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Vintage Baseball Game on Sunday, Sept. 26

Join friends and family for some fresh air and an old-fashioned vintage baseball game in the picturesque setting of the historical Walker Ranch Homestead. This event is free and fun for all ages.

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.

Images Magazine Fall Issue

The fall issue of Images magazine is now available. The issue includes articles about Cal-Wood Fire volunteer opportunities, cheatgrass management, the Billings Open Space Cultural Resource Survey project, the downy woodpecker, and the history of Veterans Day.

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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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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