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07/22/2013 10:23 AM

Beginning July 22, 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 mixing with highway traffic. All trails in the area will remain open for use, but may offer only an out and back experience during the closure. There will be extensive construction activity in the area of the underpass and the department asks that all...

07/16/2013 11:56 AM

Today, Boulder County Parks and Open Space (BCPOS) released the final draft of the Walker Ranch Management Plan. This is the plan draft to which the county commissioners will respond at their July 30th meeting.

07/22/2013 10:36 AM

Portions of the South Boulder Creek - Bobolink Trail will be closed on weekdays during working hours from July 15 to August 2 for tree removal work. The part of the trail that may be closed is between the trailhead and the second junction where the natural surface trail meets the paved surface just north of the bridge connecting to the East Boulder Rec Center. The paved pathway will remain open when the natural surface section is closed. The closure is to ensure visitor safety while the tree...

06/26/2013 02:25 PM

The Brainard Lake Road is open. Interagency passes are accepted for entry. Mitchell and Long Lake Trailhead parking areas remain closed due to adverse trail conditions. Pawnee Campground will open at 8 am Friday June 28.

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06/17/2013 09:17 AM


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06/17/2013 09:19 AM


News from USFS Boulder Ranger District.

05/07/2013 03:54 PM

The Boulder Mountainbike Alliance supports the Regional Mountain Trails initiative, an unprecedented partnership between the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Boulder County, city of Boulder and city of Longmont to connect existing recreation areas in Western Boulder County.

05/07/2013 08:03 AM

Flatirons Vista Trailhead will be closed for maintenance on Tuesday, May 7. Visitors can use Greenbelt Plateau Trailhead as an alternative. The trailhead will be closed at 6 a.m. and should be open for use by 4 p.m.

05/07/2013 08:01 AM

Greenbelt Plateau Trailhead will be closed for maintenance on Monday, May 6. Visitors can use Flatirons Vista Trailhead as an alternative. The trailhead will be closed at 6 a.m. and should be open for use early in the afternoon.

05/03/2013 09:39 AM

Boulder County is developing a Walker Ranch Management Plan that describes how Walker Ranch will be managed going forward - including recreation, historic preservation, agricultural preservation, etc.

The Walker Ranch Management Plan progress was held up in January because Boulder County Commissioners instructed Boulder County Parks and Open Space staff to figure out how to connect Eldorado Canyon State Park to Walker Ranch before coming out with the plan moving on.