Behind the hogback, south of Roxborough State Park, this open space protects a variety of wildlife habitats. Nelson Ranch is accessible from the Sharptail Open Space and Trail at Roxborough Park Road.
Size: 695 acres
Hours: One hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset
- hiking and horseback riding
- Mountain biking is accessible from the Pike National Forest
- The trail will lead to two loops, totaling about 2.6 miles round trip.
- Ringtail Trail branches off to the southwest from the Swallowtail trail