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Royal Arch Trail Reopens Again

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will reopen the Royal Arch Trail, a popular Boulder trail that sustained significant damage during the 2013 September floods, on Saturday, Nov. 8. For more than a century, the Royal Arch Trail has allowed

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 area. The completed trail project will provide about 3.2 miles

Runners gather in support of a public track

Runners en mass came out on Thursday night to show support for a including a public ‘running surface’  in the  Valmont City Park Concept Plan. There are 500 acres of land still to be developed south of Valmont road and the hope is incorporate a mix of multi-use facilities. The

Rebuild Flood Damaged trails on National Trails Day

Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks is looking for 50 volunteers to help restore the East Boulder/White Rocks Trail in Gunbarrel on June 7th, for National Trails Day. Restoration of this flood damaged trail will involve moving crusher fines with wheelbarrows then laying and shaping the

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Snow and mud will close trails Tuesday

Open Space and Mountain Parks to close numerous trails because of snowy and muddy conditions The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department will close multiple trailheads and trails across its system tomorrow, Tuesday, May 13, because recent rain and melting snow have caused

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OSMP Flood Restoration: Volunteer Trail Project

Many of OSMP’s trails were heavily impacted by the September 2013 flood event. When: Monday, April 28th 10am-4pm Many of OSMP’s trails were heavily impacted by the September 2013 flood event. Thirty volunteers are needed for this trail project. Restoration of this flood damaged trail will

More Muddy Trail Closures March 7

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

OSMP is hiring for Trail Crew positions

The City of Boulder, Colorado Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) is seeking applications for seasonal Trails Crew Lead and Trails Crew Member positions for the 2014 field season.

OSMP provides a great opportunity to work on an extensive mountain and plains trail system for people seeking a challenging and engaging trail crew work opportunity.

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

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

Marshall Valley Trail closure over the weekend

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

City to host open house on open space recovery progress

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

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 that will allow trail users to cross SH 93 without

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.  [box type=”note” size=”large” icon=”none”]The Runner: Rich Castro The Trails: Switzerland Trail The Beer: Twisted

TAB – Missing Link: Teller Farm to Dry Creek

  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