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9 Alerts
June 4, 2020 6:15 AM

REOPEN: Hildebrand Ranch Park Parking Lot

REOPEN: Hildebrand Ranch Park parking lot has reopened. Thank you for your patience. #jeffcotrails

June 2, 2020 9:35 AM

CLOSED: Bonanza Trail at Apex Park closed 6/2 – 6/3

CLOSED: Bonanza Trail at Apex Park closed starting today, 6/2 – 6/3, to finish trail construction. Please use an alternate route for the health and safety of you and our Trails Team. Thanks for your cooperation and understanding!

May 15, 2020 2:10 PM

NOTICE: New camping reservations suspended until further notice

NOTICE: Due to high park visitation, Jeffco Open Space will be suspending all new camping reservations until further notice. The increased visitation has demanded staff resources, as well as campground management taking Park Rangers away from other...

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April 11, 2020 12:52 PM

NOTICE: Rangers and S.O. implementing temporary restrictions at parks that are at capacity

NOTICE: Rangers and Sheriff's Office are implementing temporary restrictions at parks that are at capacity. Please have alternate plans prepared in case of temporary restrictions. Recreate close to home and use discretion.

March 16, 2020 5:11 PM

CLOSED: Due to COVID-19 health concerns, JCOS HQ, Lookout Mtn Nature Center, and Hiwan Museum closed

There is an expanding global outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus, named COVID-19. Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) is preparing for and aggressively managing this outbreak in collaboration with other national, state,...

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February 2, 2020 5:00 PM

CLOSED: Weekday closures at Flying J Ranch Park

CLOSURE: The north half of Flying J Ranch Park will be closed for forest management Monday-Thursday, beginning February 3. The area will re-open Friday-Sunday. Work is anticipated to complete in this area in spring 2020.

January 31, 2020 12:00 PM

Seasonal Wildlife Closures Begin Feb. 1 at Several Parks

Each year Jeffco Open Space uses seasonal wildlife closures at the parks to protect species at sensitive times in their life cycles. This year’s seasonal wildlife closures affect numerous Jeffco Open Space parks and trails.

Centennial Cone Park
Elk...

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December 17, 2019 4:31 PM

CLOSED: Parking lots at the mouth of Clear Creek Canyon Park and Tunnel 1 closed for construction

CLOSED: The parking lot at the mouth of Clear Creek Canyon Park off U.S. Hwy 6, near Hwy 58, and Hwy 93, as well as the parking lot near Tunnel 1 will be closed until spring 2021 (weather dependent) for construction of the next segment of the Peaks to...

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December 3, 2019 5:06 PM

NOTICE: Beginning 1/1/2020, a $12 fee per site, per night, will be applied to all JCOS campsites

Beginning 1/1/2020, a $12 fee per campsite, per night, will be applied to all JCOS campgrounds. Camping permits must be obtained 24 hrs in advance & are only available online. Permits CANNOT be obtained at the park or the Open Space Headquarters.