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Open Space and Trails

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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.

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Urban Prairies Project Seeks Restoration Master Volunteers       

Are you interested in restoring open spaces and engaging the public in environmental stewardship? The Urban Prairies Project is recruiting volunteers for an exciting collaboration that will work toward restoring local open spaces in Westminster and Broomfield. The Urban Prairie Project wants interested parties to become Restoration Master Volunteers! 
The first round of training is wrapping up, and the summer session starts on June 26. View the training schedule and more information.

Please consider volunteering. Email Amy Yarger at the Butterfly Pavilion or call her at 720.974.1874 for more information.

So Many Rabbits!

Residents can modify their landscaping or try repellents to control rabbits in their yards. Read more...

Burrowing owl 

Ellie's Pond Drainage Maintenance at The Field Open Space

The City and County of Broomfield is working with the Urban Drainage and Flood Control District to perform periodic maintenance at Ellie's Pond to maintain the flood control function of the facility. Read more...

Why is that area named that?

There are several streets, parks, and open space areas that have been named for people who live or lived in Broomfield. Check out this list to find out who some of these folks 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.

Trails Map Available

Trails Map

The updated Broomfield Trails Map is now available! Call 303.464.5803 to request that a new map be mailed to you or email Open Space.

Other map information...


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!