Picnic Shelter on Open Space 

Picnic & Park Shelters

For a small non-refundable fee, reserve park shelters anytime from sunrise to sunset year round. Or enjoy the many shelters that are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


           
Beech shelter

Beech Shelter

Located near the Lefthand Trailhead that is managed by the City of Boulder.
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  • 100 person capacity
    • Seating provided for 50 but we allow up to 100 people to use the shelter for those who bring their own tables and chairs as long as they stay within the footprint of the shelter
  • 6 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Restrooms
  • $35 reservation fee*
Reserve Beech Shelter

 




Betasso Preserve shelter

Betasso Preserve Shelter

Located at Betasso Preserve west of Boulder.

  • 50 person capacity
  • 4 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Restrooms
  • $35 reservation fee*
Reserve Betasso Shelter


Stearns Lake shelter

Carolyn Holmberg Preserve at Rock Creek Farm

Located at the Stearns Lake trailhead at Carolyn Holmberg Preserve at Rock Creek Farm near Broomfield.

  • 25 person capacity
  • 2 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Restrooms
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis



Coalton Trailhead shelter

Coalton Trailhead Shelter

Located at the Coalton Trailhead in Superior.

  • 25 person capacity
  • 2 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Restrooms
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis



Boulder County Fairgrounds shelter

Fairgrounds Shelter

Located at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont.

  • 100 person capacity
  • 12 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Restrooms
  • Reservation fee varies

Contact the Fairgrounds Scheduling Coordinator to reserve.




Hall Ranch shelter

Hall Ranch

Located at Hall Ranch in Lyons.

  • 50 person capacity
  • 4 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Restrooms
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis



Heil shelter

Heil Valley Ranch

Located at the south trailhead of Heil Valley Ranch between Lyons and Boulder.

  • 50 person capacity
  • 6 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Restrooms
  • $35 reservation fee*
Reserve Heil Shelter


Lagerman Reservoir shelter

Lagerman Reservoir Shelter

Located at Lagerman Reservoir in Longmont.

  • 25 person capacity
  • 2 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis



Lefthand Valley Grange shelter

Lefthand Valley Grange

Located along the Niwot Trails in Niwot.

  • 50 person capacity
  • 4 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis



Pella Crossing shelter

Pella Crossing Shelter

Located at Pella Crossing in Longmont.

  • CLOSED DUE TO FLOOD DAMAGE
  • 25 person capacity
  • 2 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Restrooms
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis



Mud Lake shelter

Mud Lake Shelter

Located at Mud Lake in Nederland.

  • 50 person capacity
  • 4 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Restrooms
  • $35 reservation fee*
Reserve Mud Lake Shelter


Rabbit Mountain shelter

Rabbit Mountain Shelter

Located at Rabbit Mountain near Lyons.

  • 30 person capacity
  • 2 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Restrooms
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis



Walden Ponds large shelter

Walden Ponds Large Shelter

Located near Cottonwood Marsh at Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat near Boulder.

  • 50 person capacity
  • 5 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Restrooms
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis



Walden Ponds large shelter

Walden Ponds Small Shelter

Located near Wally Toevs Pond at Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat near Boulder.

  • 10 person capacity
  • 1 picnic table
  • BBQ grill
  • Restrooms
  • Available on a first-come, first-served basis



Walker Ranch shelter

Walker Ranch Shelter

Located at the Meyers Gulch Trailhead at Walker Ranch southwest of Boulder.

  • 50 person capacity
  • 6 picnic tables
  • BBQ grill
  • Restrooms
  • $35 reservation fee*
Reserve Walker Shelter


* Reservation Requirements

  • Must be able to agree and sign the Reservation Agreement
    Agreement will be sent after reservation has been processed.
  • Must agree to follow the Rules and Regulations
  • Refunds will not be given. If a reservation is canceled more than thirty (30) days in advance of the event date, the fee may be credited to an alternative date within the same calendar year.

Contacts

Parks & Open Space
Sukey Williams
303-678-6222
303-678-6178 (fax)
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