Chapman Drive Boulder

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 re...

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 Mount...

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...

Marshall Valley Trail closure over the weekend

Marshall Valley Trail will be closed over the weekend due to a mine cave-in. The Marshall Valley Trail is closed due to a mine cave-in approximately 100 yards east of the trailhead. The Marshall Valley trai...

Community Ditch Trail Closure effective July 28, 2013

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 tha...
Switzerland Trail and Twisted Pine Raspberry Wheat

Trails & Beer: Rich Castro – Switzerland Trail

Part of the Trails & Beer: A Perfect Pair series where we asked local runners about their favorite places to run and to pair it with the beer in which they celebrate post-run.  The Runner: Rich Castr...

Trails & Beer: The Perfect Pairing

Enjoying a great run and a great beer often go hand in hand. It can be about the journey, enjoying each step and sip, getting to know the subtleties and complexities of each, some appeal to a distinct palet...

Trail Report for Mid-January

Despite the snow a few weeks back and the cold spell we just endured, many front range trails are in fairly great shape for running. Today I ran up the Mesa Trail from Chautauqua Park to the north fork of Sh...
Running with kids and a stroller

9 Great Trails for Running with Kids and Stroller

Running with kids is a great way to get your exercise in and expose them to the brave new world. While the trails closer to the foothills can be rocky, narrow and too bumpy for little ones, trails along the plains tend to be smoother, wider and flat with relatively little elevation gain. Here are a few trails that work well for strollers.
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City closes trails due to Fourmile Canyon wildfire

The City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks department (OSMP), in cooperation with several firefighting agencies, has closed some trails, areas and trailheads in western Boulder. The closures are due to w...
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Temporary trail closures at Boulder Valley Ranch due to Plane Crash

Three people died Saturday afternoon in the fiery midair collision of two small planes in the skies north of town, but three others escaped unharmed after the pilot of a glider being towed by one of the aircraft cut loose, maneuvered through a fireball and landed safely. Trails effected are: The Hidden Valley, Degge, Mesa Reservoir, Cobalt, and Eagle (closed from the valley to the west) trails are closed until further notice.