Rabbit Mountain is part of Boulder County Open Space. This 3 mile hike goes up for about half a mile, then turns left onto the Little Thompson Overlook Trail. It's very well maintained making for an easy hike or trail run. On sunny days be prepared for heat since there is no shade along the trail.
-Mapped by Genny Fullerton
- Distance: 2.3
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View looking north from the parking area
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Stay to the left and head uphill on a wide trail.
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Look back downhill to catch the view of Rabbit Mountain
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To begin take the trail on the left and head up the gentle slope
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Trail turns left around the first of a few gentle switchbacks
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The trail ends with a bench to rest on. Return the way you came.
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Beautiful views from the end of the trail
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Notice the cliffs in the east. They say Golden Eagles live here.
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At the signpost go left on the Little Thompson Overlook Trail
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View of the trail ahead
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Pause at the top before continuing north along the hillside to the end of the trail.