Broomfield Trail Adventure

2020 Broomfield Trail Adventure

Saturday, June 6   |   8-10 a.m.   |   Prospect Ridge Academy   |   2555 Preble Creek Parkway

Celebrate National Trails Day by hiking or biking in Broomfield at Prospect Ridge Academy on Saturday, June 6 from 8 to 10 a.m.! This annual event features a new trail section each year and is great for all ages and ability levels. View scenic mountain vistas, peaceful creeks and ponds, and excellent wildlife viewing opportunities through Anthem Highlands on a 1.5-mile family loop, 3-mile hiking loop, or 7.5-mile biking loop. 

The BioBlitz will be returning this year: join us on iNaturalist to find as many animal and plants as you can! Binoculars, magnifying glasses, and other equipment will be free to borrow.

Parking will be available at the athletic field lots northeast of Prospect Ridge Academy (2555 Preble Creek Parkway). Please bring close-toed shoes, weather appropriate clothing, water, and sunscreen!

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 2019 Broomfield Trail Adventure

Over 300 participants and volunteers came out to celebrate National Trails Day at the 2019 Broomfield Trail Adventure on Saturday, June 1 at Flatiron Station. Hikers viewed scenic mountain vistas, peaceful Rock Creek, and excellent wildlife viewing opportunities on this 1.3 mile walking loop. Bikers experienced the US-36 bikeway by journeying down to Arista and back on the 6-mile biking loop. This was also the first year to add the Broomfield BioBlitz on iNaturalist, where participants learned about our local flora and fauna in this friendly competition to find as many species as possible!

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In celebration of National Trails Day on June 2, 2018, nearly 500 Broomfield residents came out to hike, bike, and explore Broomfield’s trails on this beautiful day! This years’ event featured Legacy Park, Quail Creek, and McKay Lake via a biking loop (6 miles), a hiking loop (3 miles), and a shorter family hiking loop (1 mile). 

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2017 Broomfield Trail Adventure

The 16th annual Broomfield Trail Adventure was held on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Holy Family High School. Over 400 people gathered to celebrate hiking, biking and being outdoors! The walking loop (3 miles) showcased a brand new section of the Broomfield Trail. The biking loop (6 miles) took participants up to the beautiful Siena Reservoir. Check out the maps of the routes.
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2016 Broomfield Trail Adventure  

The 15th annual Broomfield Trail Adventure was held on Saturday, June 4, 2016. It was a picture-perfect summer morning for the event, hosted at East Park, in the Interlocken area (280 Interlocken Blvd.). Approximately 400 people participated.

As always, the event took place on National Trails Day and was one of many events celebrated across the country to celebrate trails and the outdoors. The event included a scenic walking loop (2.5 miles) and a biking route on the newly opened US 36 Bikeway Trail, as well as a short loop around the East Park area for children and families. Check out maps of the routes.

Broomfield Trail Adventure 2015

National Trails Day was celebrated at the Broomfield Trail Adventure on the cool but sunny morning of June 6. The event was hosted at Legacy Park, just to the west of Legacy High School's parking lot. Trail routes followed the Lake Link Trail past Plaster Reservoir and along the Quail Creek area.

Take a look at some photos from the event.