Eagle County’s Open Space program has made amazing strides. Have you ever been to unspoiled swaths of land like Red Dirt Creek along the Colorado River? You can thank the Eagle County Open Space program, funded through the wisdom of County voters in 2002. Have you trekked the trails on the Homestead L in Edwards or on Glassier Ranch in the Roaring Fork Valley? That’s right; they’re among the many open spaces set aside through this same program. The list goes on:
Highlights of Eagle County’s Open Space Program:
Eagle County’s Open Space program is a success. Wildlife advocates celebrate its protection of ranches as critical to wildlife. River enthusiasts are using Eagle County Open Space boat ramps in record numbers. Kids and families are walking, hiking and exploring neighborhood open-space parcels. And hunters, backpackers, equestrians and off-highway vehicle users are crossing into open lands beyond our properties through pass-through accesses the program has created.
Click here to learn more about the county’s Open Space program and its parcels.