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A Trail Less Traveled: A Social Hike at White Rocks Trail Profile Photo  Sign Up A Trail Less Traveled: A Social Hike at White Rocks Trail
  Thursday, 09 December 2021 |   11:00 AM | Teller Farm North

Winter is a wonderful time to explore eastern OSMP trails with more sun and typically less ice than the mountain trails. This hike will be an easy, social walk along the North Teller Farm White Rocks Trail. Bring binoculars to search for raptors a...

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Enchanted Winter Family Hike Profile Photo  Sign Up Enchanted Winter Family Hike
  Saturday, 11 December 2021 |   03:00 PM | Enchanted Mesa

Join Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks staff on this family friendly hike to explore the magic of Enchanted Mesa in winter. Immerse yourself in the wintery ponderosa pine forest while playing kid-oriented nature games and learning about the ecos...

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A Caroling Hike with Jeff Profile Photo  Sign Up A Caroling Hike with Jeff
  Saturday, 11 December 2021 |   01:00 PM | Chautauqua Ranger Cottage

Join Kids' Musician Jeff Kagan of "Jeff & Paige" and OSMP staff for a mellow holiday hike and caroling. Expect a moderate stroll through the Chautauqua meadow with a handful of stops along the way singing holiday favorites. Don't know the lyrics b...

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Enchanted Winter Family Hike Profile Photo  Sign Up Enchanted Winter Family Hike
  Sunday, 12 December 2021 |   01:00 PM | Enchanted Mesa

Join Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks staff on this family friendly hike to explore the magic of Enchanted Mesa in winter. Immerse yourself in the wintery ponderosa pine forest while playing kid-oriented nature games and learning about the ecos...

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A Caroling Hike with Jeff Profile Photo  Sign Up A Caroling Hike with Jeff
  Friday, 17 December 2021 |   04:00 PM | Bobolink

Join Kids' Musician Jeff Kagan of "Jeff & Paige" and OSMP staff for a mellow holiday hike and caroling. Expect a moderate stroll along a creek with a handful of stops along the way singing holiday favorites. Don't know the lyrics by heart? No prob...

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Full Moon Hike: The Cold Moon Profile Photo  Sign Up Full Moon Hike: The Cold Moon
  Saturday, 18 December 2021 |   04:00 PM | Boulder Valley Ranch

Just days away from the winter equinox, the Cold Moon provides us with the opportunity to extend our exploration on one of the shortest days of the year. Join OSMP’s Recreation Coordinator, Dakota Anderson, as we use the guiding light of the full ...

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Nature for Kids & Families: Magical Deer Profile Photo  Sign Up Nature for Kids & Families: Magical Deer
  Sunday, 19 December 2021 |   01:00 PM | Shanahan Ridge / Lehigh

Follow the deer herd with Debora Martin, volunteer naturalist, and learn more about their winter survival. Behave like deer and prance, stroll and play while exploring their habitat. Meet at the Lehigh Street entrance to Shanahan Ridge (map se...

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A Caroling Hike with Jeff Profile Photo  Sign Up A Caroling Hike with Jeff
  Wednesday, 22 December 2021 |   10:00 AM | Bobolink

Join Kids' Musician Jeff Kagan of "Jeff & Paige" and OSMP staff for a mellow holiday hike and caroling. Expect a moderate stroll along a creek with a handful of stops along the way singing holiday favorites. Don't know the lyrics by heart? No prob...

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Your Place in the Universe: Crescent Venus (Self-Guided) Profile Photo  Sign Up Your Place in the Universe: Crescent Venus (Self-Guided)
  Wednesday, 29 December 2021 |   04:45 PM

Time: Shortly after sunset Location: East Boulder or any place with a great view of the night sky. Optional Materials: A sky chart or a smartphone with your favorite night sky or star app downloaded to help you identify stars and planets a...

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