Open Space Parks & Lands

About Open Space Parks & Lands

Clear Creek County manages over 4,892 acres of open space lands. These efforts help to accomplish the Mission of the Clear Creek County Open Space Commission to "preserve and maintain the county’s unique character and natural environment" . For more information about the Open Space Commission, please click here.


In November 1999, the voters of Clear Creek County, Colorado, approved the establishment of a County Open Space Program to be administered by the Clear Creek County Open Space Commission. The voters also approved a 1 mill tax levy and a bond authority for $1.5 million to be used for the acquisition and management of open space lands within the county jurisdiction.

Rules and Regulations for Open Space Use

The general rules for open space lands are available here, as well as other information about recreational uses within the County:

Certain open space lands are also subject to additional rules and regulations:

For information about Clear Creek County trails, click here.

Open Space Plans and Other Documents

Open Space Plans

Open Space Maps

Open Space and Recreation Reports