Community Land Connection Series Hike – August 26 8:30-10:30
Community Land Connection Series: Horn Ranch Historical Hike
Join Eagle County Historical Society and Eagle County Open Space for a guided hike of the historic stone quarry on private land at Horn Ranch from 8:30-10:30am, Saturday, August 26.
The quarry at Horn Ranch produced stones for Denver’s Brown Palace Hotel, Aspen’s Hotel Jerome and Pueblo’s Opera House in the late 1800s. Participants will learn about a unique part of Eagle County history and enjoy views of Red Canyon. Horn Ranch Open Space is protected forever through a partnership between Eagle County Open Space and Eagle Valley Land Trust.
When: The hike will be Saturday, August 26, 8:30-10:30am
Where: Horn Ranch conservation easement. Please meet at the Horn Ranch parking lot at 8:15 to sign waivers.
Directions: Horn Ranch Open Space is located on the North side of Highway 6 between Wolcott and Eagle.
Look for the wooden sign and gravel parking area.
Bring: We will be hiking in variable conditions. Those interested should come prepared to spend two hours outside with sun protection, water, proper layers for Colorado weather and sturdy waterproof shoes.
Weather: This hike is weather-dependent, please check EVLT’s Facebook page on the day of the hike for information on updates or cancellations in case of inclement weather.
This hike is free and open to the public but space is limited. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (970) 748-7654 for more information and to reserve your spot. Although we love dogs, not everyone else does, especially wildlife. Please leave your furry friends at home.