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.
The Standley Lake Monster is Coming to Metzger Farm
Eggs can be found along Metzger trails from June 16-20. Read more...
Trail Closure at The Field Open Space
Due to increased wildlife activity at The Field Open Space, the concrete trail west of Ellie's Pond has been temporarily closed. Trail access will remain available along paths to the south and east of the pond. Have fun, and as always, please remember to keep dogs on leash while recreating in Broomfield's Open Spaces! View a map of the closure here.
Rocky Mountain Greenway
The City and County of Broomfield participated in a federal trail grant to construct the next phase of the Rocky Mountain Greenway. Please take this opportunity to comment on the proposed trail project. Click here for the project site.
Broomfield 100 Summer Challenge
The 2018 Broomfield 100 kicked off at the Broomfield Trail Adventure on June 2, a local celebration of National Trails Day. Complete the challenge and earn your prize at Broomfield Days on September 15 by earning 100 points in the Outdoor Passport. Explore the wonders of the great outdoors with your family, have fun, win prizes, and be healthy at the same time! Read more...
The Field Open Space
Each year, the Broomfield Open Space and Trails and the Broomfield Open Space Foundation sponsor a spring and fall open space speakers series. In April, the presentation, "Keep the Field in Broomfield" showcased the efforts of local residents to preserve the Field Open Space, Broomfield's first purchase of open space. In this video, the panel of residents
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 BroomfieldElectric-assisted bikes (e-bikes) are currently allowed on Broomfield trails, as long as they meet the definition as established for e-bikes. Read more...
Open Space Speaker Series
Learn more about local wildlife, trends, and opportunities to increase your enjoyment of open space! Speakers for the Fall will be released shortly through B-REx.com. This event is sponsored by Broomfield Open Space Foundation and the City and County of Broomfield Open Space and Trails Department. See video of April's "Keep The Field in Broomfield" presentation featured in the Spring Speakers Series.
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
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-