Temporary Closures, Advisories and Fire Bans
Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP's) interactive trail map now includes trail closures - an easy option to check before your trip!
Muddy trail closures as of Sun. May 20, 2018
Trails in the Marshall Mesa, Greenbelt Plateau, Flatirons Vista, Doudy Draw and Springbrook areas, and the Left Hand Trail from Boulder Valley Ranch to Neva Rd are closed because of muddy conditions. Marshall Mesa, Greenbelt Plateau and Flatirons Vista Trailheads are closed. Doudy Draw Trailhead remains open to allow vehicle parking for visitors accessing the South Mesa area, but trails leading south out of Doudy Draw Trailhead are closed. OSMP staff will monitor trails and open them when conditions dry out.
|Doudy Draw/Flatirons Vista Trail Closures||Marshall Mesa/Greenbelt Plateau Trail Closures||Left Hand Trail Closure|
|Community Ditch (west of Hwy 93)
Flatirons Vista North
Flatirons Vista South
Springbrook Loop North and South
Community Ditch (east of Hwy 93)
Community Ditch Trail east of Highway 93 temporarily leash-required effective May 17, 2018
Dogs must be on leash on the Community Ditch Trail east of Highway 93 because of coyote activity in the area. This notice will be removed when the leash requirement is lifted.
Boulder Falls Trail remains closed
Starting as early as Monday, Feb. 12, OSMP will begin work to repair Boulder Falls. During this repair project, OSMP will rebuild gabion walls – which are rock baskets used to catch sediment coming off the hillside – and conduct repairs to stabilize the trail. The project also will improve trail tread. Boulder Falls remains closed. Because of equipment needed to conduct these repairs, there will be no parking available at Boulder Falls pull offs along Boulder Canyon.
East-Boulder White Rocks Trail section closed
The bridge on the East Boulder-White Rocks Trail is closed after flooding conditions on the path caused the bridge to become disconnected from its embankment. OSMP advises visitors not to approach the bridge. The East-Boulder White Rocks Trail remains open up to the bridge closure from both directions, but no through trail travel is allowed - see the closure map.
Rock Island 1 in Boulder Canyon closed
Rock Island 1 is closed. The rock fractured and part fell onto the Boulder Canyon Creek path. Sections of the remaining rock have been evaluated as unstable so it is closed until recommended bolting can be completed.
No parking along Highway 170 near Doudy Draw and South Mesa Trailheads
Please remember that parking is not allowed on Highway 170 at any time.