Open Space and Trails
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.
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.
Fall Open Space Speaker Series
Show your support for Broomfield Open Space and learn more about trends, local wildlife, and opportunities to increase your enjoyment of open space on Wednesday evenings at the Broomfield Library (3 Community Park Rd). This season of speakers will feature arctic birding, mountain lions in the front range, and geo-sapiens. For the full schedule and more information click here.
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...
Wildlife Masters are Here to Help!
NEW Open Space, Parks and Trails Web MapDiscover site amenities, trail connections, videos and more in this desktop and mobile-friendly application. Search for key open space and park sites, trails, and features like fishing spots, public art, and picnic pavilions. Or explore areas near you using the "my location" feature. More open spaces, parks, and trails are being added all the time! Have suggestions? Fill out the feedback form to help us continue improving this service by clicking on the ? icon at the top right of the screen on the map. Visit Broomfield.org/OSPT to start exploring Broomfield's outdoor wonders!
Updated Trails Map
The Broomfield Trails Map was updated in late 2016 to include the latest trail connections. Click on the map image to view online, call 303.464.5803 to request a hard copy be sent to you, or email Open Space.
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Open Space and Trails Advisory Committee
The Open Space and Trails advisory Committee (OSTAC) is made up of seven citizen members at large (appointed by City Council), one ex officio, non-voting Council member and one ex officio alternate. Read more...
Suggestions for Open Space and Trails
The Open Space and Trails 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.
Would you like to be a volunteer for the open space and trails program for the benefit of the community? Joining an Adopt-a-Trail or Adopt-