Upcoming Nature Hikes & Programs

Sunrise Yoga: the power of connection

Saturday, August 20, 2022 | 08:00 AM | Flagstaff Sunrise Amphitheater

Join local certified yoga teacher Maddie Tyo for a free Vinyasa Yoga session, where we'll harmonize movement and breath to flow from one pose to the next in one of the best sunrise spots in Boulder. This all-levels class will utilize the power of ...

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Where are the Bears?

Saturday, August 20, 2022 | 08:30 AM | Bear Canyon Trail (Bear Mtn Dr. Access)

Where the food is! This time of year it’s mostly all bears think about as they stay busy putting on enough fat to last through the winter. Hear how bears get ready for their long winter sleep. We’ll look for bear sign and also hear about the physi...

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Recovery and Wellness Series: Conscious Reconnection on the Farm

Saturday, August 20, 2022 | 09:00 AM | Other OSMP Location

A program geared towards those in recovery, join us for a morning at Light Root Community farm - a regenerative, draft-horse powered farm and dairy located on 60 acres of Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) farmland in Boulder, CO. Join OSMP sta...

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Fishin' Fun! (KIDS- All Ages)

Saturday, August 20, 2022 | 09:30 AM | Sawhill Ponds

Kids can enjoy learning to fish with OSMP Recreation Coordinator, Dakota Anderson. This program is best for children who have never been fishing or have limited fishing experience. Equipment and bait will be available, but feel free to bring your ...

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Nature Explorers: Beat the Heat! (KIDS Ages 7+)

Sunday, August 21, 2022 | 09:00 AM | Flagstaff Summit West

Have you ever wondered how animals in nature stay cool during our hot Colorado summers? Join naturalist Kelly up on Flagstaff to discover the amazing ways in which animals beat the heat! Plan on lots of learning, activities and fun for the whole f...

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Meadow Music (KIDS- All Ages)

Sunday, August 21, 2022 | 09:30 AM | Chautauqua Park

Jeff & Paige and OSMP team up for Season 18 of our family concert series beneath Boulder's Flatirons. The program will kick off with a short toddler-friendly hike where we will find our animal and color of the week. The hike is an easy 0.2 mile na...

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StoryTime: Creatures of the Night (KIDS Ages 3-6)

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 | 09:30 AM | Sawhill Ponds

It can be tough finding a good day’s rest! Read a short story and join us for an easy hike while we try to find a good place for nighttime animals to rest. This program is geared towards ages 3-6, but all are welcome. Please dress for the weathe...

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Forest Bathing for Older Adults (age 60+)

Thursday, August 25, 2022 | 10:00 AM | Shanahan Ridge / Lehigh

OSMP invites you to forge a deeper connection to nature to support your wellness and health. Join Naturalist Sarah Hosey for a sensory experience along the Shanahan trail, incorporating some restorative practices of Shinrin-yoku, the Japanese art ...

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Trail Challenge Series - Mallory Cave

Thursday, August 25, 2022 | 05:30 PM | NCAR

Have you experienced all 150 miles of OSMP trails? Immerse yourself in local lands with these OSMP led hikes where we help you design your own trail challenge and keep you motivated. OSMP's Recreation Coordinator, Dakota Anderson, will lead this s...

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Sunrise Yoga: the power of connection

Saturday, August 27, 2022 | 08:00 AM | Flagstaff Sunrise Amphitheater

Join local certified yoga teacher Maddie Tyo for a free Vinyasa Yoga session, where we'll harmonize movement and breath to flow from one pose to the next in one of the best sunrise spots in Boulder. This all-levels class will utilize the power of ...

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A Trail Less Traveled: Social Hike at Joder Ranch West

Saturday, August 27, 2022 | 10:00 AM | Buckingham Park

OSMP is so much more than Chautauqua! Hike with naturalist Ellen Steiner on the west end of the Joder Ranch trail. We’ll do some exploring of a lesser-used trail just off the main trail, visit an old quarry site, and enjoy a fantastic view at the ...

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A Nature Play Date (KIDS- All Ages)

Saturday, August 27, 2022 | 10:00 AM | Enchanted Mesa

Busy schedules? Too much screen time? Join OSMP for a Nature Play Date! Today’s families have less time to connect with nature than past generations. Unlike traditional education programs, Nature Play Dates offer opportunities to relax with your c...

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Plants of the Prairie

Sunday, August 28, 2022 | 08:30 AM | South Boulder Creek

Take an easy/moderate 1.7 mile hike with naturalist Kelly on the Lower Big Bluestem Trail. We will discuss what's in bloom, native gardening tips and a unique prairie grassland habitat on OSMP. No experience with plant identification necessary. Me...

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Roll and Stroll: A Wheelchair/Disability Hike for Families

Sunday, August 28, 2022 | 09:00 AM | Other Off-OSMP Location

Join City of Boulder's Mark Davison and Topher Downham for a stunning hike at Pella Crossing. We will begin at the Pella Crossing Trailhead, 11600 N 75th St, Longmont, CO 80503. At 9 am we will gather for coffee and treats and begin the hike at 9...

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Meadow Music (KIDS- All Ages)

Sunday, August 28, 2022 | 09:30 AM | Chautauqua Park

Jeff & Paige and OSMP team up for Season 18 of our family concert series beneath Boulder's Flatirons. The program will kick off with a short toddler-friendly hike where we will find our animal and color of the week. The hike is an easy 0.2 mile na...

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A Nature Play Date (KIDS- All Ages)

Tuesday, August 30, 2022 | 09:00 AM | Teller Farm South

Busy schedules? Too much screen time? Join OSMP for a Nature Play Date! Today’s families have less time to connect with nature than past generations. Unlike traditional education programs, Nature Play Dates offer opportunities to relax with your c...

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StoryTime: Tiny, Perfect Things (KIDS Ages 3-6)

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 | 09:30 AM | Flagstaff Summit West

Nature is all around us- even a walk in our neighborhood can reveal wonders. Join us for a short story and easy hike looking for “tiny, perfect things”. This program is geared towards ages 3-6, but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather a...

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The Bears of Boulder (for Older Adults age 60+)

Wednesday, September 07, 2022 | 08:30 AM | Bear Canyon Trail (Bear Mtn Dr. Access)

This time of year food is mostly all that bears are thinking about as they stay busy putting on enough fat to last through the winter. Hear all about the Black Bears that live in the Boulder area and how they get ready for their long winter sleep....

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Sunrise Yoga: the power of connection

Saturday, September 17, 2022 | 08:00 AM | Flagstaff Sunrise Amphitheater

Join local certified yoga teacher Maddie Tyo for a free Vinyasa Yoga session, where we'll harmonize movement and breath to flow from one pose to the next in one of the best sunrise spots in Boulder. This all-levels class will utilize the power of ...

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Sunrise Yoga: the power of connection

Saturday, October 01, 2022 | 08:00 AM | Flagstaff Sunrise Amphitheater

Join local certified yoga teacher Maddie Tyo for a free Vinyasa Yoga session, where we'll harmonize movement and breath to flow from one pose to the next in one of the best sunrise spots in Boulder. This all-levels class will utilize the power of ...

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Sunrise Yoga: the power of connection

Saturday, October 15, 2022 | 08:00 AM | Flagstaff Sunrise Amphitheater

Join local certified yoga teacher Maddie Tyo for a free Vinyasa Yoga session, where we'll harmonize movement and breath to flow from one pose to the next in one of the best sunrise spots in Boulder. This all-levels class will utilize the power of ...

Sign Up for Sunrise Yoga: the power of connection