Open Space and Trails

Duck icon Mission Statement

The mission of the Open Space and Trails Department is to acquire open space and create a comprehensive trail system that allows for the enjoyment of the outdoors and promotes a healthy environment for people, nature, and community. 

Wildlife Masters are Here to Help!

Spring is nearly upon us-- and so is wildlife! Broomfield Wildlife Masters are here to help people coexist with wildlife through non-lethal techniques to keep you and your property safe from all manner of critters, such as squirrels, rabbits, woodpeckers, raccoons, and more! For all questions wildlife, give these expert volunteers a call on their helpline at 303.464.5554 and a Wildlife Master will return your call with FREE advice within 24 hours. Click here for more...

TRAIL CLOSURE at Carolyn Holmberg Preserve

A section of the Cradleboard/Rock Creek Trail, heading south from Stearns Lake at Carolyn Holmberg Preserve at Rock Creek Farms, is closed as of 11-14-19 due to sensitive nesting raptors in the area. Please use the trail detour along S. 104th Street. Click here for a map of the closure and detour route. Please note that this property is owned and managed by Boulder County Parks and Open Space, whose website can be referenced for further information.

What's In a Name?

There are many parks, fields, and open space areas in Broomfield that bear the name of people who live, or have lived in Broomfield. Check out this list to see who these people are.

Suggestions for Open Space and Trails

The Open Space and Trails staff and Advisory Committee would like your comments on open space needs and strategies as well as any trail connects that are needed in the city. Please email your comments to Open Space and Trails.