Event Information:

  • Broomfield Open Space Foundation

    raptors1_t220The Broomfield Open Space Foundation is dedicated to serving our community by providing a valuable service by maintaining and preserving our Open Space & Trails assets. Our members enjoy all the perks of our organization by routinely working inside our communities open lands cleaning up, planting trees and other activities. Our organization is grass roots based and our membership is growing at a steady pace. With this growth, we have been able to accomplish more, and have a larger impact upon our community Open Space assets. We welcome you with open arms. Please inquire today about how you can become a part of our growing membership and help preserve our nature's amazing splendor.

    AREAS OF INTEREST

    Conservation and restoration of native habitats for wildlife

    Broomfield is a better place when we set aside land for wildlife. BOSF works for more land set aside and higher ecological quality of the habitat.

    Open Space Acquisition

    We purchase land to set aside as Open Space.

    Interpretive Signage regarding wildlife in Broomfield

    NEW MOUNTAIN PEAK MARKER: Broomfield outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a new view finder nestled on the patio under security cameras of the brick building near the water towers where Kohl St. turns into 136th Avenue. The peak identifier names a swath of 50 mountains and canyons, including some mountains of the Continental Divide and Indian Peaks Wilderness Area and other familiar Front Range gems. From Rosalie Peak standing tall at 13,575 feet in the Mt. Evans Wilderness Area all the way north to stunning 11,260 foot Signal Mountain.

    Trail Construction and Maintenance

    The Broomfield Trail will stretch a total of 22 miles once all sections are completed. It will extend from the Great Western Open Space in the southwest corner of Broomfield just east of Indiana Street to northeast of Weld County Road 6 and Interstate 25. The trail is intended to be a multi-modal trail for bicyclists and pedestrians. The trail design standard is a 10-foot-wide concrete trail with a three-foot crusher fines shoulder on one side. To date, 8.65 miles of the Broomfield Trail are built.

    Nature Program assistance with a speaker series, educational material storage space

    Nature Center/ Program Pavilion @ Broomfield County Commons


    Location: 13200 Sheridan Blvd. Broomfield, CO 80020

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    Amenities: Dog Park, Field, Off Street Parking, Picnic Tables, Playground, Shelter with Restroom, and Soccer Field

    Wildlife overlook viewing decks w/ Wildlife Interpretive Signs

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    Native grass restoration

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    Open Space amenities like benches, kiosks and trailhead parking areas

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    Endowment for local high school, college, or graduate student interns to assist the City of Broomfield Open Space & Trails Department in projects and research

    Funding transportation for students to enjoy field trips and experience Open Space

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    High School Scholarship program for Broomfield Student

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    Information Kiosk at Trail Heads