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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.

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.  For more information, please call 303.464.5501. For grades: 1st - 6th Grade Class Listing

Family Sunset/Moonlight Walks
Get a different feel for Broomfield's open space as you explore it with a naturalist after dark.  These walks are scheduled to occur either during a full or a new moon.  Please bring a flashlight.  There is no charge for these programs!
Day           Time       Date         Location
Fri 8–9 pm Jun 12 Lac Amora Trail
Fri 8–9 pm Jul 10 Tom Frost Reservoir
Fri 8–9 pm Aug 7 Alexx & Michael’s Pond
Fri 7–8 pm Sep 4 Josh’s Pond

Preschool Morning Nature Walks
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!
Day Time Date Location
Wed 9–10 am Apr 15 Anthem Trailhead
Wed 9–10 am Apr 29 Josh’s Pond
Wed 9–10 am May 13 Metzger Farm
Wed 9–10 am May 27 Tom Frost Reservoir
Wed 9–10 am Jun 10 Plaster Reservoir
Wed 9–10 am Jun 24 Anthem Trailhead
Wed 9–10 am Jul 8 Commons Park Shelter
Wed 9–10 am Jul 22 Alexx & Michael’s Pond
Wed 9–10 am Aug 5 Tom Frost Reservoir
Wed 9–10 am Aug 19 Plaster Reservoir
Wed 9:30–10:30 am Sep 2 Josh’s Pond
Wed 9:30–10:30 am Sep 16 10th Ave Pond
Wed 9:30–10:30 am Sep 30 Alexx & Michael’s Pond
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Pond and Open Space Map

Fishing Derby
Saturday, May 2 
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 303.464.5803. Parent/guardian supervision and pre-registration required. Please park at the Paul Derda Recreation Center and walk down to the Reservoir, if possible.
Age: 6–12 years Location: Tom Frost Reservoir (NW corner of Lowell Blvd and Midway Blvd)
Code Time
67330 8 am
67331 9 am
67332 10 am

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
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