Chautauqua trail damage Boulder Flood

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 ...

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 the...
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 rep...
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 ...
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 run Boulder, CO

Trail Notifications for Fourth of July Weekend

The Sanitas Valley Trail has reopened July 2, after extensive repairs post the Boulder Floods in 2013. If you are looking to stay in the area and get out and explore the wildflowers and open spaces, be sure...

Sanitas Valley Trail to close for trail repairs

The Sanitas Valley Trail will be closed from mid-January through May for trail repairs. Starting as early as Tuesday, Jan. 20, the City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will begi...
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Royal Arch Trail Reopens Again

Volunteers help rebuild the Royal Arch Trail Photo courtesy of Bouldercolorado.gov The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will reopen the Royal Arch Trail, a popular Boulder t...

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...

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

Parts of the Mesa Trail were washed away in the recent #BoulderFlood like the section here just as the trail starts from Chautauqua The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department reop...