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OSMP Trail Closures this Fall for Flood Repairs

Open Space and Mountain Parks to begin major flood-repair work in the coming weeks The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department this fall will begin two large projects to repair the Chautauqua Trail and trail sections south of the National Center

Trail Tuesday: 3 awesome trails near Downtown Boulder

 The Trail Tuesday featured trail is in partnership with the Trail Run Project. While lingering snow and spring run-off in the high country mean that many of the trails in the mountains aren’t yet in their prime, that shouldn’t stop you from taking advantage of some of these

Chapman Drive suffered some major damage after the Boulder floods

Chapman Drive closed over the summer for trail repairs

Starting as early as Monday, May 9, the entire length of Chapman Drive from Boulder Canyon to Flagstaff Drive will be closed to allow the City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department to repair the trail. OSMP also will close the Tenderfoot

South Mesa Trail Bridge after the Boulder Flood

South Mesa Trailhead Bridge Closure

Starting as early as Monday, March 7, the South Mesa Trailhead bridge will be closed to allow the City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department to repair this important access point for the city’s southern trail system. The South Mesa Trailhead will

Fall colors at Red Rocks Boulder, CO

Best trails to enjoy Fall colors close to Boulder

Each year the quest of vistas of golden aspens take front-range locals high up into the mountains to spend time among the magic of the changing colors during the fading of summer light. But you don’t have to travel hours on the road in order to enjoy change of color this season.

Here are a few trails within a short drive from Boulder which you can hike or run to get your color fix.

Sanitas Valley Trail to close for trail repairs

Starting as early as Tuesday, Jan. 20, the City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will begin repairs to the Sanitas Valley Trail, which sustained significant damage from the 2013 floods. The Sanitas Valley Trail, except for two small segments that connect

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Royal Arch Trail Reopens Again

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will reopen the Royal Arch Trail, a popular Boulder trail that sustained significant damage during the 2013 September floods, on Saturday, Nov. 8. For more than a century, the Royal Arch Trail has allowed

Volunteers join Boulder's OSMP for trail building on National Trail Day.

Volunteers help repair damaged trails on National Trails Day

Forty-Eight volunteers helped the City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department improve the East Boulder-White Rock Rocks Trail on National Trails Day June 7. The volunteers shoveled and laid down 120 tons of crusher fines filling gullies on 2,080 feet of the East Boulder/White

More Muddy Trail Closures March 7

Trailheads and Trails closed because of muddy conditions effective March 7, 2014 OSMP has closed the trailheads and trails listed below because of muddy conditions effective Friday, March 7. Please see the mud closure maps in the brown box. Staff will check trails daily and

OSMP is hiring for Trail Crew positions

The City of Boulder, Colorado Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) is seeking applications for seasonal Trails Crew Lead and Trails Crew Member positions for the 2014 field season.

OSMP provides a great opportunity to work on an extensive mountain and plains trail system for people seeking a challenging and engaging trail crew work opportunity.

Upper Big Bluestem trail reopens

The opening of the re-routed Upper Big Bluestem Trail comes about eight months after OSMP crews began work to re-align the trail away from important stream corridors that provide habitats for black bears and other species.

OSMP has reopened all of the Mesa Trail

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department reopened the last remaining closed section of the Mesa Trail today. The reopening of all sections of the popular trail – which stretches from the Chautauqua area to the South Mesa Trailhead near Eldorado