on a hand-held leash at all times in this area.
Horses are allowed on all trails. On-trail riding is encouraged to protect rare plants and wildlife habitat.
Fishing is popular here and is allowed from the dam and peninsula only. State fishing regulations apply. Birds of prey are common in this area mule deer and coyote are also frequently sighted as well as waterfowl on the lake. Mountain lions frequent the hogback ridges in this area.
Please know OSMP rules and regulations.
Please study our six Leave No Trace" Principles to protect the land.
Dog owners: see our special dog page.
Hikers and climbers: Please be aware of all area closures.
Mountain bikers: Follow this link for trails where you can bike.
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Last Updated on Friday, 26 October 2012 14:49