Record numbers of people recreating around Boulder County has lead to an increased number of search and rescue calls.

Please help our search and rescue teams, most of which are volunteers, by doing some homework before you head to the great outdoors.

Boulder County Sheriff's Office

If you need assistance or if you get lost, first try to call 911, but if there is not enough cell coverage, try texting 911. If you are on a trail or road, stay on the trail or road, that will help search and rescuers find you, according to the Boulder County Sheriff's Office.

Boulder County search and rescues are free, with the exception of use of an ambulance.

5 Great Outdoors Survival Tips From Boulder County Sheriffs


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