The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department is closing trails and trailheads south of Boulder today because melting snow has caused trails to become extremely muddy, and visitor traffic will likely result in damage to trails and adjacent plant life. OSMP
The Marshall Valley Trail is closed due to a mine cave-in approximately 100 yards east of the trailhead. The Marshall Valley trail is the lower traverse heading east from the trailhead to where it connects with the community ditch at the bridge. The Marshall Mesa
Beginning in the evening on July 28, Community Ditch Trail will be closed at State Highway 93. The closure is likely to last for most of the next year in order to facilitate the installation of an underpass that will allow trail users to cross SH 93 without
The well groomed Mayhoffer-Singletree trail ambles through the natural grasslands of Boulder County open space offering views of the eastern valley and the front range peaking over the rolling hills to the west. With less than a hundred feet of gain, the trail is easy and fun to navigate on bike or foot.
On this valentines weekend, join Ranger Naturalist Kelly Idema for a scenic walking tour of this historic mining town. During a moderate 3-mile hike we will explore the amazing geology that directly influenced the creation of this tough, gritty, settlement in the mid 1800’s.
What I always seem to forget is how sticky the trails get along Marshall Mesa Trail, Community Ditch and Dowdy Draw. Its that wonderful soil that just like to build to a nice girth on the bottom of your shoe, making it very awkward to keep a decent stride. I