Muddy Trail Closures effective May 9, 2013 – Marshall Mesa, Greenbelt Plateau, Flatirons Vista and Doudy Draw
All trails in the Marshall Mesa, Greenbelt Plateau, Flatirons Vista and Doudy Draw areas are closed because of extremely muddy conditions. This includes: Greenbelt Plateau, High Plains, Marshall Valley, Marshall Mesa, Community Ditch (East & West), Cowdrey Draw, Mayhoffer-Singletree, Coal Seam, Flatirons Vista North & South, Prairie Vista, Doudy Draw, Spring Brook Loop (North & South), Fowler and Goshawk Ridge Trails. Trails will be reopened when conditions allow.

Greenbelt Plateau and Marshall Mesa Trailheads temporarily closed Sunday, May 19
The Greenbelt Plateau and Marshall Mesa Trailheads will be closed from 8 am to 5 pm on Sunday, May 19 for the Superior Morgul Road Race. The trails in the area will still be open. For information about road closures and a map, please view the pdfSuperior Morgul Closure Notice; more information on the race can be found on the Superior Morgul website.

Before heading out for a run, be sure to check the trail conditions feed on twitter. A growing community using the hashtag #BoCo_Trails, including many OSMP rangers, update it frequently. Feel free to update the feed with your own report and photos as you visit Boulder County’s Open Space and Mountain Parks.

a Very Muddy Dowdy Draw

Muddy Dowdy Draw

Trails least likely to be muddy are south facing or along the open plains where the trails tend to be wider and are more exposed to the sunlight. Local trails that tend to dry out quickly can be found at the Eagle TrailheadMarshall MesaGreenbelt PlateauBobolinkTeller Farm and the Niwot Trail.