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
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.
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
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
Trailheads and Trails closed because of muddy conditions effective March 7, 2014 OSMP has closed the trailheads and trails listed below because of muddy conditions effective Friday, March 7. Please see the mud closure maps in the brown box. Staff will check trails daily and
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.
The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department reopened the last remaining closed section of the Mesa Trail today. The reopening of all sections of the popular trail – which stretches from the Chautauqua area to the South Mesa Trailhead near Eldorado
The Marshall Valley Trail is closed due to a mine cave-in approximately 100 yards east of the trailhead. The Marshall Valley trail is the lower traverse heading east from the trailhead to where it connects with the community ditch at the bridge. The Marshall Mesa
S7: Coot Lake to 75th Street and Lookout Road Connector: IBM Connector .92mi View Trail Around Boulder – TAB in a larger map Description A connection from Tom Watson Park to the Cottontail Trail is planned for construction in 2012 or 2013, as part
S3: Eagle To Coot Lake Connector: Eagle Trail to 55th .89mi View Trail Around Boulder – TAB in a larger map Description Currently people can connect Eagle trailhead with the 55th Street trailhead via 55th, a dirt road not often traveled by cars, but
S3: Centennial Trailhead to Linden Avenue Connector: Goat Trail 900 ft View Trail Around Boulder – TAB in a larger map [flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157629566274502″] More photos on Flickr Description The Goat Connector (named for old Mrs. Cunningham, who raise goats on the property and
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.
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.