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. 

  1. 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...
  2. 2022 Open Space Annual Report

    Review the annual achievements of Lafayette Open Space. Read on...
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Education & Outreach

People gathered around an educational station on a trail

We offer regular educational programming for all ages throughout the year. Discover the wonders of Coal Creek. the stories behind historic barns, or the myriad of birds in our Open Spaces year round!

Enhance your interaction with Open Space with environmental education programs designed by naturalist Martin Ogle from Entrepreneurial Earth

Contact Martin for more information about upcoming programs.