Hungry Horse Open Space


Hungry Horse native plantsThis 166-acre parcel is located 4 miles south of Parker along Cherry Creek. The paved Cherry Creek Regional Trail winds through Hungry Horse across a short grass prairie that is home to pronghorn, mule deer, prairie dogs, and various raptors.

Access the Cherry Creek Regional Trail from the North Pinery trailhead on State Highway 83. Picnic tables and port-o-lets are at the trailhead.

Year protected: 200
Acreage: 166
Land Category: Preserve/ Trail Corridor
Conservation Tool: Fee Title
Cost: $425,000 Douglas County, $100,000 Pinery Water & Sanitation District for purchase,  $25,000 Pinery Water & Sanitation District for habitat restoration costs
Partners: Douglas County, The Conservation Fund,
Location: West of State Highway 83, across from the Pinery North development