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05/04/2016 01:59 PM

Chapman Drive will be closed for several months for major trail reconstruction

Starting as early as Monday, May 9, the entire length of Chapman Drive from Boulder Canyon to Flagstaff Drive will be closed to allow the City of Boulder's Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department to repair the trail. OSMP also will close the Tenderfoot Trail, which connects to Chapman Drive, to help protect visitors during the rebuilding of the historic path. OSMP anticipates re-...

09/14/2015 08:10 AM

BMA Supports U.S. Forest Service Proposed Expansion of Designated Recreational Trails

05/01/2015 08:49 PM

There are big changes afoot in the North Boulder Trail systems between Boulder and Lyons.

BMA is working with Open Boulder, the CIty and County to make sure that mountain bikers needs are heard.

Read more and take action now

03/09/2015 12:57 PM

The Flatirons Vista South Trail will be temporarily closed to make improvements to the Flatirons Vista Reservoir beginning Mon. March 9. The trail will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Friday, March 13. Weather conditions may extend the temporary trail closure past the Friday, March 13, reopening date. Flatirons Vista North and Prairie Vista will remain open

02/17/2015 03:52 PM


The City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks Department is undergoing major changes.  With the retirement of the OSMP Director and OSMP's management team gone, Interim Director Tracy Winfree has taken the bull by the horns and is moving on the significant number of promises made by the outgoing Director.  It seems the logjam of progress has broken through and we have plenty to keep tabs on in 2015.

12/11/2014 08:14 PM

At the Tuesday night meeting of the Open Space Board of Trustees (OSBT), a vote of 4-1 approved opening a link between Neva Rd and 36, over the hill to almost Left Hand Canyon Drive which provides an important trail link between Boulder and Heil.

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12/18/2014 10:44 AM

Runners, cyclists and hikers in Boulder County will soon have new trails to look forward to exploring.

The Colorado Department of Transportation recently approved a $4.4 million grant for the county to extend the Boulder Creek Path, connecting it to the Betasso Link trailheads.

12/18/2014 10:40 AM

The Boulder Mountainbike Alliance, Boulder County's advocate for improving the trail experience for all trail users in Boulder County, had a busy trail building and maintenance season in 2014. Lending our hand primarily to help rebuild our trails after the 2013 flood, we organized and led 19 trail projects involving 344 volunteers, contributing 1,766 hours of trail work. This equates to a roughly $35,000 donation to the City of Boulder, Boulder County, US Forest Service, and Town of Erie.

08/25/2014 02:24 PM

Within the next month or so, CDOT will close the South Boulder Creek Trail where it crosses under Highway 36. CDOT is widening the bridge and does not want people going under the bridge during construction. The widening project may last for a year, though the period of closure may be shorter. CDOT is working with OSMP to identify possible alternative routes, including perhaps going through the CU Buffalo run course (quite far West of the underpass that is being closed).


05/13/2014 08:52 AM

Monday, May 12, 2014
Media Contacts:
Phillip Yates, Open Space and Mountain Parks, 720-564-2051
Sarah Huntley, Media Relations, 303-441-3155

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...