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HELP BATCO AND BCPOS RE-OPEN HEIL VALLEY RANCH

NOW IS THE TIME TO SIGN UP!   October 9, 2021 Boulder County Parks and Open Space has been making some progress cleaning up Heil Valley Ranch after the Calwood Fire.  They had hoped to be able to re-open the south … Continue reading

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Help Boulder County Repair Trails at Heil Valley Ranch – October 9

SAVE THE DATE!   October 9, 2021 Boulder County Parks and Open Space has been making some progress cleaning up Heil Valley Ranch after the Calwood Fire.  They had hoped to be able to re-open the south of the Park this … Continue reading

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Hiking With A GPS? Mountain Rescuers Who Might Have To Find You Say, ‘Get A Map!’

This article is from the program “Here and Now” on NPR on August 17, 2021. You can alleviate your app woes by ordering the BATCO map here. by Robin Young and Camila Beiner If you’re planning to hike this summer, … Continue reading

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Reservation system will open soon for Mount Evans and Brainard Lake

Mount Evans slated to open June 4, Brainard June 11 FORT COLLINS, Colo. (May 25, 2021) – Visitors to Mount Evans and Brainard Lake, two popular locations on the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests, will be required to make reservations through … Continue reading

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Anemone Hill Trail Construction

Trail Closures – updated May 17, 2021 May update: OSMP’s trail construction contractor will be utilizing a helicopter to mobilize materials to the Anemone Hill trail construction project site. Helicopter work will require a public safety closure on the Anemone Hill and … Continue reading

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Bear Canyon Reroute Project

OSMP will begin a trail project to re-route a 1/3-mile section of Bear Canyon Trail the week of May 24, and expected to last through November 2021. Bear Canyon Trail will be closed to public access from 6 am – 5 … Continue reading

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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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