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Good News At Heil Valley Ranch

Two More Trails Are now open at Heil Valley Ranch after the CalWood Fire. The north side of Wild Turkey Trail and the Ponderosa Loop are open; the Picture Rock Trail re-opened on Friday, Dec. 4.  This area is open … Continue reading

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Most Boulder County Parks & Open Space Back Open After Fires

BOULDER COUNTY, CO — Most Boulder County Open Space closures have been lifted, parks officials said. The parkland is reopening “due to the decreased fire danger and current weather conditions,” Boulder County Parks and Open Space said in a news … Continue reading

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National Forest Closures due to the fires

Here is an article from Colorado Public Radio about our local National Forest closures.

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Boulder County properties closed due to the fires

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A New Way to Support the Trail Around Boulder (TAB)

BATCO is pleased to announce a cool new way to enjoy the trails west of Boulder and support the Trail Around Boulder at the same time.  This is a joint project with Jon “Cowboy” Eisen, who is challenging trail runners … Continue reading

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The Time is Nigh for the UPRR / RTD Rail Regional Trail !

Ta Da!!!  It’s been a long time coming, but with your help we may soon have an amazing new trail extending more than 9 miles between Boulder and Erie! BATCO identified this trail alignment waaaay back in 1996 and we … Continue reading

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Recreation in the Time of COVID-19

PROTECT PEOPLE, STAY HOME. IN ANY CASE, PRACTICE SAFE AND RESPONSIBLE RECREATION Our shared open space and parks make Boulder, Boulder. However, during this extraordinary time, please remain at home as much as possible and avoid visiting crowded open space … Continue reading

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Vote to Make the Boulder City Council Trail-Friendly!

Every trail, every management plan, all the funding to do maintenance or buy parcels to allow for a regional trail – all of these things come down to votes made by people we elect. So, it’s very important to elect … Continue reading

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A couple of scenes from the Grindstone Quarry Trail Opening, Heil Valley Ranch, Oct 9, 2019

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Heil Valley Ranch Corral Trailhead and new trails grand opening celebration

Boulder County, Colo. – Boulder County Board of Commissioners and Parks & Open Space staff will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Heil Valley Ranch, located northwest of Boulder. Staff will be celebrating the completion of the Corral trailhead and connected trails, … Continue reading

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