Parks & Open Space

Parks & Open Space

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Cropland Policy Updates

The 2021 Cropland Policy updates are available for public comment. Staff presented the policy update recommendations at a joint public hearing with the Board of County Commissioners and the Parks & Open Space Advisory Committee on Oct. 19.

Mayhoffer Farm Draft Management Plan

A draft management plan has been developed for the Mayhoffer Farm Open Space property located between Lafayette and Louisville. Public comments are being accepted.

Elk Management at Ron Stewart Preserve

Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain will be closed Monday through Wednesday from Sept. 20 through Jan. 30 (except for certain holidays) for elk management through limited hunting. If hunting activities end early or are not scheduled, the park will be open.

Heil Valley Ranch Cal-Wood Fire Recovery

Recovery work is underway at Heil Valley Ranch from the devastating Cal-Wood Fire. The south side of the park is closed until the area can be restored to safe conditions.

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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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Office Location
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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