These are some of my favorite locations to create portraits at, but I will go anywhere to create the perfect shot!
Coot Lake offers an easy walk, many lake scenes, and plenty of lovely vegetation.
Walking distance from parking: 0.1-0.5 mi
Sawhill Ponds is an open space area right off of 75th Street in Boulder. It offers excellent views of small lakes with the mountains in the background.
Walking distance from parking: 0-0.5 mi
This trailhead offers a gorgeous overlook of Boulder, with the Flatirons clearly visible in the background.
Walking distance from parking: 0.2 mi
Highway 36 Scenic Overlook
This view of Boulder and the Flatirons can’t be beat!
Walking distance from parking: 0
Boulder Red Rocks
This trail can be a bit steep depending on which side you enter from, but the actual red rocks are easy to climb, and provide some pretty cool shots! Plus, the surrounding area is beautiful and offers views of Boulder.
Walking distance from parking: 0.5 mi
East Boulder Trailhead
The scenes here are a further hike than some of my other locations, but the views and solitude are worth it.
Walking distance from parking: 0.75 mi
White Rocks Preserve
White Rocks is easy to get to, offers unique geology, and views of Boulder.