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Boulder Area Trails App

The Boulder Area Trails app provides access to trail information in and around Boulder County. The app includes 295 trailheads and 1,440 miles of trail from 12 different agencies.

Land Conservation Awards

Nominations are sought for those that have made outstanding contributions to the conservation, preservation, and protection of land-based environmental resources. Nominations are due Friday, Jan. 31.

Artist-in-Residence Program

Applications are being accepted for the 2020 Artist-in-Residence program. The program is a chance for artists to pursue their work in the inspiring landscape and history of Caribou Ranch. Applications are due Saturday, Feb. 1.

Anne U. White Trail Now Open

Construction of the expanded trailhead is complete and the Anne U. White Trail is now open.

Oil & Gas Development on Open Space

Boulder County is committed to protecting our open space from oil and gas development to the greatest extent possible.

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Parks & Open Space Mission

To conserve natural, cultural, and agricultural resources and provide public uses that reflect sound resource management and community values.

Parks & Open Space Goals

  1. To preserve rural lands and buffers.
  2. To preserve and restore natural resources for the benefit of the environment and the public.
  3. To provide public outreach, partnerships, and volunteer opportunities to increase awareness and appreciation of Boulder County’s open space.
  4. To protect, restore, and interpret cultural resources for the education and enjoyment of current and future generations.
  5. To provide quality recreational experiences while protecting open space resources.
  6. To promote and provide for sustainable agriculture in Boulder County for the natural, cultural, and economic values it provides.
  7. To develop human resources potential, employ sustainable and sound business practices, and pursue technological advancements.

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Parks & Open Space

303-678-6200
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5201 St. Vrain Rd.
Longmont, CO 80503
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Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F

Parks are open sunrise to sunset

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