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Historic and Natural Resources

Congratulations, Douglas County, Colorado – You are second healthiest community in America

Smile big if you live in Douglas County, Colorado!  Your community has been ranked second nationwide as the healthiest community in America, according to the 2020 Healthiest Communities rankings by U.S. News and World Report, released in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation. Los Alamos, New Mexico ranked No. 1. Colorado performed exceptionally well in the… Read On

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