Open Space and Mountain Parks to begin major flood-repair work in the coming weeks The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department this fall will begin two large projects to repair the Chautauqua Trail and trail sections south of the National Center
Summer is prime trail running season in the high Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The snow has mostly melted from the high peaks, the lakes are full, the air is crisp and cool, and the wildflowers are in full bloom. To some extent, there is no
The Trail Tuesday featured trail is in partnership with the Trail Run Project. While lingering snow and spring run-off in the high country mean that many of the trails in the mountains aren’t yet in their prime, that shouldn’t stop you from taking advantage of some of these
The Trail Tuesday featured trail is in partnership with the Trail Run Project. It’s spring in Colorado – that time of year when the weather in Boulder likes to taunt runners with a glimpse of summer. One lovely April afternoon you are basking in a 70-degree day
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
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. In 2014, the Colorado Department of Transportation approved a
The Meyer’s Homestead in Boulder’s Open Space is an ideal parcel of land close to downtown for easy trail running to see the changing fall colors.
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.
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
If you are looking to stay in the area and get out and explore the wildflowers and open spaces, be sure to note these trail openings and closures for this weekend and beyond. If you get out on the trails and are taking pictures to share
The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will begin weekday closures of the Royal Arch Trail starting next week so trail crews can rebuild steep sections of the trail. Royal Arch Trail will be closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays starting April 21
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.
Before you completely fill your summer and fall race calendar you may want to seriously consider booking a running holiday that combines your sense of travel and adventure with your love of running. Run the World Adventures, a consortium of the worlds top trail running
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
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