• Equestrian Parking

Trailhead Description

Cherryvale Trailhead provides access to the Cherryvale Trail, which can be taken to the South Boulder Creek Trail. Many visitors also enjoy the view from the trailhead.



Picnic Facilities

No picnic facilities.


The trailhead is west of South Cherryvale Road approximately 0.1 mile south of South Boulder Road.

Bus Connections

The DASH bus stops at Cherryvale and South Boulder Road, a 1/4-mile walk or bike ride to the trailhead. The trail is directly across the road from the bus stop.


The trailhead has 17 standard parking spaces, 2 ADA spaces and room for 10 horse trailers.

Area Info


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

Bike Regulations

Bicycles are allowed on the Cherryvale Trail, and on South Boulder Creek Trail except north of the bridge to the East Boulder Community Center where bikes are required to remain on the paved greenways trail. Bicycles may be ridden only on those trails that are posted with the international bicycle symbol.

Dog Regulations

Cherryvale Area Dog Regulations Map

Learn about bringing your dog to OSMP. Dogs must be on a hand-held leash at all times 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. A dog station is available to aid in the collection of dog excrement

Horse Regulations

Allowed on most trails. Off-trail riding is discouraged to protect rare plants and wildlife habitat. Learn more about riding your horse on OSMP.


This area is significant for ground nesting birds, raptors, rodents and small mammals. Fish and invertebrates are abundant in the creek (State fishing regulations apply). The creek and wet meadows also provide habitat for unique plant life.