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Buckingham Picnic Area

Buckingham Picnic Area

LOCATION

Buckingham Park is located at the intersection of Left Hand Canyon Drive and Old Stage Road, north of Boulder and west of Hwy. 36.

From Boulder, go west on Lee Hill Road, to Old Stage and the junction of Lefthand Canyon Drive.  

Please check for Trail & Area Closures.

Or view the interactive trail map (includes trail closures) and the interactive wildlife closures map

You are responsible for knowing and complying with all closures and OSMP rules & regulations.

PARKING

A small parking lot exists adjacent to the main picnic area. The individual picnic areas along Lefthand Canyon Drive have vehicle pullouts.

TRAILS

View Buckingham Park Trail Map pdf

Buckingham Park picnic area has short trails that lead to picnic tables and access to Lefthand Creek.

ACCESSIBILITY

This area is identified as being popular with people using wheelchairs. See the Accessible Trails Page for details.

PICNIC FACILITIES

Buckingham Park offers several creek-side picnic tables with grills. Four more secluded picnic areas are located west along Lefthand Canyon Drive.

DOGS

Buckingham Park Dog Regulations Map

Learn about bringing your dog to OSMP. Dogs on leash only. Dog excrement removal is required by law.

RESTROOMS

Vault-style latrines at the main picnic area.

HISTORIC INFO

Buckingham Park was donated by deed to the City of Boulder by local banker C.G. Buckingham in 1929, to be used specifically for public recreation.  It is a series of old mining claims running along Lefthand Creek.

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