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. City of Lafayette receives 2023 Award for Excellence in Environmental Education

    The City of Lafayette is honored by the Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education for its exceptional environmental education efforts. Read on...
  2. The Great Bark Dog Park named a best dog park

    Lafayette's Great Bark Dog Park has proudly been honored as a runner-up for the Best Dog Park in the Denver metro region Read on...
  3. Trail underpass closure at 120th and Coal Creek

    The trail underpass at 120th St. and Coal Creek is closed until further notice for bridge repairs Read on...
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