The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will host an open house Monday, Oct. 21, to describe the department’s efforts to recover from the September flood. The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Millennium Harvest House ballroom, 1345
After historic rain and flooding that caused extensive damage to trails, trailheads and natural resources, the Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) announced that it will open a limited number of trails in Chautauqua on Saturday, Sept. 21. OSMP anticipates opening up more trails
As the rain begins to pour again on Sunday, this serves as another reminder of the hazards and closures around the area. Flood warnings are in effect until 9pm tonight. When and if you do get back out to running, or exploring the area, keep
S9: Teller Farm South to Dry Creek Connector: Teller Farm to Dry Creek 3mi View Trail Around Boulder – TAB in a larger map [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157634136104506″] More photos on Flickr Description Pedestrians may cross Arapahoe and climb over a gate into a cattle
Chapman Drive Trail, aka Flagstaff Summit Road, which connects Boulder Canyon Drive at the Red Lion Inn to Flagstaff Road via the north side of Flagstaff Mountain will now be open thanks to several initiatives that are now complete.
In December, Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks removed old rotting pipes from the cattle guard and reconstructed the switchback about a mile down from Realization point which had collapsed in two places. The city recently purchased the Schnell property in order to complete the plans to finish the Chapman Drive Trail and finally the bridge connecting Boulder Canyon Drive to the Red Lion Inn was rebuilt after it was destroyed two and a half years ago due to heavy floods.
With the shared vision of the Boulder Area Trails Coalition, City Councilwoman Becker, and Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks, there may soon be an over 30 mile loop made of trails circling the city of Boulder.
Beginning March 12th, 2012 theSouth Boulder Creek West Trailhead will be closed for improvements. Boulder County Open Space and Mountain Parks expects the closure to last between 3 weeks to a month. The trailhead, just west of Highway 93, 1/2 mile before Eldorado Springs Drive as you head out of town serves as a popular starting point for the South Boulder Creek and the Big Bluestem trails.