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Chapman Drive reopens

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department today reopened the entire length of Chapman Drive after completing a six-month flood-recovery project to repair the popular trail. OSMP’s repairs along Chapman Drive fixed major trail erosion that was sustained during the September 2013 floods. 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 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

Joder interim trail map

OSMP opens a new interim trail on Joder Ranch

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will open a new interim trail on Friday, Sept. 18, that provides bicyclists, equestrians and pedestrians access to the Joder Ranch open space area north of Boulder. The interim trailhead – which has limited

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

OSMP trails open again after muddy conditions

These trails have been re-opened again. It’s that time of the season again. Alternating cold and warm weather patterns play havoc on the snowmelt and trails. So the City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department today closed multiple trailheads and trails because melting snow

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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

Rebuild Flood Damaged trails on National Trails Day

Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks is looking for 50 volunteers to help restore the East Boulder/White Rocks Trail in Gunbarrel on June 7th, for National Trails Day. Restoration of this flood damaged trail will involve moving crusher fines with wheelbarrows then laying and shaping 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.