The South Willow Creek property is 590-acre addition to Roxborough State Park on the southeast side. Colorado State Parks, Great Outdoors Colorado, and Douglas County realized the value of this land and collaborated to place a conservation easement on the property.
South Willow Creek is characterized by mixed grassland and outcroppings of the Dakota Hogback forested with ponderosa pine, Gambel oak, and mountain mahogany shrubland species.
|Land Category:||Preserve/ Wildlife habitat|
|Conservation Tool:||Fee Title – addition to Roxborough State Park|
|Cost:||$500,000 Great Outdoors Colorado, $350,000 Colorado State Parks, $350,000 Douglas County|
|Partners:||Douglas County, The Conservation Fund,|
|Location:||Southeast part of Roxborough State Park; access from Roxborough State Park or Sharptail Trail Open Space trailhead.|