Named for the quality of coal when the area was known as a coal mining town, Superior offers plenty of high-quality amenities for residents today. Located only eight miles from Boulder and 20 miles from downtown Denver, this private town provides easy access to some of the most popular Front Range destinations in Colorado.
Nestled against the scenic Rocky Mountains, Superior is a peaceful suburban community that is home to excellent dining, shopping, and entertainment opportunities. Nearly a fourth of the town is dedicated to open space, including 27 miles of trails and 594 acres of parks and green space. As this close-knit community gathers together to rebuild after the devastating Marshall Fire, newly built homes and businesses will mingle with established dwellings to focus on renewal and recovering the value of an unforgettable hometown spirit.
WHAT TO LOVE
• Proximity to Denver and Boulder
• Easy access from US-36
• Newly built homes
• Nice, peaceful community
• Open spaces and public parks perfect for outdoor adventures
Long known as a welcoming and friendly community with a small-town vibe, Superior is where neighbors band together for celebrations and to solve the challenges that will allow for a more sustainable future. While Superior may be smaller than the surrounding towns, there are many locations for fine dining, unique shopping experiences, and entertainment. Locals love the privacy their homes afford while still connecting with neighbors in this peaceful community.
DINING, ENTERTAINMENT, & SHOPPING
For the best breakfast on the front range, residents depend on PJ's Diner for fresh meals, outstanding service, and a lively environment. Hangry Horse Cafe is a popular local spot with patio seating that offers stunning mountain views. Visit Serendipity Tap and Cafe for fresh smoothies, frappes, specialty coffee drinks, delicious pastries, comfort meals, and tasty snacks.
The variety of well-known stores and locally owned shops throughout the town make it easy to find the right item for any occasion. Browse the 38 stores at Superior Marketplace to find everything from groceries and home goods to apparel and gifts. Visit Vetka Flowers to get the perfect bouquet for a loved one or for your home. Peruse the shops downtown and in Rock Creek Village to find unique items and services provided by locally owned businesses.
THINGS TO DO
Known as the "Gateway to Boulder Valley," the small town of Superior does a great job representing one of the most popular areas in Colorado. Home to spectacular views of the Flatirons and the Rocky Mountains, as well as a wide array of activities and attractions, Superior offers residents and tourists endless things to do. A large part of the town is dedicated to open space, making it perfect for hiking, biking, or visiting local parks. Wildflower Park is popular with covered picnic tables, basketball and volleyball courts, rock climbing, and even a zip line. Autrey Park is a great place to take the dog out for exercise, and Grasso Park is a fun way to take in some of the town's history. Downtown Superior offers residents unique shopping, movie theaters, and bowling alleys. The downtown area is also home to exciting year-round events and festivals. The Fourth of July Celebration is a popular event featuring a race, parade, and festival with live music and food. The Chili and Beer Fest held every September is another memorable event serving award-winning food, drinks, live music, and fun activities.
Served by the Boulder Valley School District, Superior is home to several highly rated schools.
• Superior Elementary School, Grades K-5
• El Dorado K-8 School, Grades PK-8
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