Parks & Open Space

Parks & Open Space


The Soil Revolution Conference

Join us for the fourth annual Soil Revolution Conference on Dec. 19. Topics will cover on-the-ground solutions from producers spanning a variety of climate and soil conditions across the county.

Small Grants Program

Parks & Open Space is offering small grants for research and biological inventories. These research projects and inventories provide valuable data to monitor management practices, improve resources, and park visitor experiences. Grants will be awarded up to $10,000. The deadline for proposals is Monday, Jan. 13.

Elk Management at Ron Stewart Preserve

Ron Stewart Preserve is closed most Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays for elk management through limited hunting.

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.


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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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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