Trailhead Description

The White Rocks Trailhead is a small trailhead providing access to the East Boulder Trail.


West of 95th Street on West Phillips Road, approximately 1.5 mi. north of Valmont Road.


No facilities available.

Picnic Facilities

No picnic facilities.


A small parking lot (9 standard parking spaces) just north of W. Phillips Road at the trailhead.

Area Info


This area is identified as being popular with people using wheelchairs. See the Visitors Experiencing Disabilities Page for details.

Bike Regulations

Bicycles are allowed throughout the length of the East Boulder Trail. Bicycles may be ridden only on those trails that are posted with the international bicycle symbol.


Class 1 and Class 2 e-bikes are allowed on the entire length of the East Boulder Trail. Learn more in the Guide to Electric Bikes on Open Space.

Dog Regulations

East Boulder - White Rocks Dog Regulations

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.

Dogs are not permitted in the White Rocks Nature Preserve or within 100 yards of Teller Lake.

Horse Regulations

Equestrians are allowed throughout the length of the East Boulder Trail. Off-trail riding is not allowed in the Lower Boulder Creek Habitat Conservation Area (HCA), and is discouraged in other areas to protect rare plants and wildlife habitat. Learn more about riding your horse on OSMP.


The White Rocks Nature Preserve supports a diverse array of animals. Among them are raptors, waterfowl, songbirds, white-tail deer, bats, coyotes, foxes, snapping turtles and snakes.

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