This long-distance route (7.32 miles/11.78 kilometers) highlights scenic streets in central Boulder and is ideal for cooler weather or an early morning workout.
Begin at the Boulder County Justice Center (Canyon Boulevard and 6th Street). Walk south on 6th to Arapahoe, then turn right (west). Enter Eben G. Fine Park and walk west along Boulder Creek through the park to the Canyon Boulevard underpass on the right. Go through the underpass to Settler's Park.
From Settler's Park, bear right on the path and walk east toward Pearl Street. Walk along the sidewalk on the north side of Pearl St. to 4th Street, then turn left. Turn right on Spruce Street and walk up the hill to Campbell Robertson Park - a lovely pocket park with a bench and gardens, offering a pleasant place to rest, with views. At the top of the park, turn left onto Mountain View Road and walk to 4th Street, then turn right (north).
Walk north on 4th Street 1.6 miles to Linden Avenue. Turn right and take an immediate left onto Wonderland Hill Avenue. Walk past Moffit Court and turn right onto a pedestrian path, then walk east to Broadway. Cross Broadway at the pedestrian signal and continue walking east on Norwood Avenue to 19th Street.
Turn right onto 19th Street and walk south 1.8 miles until you reach Walnut Street. Take a right on Walnut and walk to 17th Street. Go left on 17th Street and walk south toward Boulder Creek. Turn right onto the Boulder Creek Path and follow it to 6th Street. Exit the path onto 6th Street and walk back to the Justice Center, where you began.