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DC Outdoors

Historic Sandstone Ranch now open to hiking, bicycling and horseback riding

The wait is over.  The 2,038-acre Sandstone Ranch, one of the largest and most historic properties in Colorado, is now open for public access. Hikers, cyclists, and those on horseback will experience spectacular views, expansive hay meadows, red rock formations and wildlife habitat from the 12-mile trail located in the eastern portion of Sandstone Ranch,… Read On

Historic 1,500-acre Ditmars Ranch protected in Douglas County

One of Douglas County’s most historic ranches is now protected with a conservation easement made possible by County taxpayers, County Commissioners, The Conservation Fund, Douglas Land Conservancy (DLC), and the owner of Ditmars Ranch. The purchase of Ditmars Ranch conservation easement was jointly funded by The Conservation Fund ($1 million) and Douglas County ($1 million)…. Read On

East/West Regional Trail through Lone Tree now connects RidgeGate to Highlands Ranch

It’s now even easier for hikers, runners, cyclists and equestrians to enjoy the County’s spectacular views and natural settings with the opening of a milestone portion of the East/West Regional Trail (EWRT). The recently completed 2.5-mile segment runs from a trailhead, conveniently located near RidgeGate Parkway and I-25, at Schweiger Ranch to the Cabela’s Drive… Read On