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 ...

Boulder Canyon Trail plan open to feedback

A plan to extend the Boulder Creek Path to Betasso Link trailhead (the Boulder Canyon Trail) is open to public feedback Thursday Jan. 21  4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Alfalfa's Market Community Room in Boulder.  ...
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.
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 spac...
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...
The Bear Peak trail has a short respite before kicking it up a notch to get to the summit of Bear Peak

Five Trails for Hill Running and Mountain Training

If you are looking to improve your overall fitness and trail racing prowess this year, incorporate these mountain runs into your regular training regime. They will not only boost your ego, but also make you a stronger, fitter runner.
Sanitas Closed Trail

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...
The trails at Marshall Mesa get sticky

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...
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Royal Arch Trail Reopens Again

Volunteers help rebuild the Royal Arch Trail Photo courtesy of The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will reopen the Royal Arch Trail, a popular Boulder t...
The Anemone trail will be closed from July until Spring of 2015 for construction and closures of social trails

Anemone Trail closed for construction

Starting on Monday, July 7, the Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will begin a trail project that will extend the Anemone Trail west of Boulder and also restore native vegetation in the trail ...
Runners along the Boulder Creek Path to show support of the Valmont Track.

Runners gather in support of a public track

Tim O'Brien speaks about the importance of a public running space. Runners en mass came out on Thursday night to show support for a including a public 'running surface'  in the  Valmont City Park Concept Pl...
damaged East Boulder Trailhead

Rebuild Flood Damaged trails on National Trails Day

Damage on the East Boulder Trail from the Boulder Flood in Sept 2013 Photo courtesy Boulder's Open Space and Mountain Parks is looking for 50 volunteers to help restore the East Boulder/...