• Picnic Area

Trailhead Description

Dry Creek Trailhead provides access to the one-mile Dry Creek Trail running through grasslands east of Boulder, and attracts many dog walkers.


No facilities available.

Picnic Facilities

One picnic table.


Baseline Road, east of Baseline Reservoir and west of 75th Street.

Bus Connections

The 225 bus has a stop right by the trailhead or across Baseline from the trailhead.


The trailhead has 36 standard parking spaces and 2 ADA spaces.

Area Info


This area is identified as being mobility-friendly. See the Visitors Experiencing Disabilities Page for trail details.

Bike Regulations

Bicycles are not allowed on Dry Creek Trail.

Dog Regulations

Dry Creek 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.


Prairie dog and raptor nesting habitat.

Connecting Trails

Nearby Trailheads