City of Boulder

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Upcoming Activities   Calendar

 Register Discover your Inner Artist through Photography
  Thursday, October 29, 2020 |   10:00 AM |  Registration Required

Allow your inner artist to come out with a morning photographing along South Boulder Creek. We will talk a lot about the aesthetic aspects of taking a photograph, the psychology and physiology of vision, the philosophy of photography, and various ...

 Sign Up Homestead History Hike
  Friday, October 30, 2020 |   09:00 AM

Join naturalist Debbie Cushman for an adventure back in time and discover the history of the homesteads and their dwellers in the South Boulder foothills area in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. We will explore the remains of some propertie...

 Register KIDS: Going on a Bear Hunt! - For Naturalists 9+
  Friday, November 13, 2020 |   04:00 PM |  Registration Required

Join OSMP naturalists on a quest to see a black bear! (We are not really hunting them...just seeking a glimpse of one.) While there are no guarantees, we will do our best to locate bear activity on our hike. Plan on a moderate 2 to 2.5 mile hike m...

 Sign Up Homestead History Hike
  Sunday, November 15, 2020 |   10:00 AM

Join naturalist Debbie Cushman for an adventure back in time to discover the history of 19th/20th century homesteads in the South Boulder foothills areas. We will explore their remains while hearing tales of old along our journey. Come hear the st...

 Sign Up Chautauqua History Hike
  Friday, November 20, 2020 |   11:00 AM

Join naturalist Debbie Cushman to explore Chautauqua's rich history and beauty. We will hike up to Wood's Quarry, passing the location that almost housed a luxury hotel on Enchanted Mesa and head back down past an old ski jump near the site of the...