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Land Through The Lens Photo Submissions

Submissions for the 2019 Land Through The Lens photography exhibit will be accepted until June 19.

Schoolhouse Loop & Corral Trailhead Now Open at Heil Valley Ranch

The Corral Trailhead provides 19 parking spots and one ADA spot. The Schoolhouse Loop is a 0.9 mile multi-use trail.

E-bikes on Open Space

E-bikes are allowed on certain regional and open space trails in the plains as part of a pilot period. E-bikes are prohibited on all non-designated trails.

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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