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Four Mile Creek Trailhead

Four Mile Creek Trailhead

LOCATION

Turn west from Broadway on to Lee Hill, the trailhead is on the left 0.3 mile west of Broadway on Lee Hill.

Please check for Trail & Area Closures.

Or view the interactive trail map (includes trail closures) and the interactive wildlife closures map

You are responsible for knowing and complying with all closures and OSMP rules & regulations.

PARKING

Parking at trailhead on south side of Lee Hill.

TRAILS

Fourmile Creek Area Trail Map pdf

Foothills Trail heads both north and south from the Fourmile Creek Trailhead. Heading north across Lee Hill, the Foothills Trail connects to the Hogback Ridge Trail.

Hogback Ridge Trail (1.8 mile) is a loop trail off the western most point of the Foothills Trail. It provides wonderful views to the east as it meanders past intermittent springs, ponderosa pine savannah and through the remnants of the 1990 Olde Stage fire.

Heading south from the trailhead on Foothills Trail leads to the Wonderland Lake area and also passes by the Old Kiln trail.

The Old Kiln trail passes by a historic limestone kiln dating from settlement times.

BUS CONNECTIONS

An RTD bus passes very close to this trailhead. Learn about Taking the Bus to OSMP.

ACCESSIBILITY

This area is identified as being popular with people using wheelchairs. See the Accessible Trails Page for details.

RESTROOMS

No facilities available.

PICNIC FACILITIES

No picnic facilities.

BIKE REGULATIONS

Bicycles are allowed on the Foothills Trail. Bicycles may be ridden only on those trails that are posted with the international bicycle symbol. Other bike trails on OSMP.

DOG REGULATIONS

Four Mile Creek Area Dog Regulations Map

Learn about bringing your dog to OSMP. All dogs must be leashed in the Trailhead Leash Area. Dogs are prohibited on the Hogback Ridge Trail. On the Old Kiln Trail and the Foothills Trail south of Lee Hill Road, dogs must be on a hand-held leash. On the Foothills Trail north of Lee Hill Road, dogs must be on a hand-held leash unless they meet the voice and sight control standard and display a City of Boulder Voice and Sight tag. Dog excrement removal is required by law.

HORSE REGULATIONS

Horses are allowed on most trails. On-trail riding is encouraged to protect rare plants and wildlife habitat. Learn more about riding your horse on OSMP.

WILDLIFE

Mountain lions are frequently sighted in this area. Coyotes, mule deer, rattlesnakes and raptors are also commonly sighted.

HISTORIC INFO

  • Early history of Native American sites.
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