Open Space And Trails Mission Statement
The mission of the Open Space and Trails Division 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.
For information on Open Space, Trails, Meetings, the Wildlife Policy, and the Open Space, Parks, Recreation, and Trails Master Plan, and other open space related topics please visit our web site at www.BroomfieldOpenSpace.com.
Family Sunset/Moonlight Walks
Get a different feel for Broomfield’s open space as you explore it with a naturalist at sunset or after dark. Please bring a flashlight. There is NO CHARGE for these programs!
|Fri||8-9 p.m.||Jun 2||Lac Amora Trail|
|Fri||8-9 p.m.||Jul 7||Tom frost Reservoir|
||Aug 4||Alexx & Michael's Pond|
||7-8 p.m.||Sep 8||Josh's Pond|
||7-8 p.m.||Oct 6||Elli's Pond|
Preschool Morning Nature Walks
Download map here!
These walks are designed especially for preschoolers and their guardians. Take a walk with naturalists through Broomfield’s open space areas. Learn about the animal life and plant life in your own backyard. Explore the area and learn about nature while having fun. There is NO CHARGE for these programs!
|Wed||9-10 a.m.||Apr 12||Anthem Trailhead|
||Apr 26||Josh's Pond|
||May 10||Matzger Farm|
||May 24||Commons Park Shelther|
||Jun 7||Plaster Reservoir|
||Jun 21||Anthem Trailhead|
||Jul 5||Commons Park Shelter|
||Jul 19||Alexx & Michael's Pond|
||Aug 2||Ellie's Pond|
||Aug 16||Plaster Reservoir|
||9-10:30 p.m.||Aug 30||Tom Frost Reservoir|
||Sep 13||Ellie's Pond|
||Sep 27||Alexx & Michale's Pond|
||Oct 11||Josh's Pond|
Friday Kid’s Classes
Friday Kid’s Classes are a fun introduction to the world around us. Learn about the natural world with lots of hands–on activities.
Grade: 1st–6th Grade
Code Fee Day Time Date Location Class
79977 $3 Fri 10–11:30 am Jun 9 BCC Bats
79978 $3 Fri 10–11:30 am Jun 23 BCC Frogs and Toads
79979 $3 Fri 10–11:30 am Jul 7 BCC Snakes
79980 $3 Fri 10–11:30 am Jul 21 BCC Mice, Rats, Rodents
Fishing DerbySaturday, May 6
The Broomfield Open Space Foundation (BOSF) in cooperation with the City and County of Broomfield and Colorado Parks & Wildlife is sponsoring a Free Kids Fishing Derby. A brief introductory fishing clinic, poles and bait will be provided. For more information, call 303.438.5803. Parent/guardian supervision and pre–registration required. Please park at the Metzger Farm Open Space Trailhead and walk to the pond.
Age: 6–12 years Location: Metzger Farm Open Space
(NE corner of Lowell Blvd. & 120th Ave.: 12080 Lowell Blvd.)
79981 8 am
79982 9 am
79983 10 am
Download class information
Pond and Open Space Map
Nature Volunteer Links:
Be a wildlife master volunteer
Be a nature volunteer
Volunteer and train to be a Master Gardener
Adopt a park: 303-464-5876
Volunteer storm drain marker
Broomfield Open Space Web Page