Open Space

Lafayette Open Spaces are home to hundreds of plant and wildlife species and offer over 20 miles of trails for you to enjoy. With 1,640 acres of designated properties, there is opportunity for all to experience the splendor of the Front Range right outside your backdoor. 

Learn more about the wonders of Coal Creek, stories behind historic barns, or the myriad of birds in Open Space at one of our educational programs, hosted year-round. 

  1. Waneka Lake Boathouse open for the season

    Favorable local and regional conditions have allowed for the allocation and distribution of water resources necessary to enable boathouse operations Read on...
  2. Personal protection against West Nile virus

    Stay ahead of West Nile virus and limit mosquito breeding on your property by implementing these effective personal protection strategies Read on...
  3. The City of Lafayette Initiates Major Water Conservation Efforts at Seven Facilities

    Water-wise transformations will take place at seven City facilities, starting with xeric landscapes and a demonstration garden for sustainable practices. Read on...
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