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.

Broomfield Trail Adventure

Celebrate National Trails Day on June 2, 2018 from 8-10 a.m. at Legacy High School by hiking or biking in Broomfield! This annual event features a new trail section each year and is great for all ages and ability levels. This years' event will feature Legacy Park, Quail Creek, and McKay Lake. The Trail Adventure is FREE to attend with no registration required! Read more... 

Broomfield 100 Summer Challenge

The 2018 Broomfield 100 kicks off at the Broomfield Trail Adventure on June 2, which is a local celebration of National Trails Day. Complete the challenge by earning 100 points. Explore the wonders of the great outdoors with your family, have fun, win prizes, and be healthy at the same time! Read more...

Protect Your Pets!

Coyotes and other wildlife hunting for food view pets as prey. It's important to take precautions. Read more...

E-Bikes in Broomfield

Electric-assisted bikes (e-bikes) are currently allowed on Broomfield trails, as long as they meet the definition as established for e-bikes. Read more...

Interested in Birds?

Would you like to join others to learn about wild birds and have fun? Check out the Broomfield Bird Club!


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.

Why is that area named that?

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.

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-an-Open Space site is just one way your energy can help the community!