Creek is a 31.4-mile-long (50.5 km) creek draining the Rocky Mountains to the west of Boulder, Colorado
, as well as the city itself and surrounding plains.The creek is formed by two main tributaries rising along the Continental Divide
: North and Middle Boulder Creek. North Boulder Creek forms in a valley between Navajo Peak and Arikaree Peak on the Continental Divide, in the Green Lakes chain of lakes.
The creek is formed by two main tributaries rising along the Continental Divide: North and Middle Boulder Creek.Boulder Creek forms much of the natural beauty of downtown Boulder. It is a popular summer recreational spot for many outdoor activities, including tubing, fly fishing, and wading. The Boulder Creek Festival takes place during the summer along the creek in Central Park.