This forested, 308-acre property rises from the western side of Nelson Ranch and serves as a connection between open space and the Pike National Forest. Douglas firs, scattered Ponderosa pines and Gambel oaks blanket the steep hillsides. There is a trail connection from the Nelson Ranch, through Pike Hill, to the Pike National Forest.
|Land Category:||Douglas County Open Space|
|Conservation Tool:||Fee simple purchase by Douglas County Open Space|
|Cost:||$920,000 by Douglas County|
|Partners:||Douglas County $501,000, Colorado Division of Wildlife $750,000, Great Outdoors Colorado $449,000, Friends of Roxborough $1,000|
|Location:||North of State Highway 67 at the forest boundary, and west of the Nelson Ranch Open Space. Access will be via the Sharptail Trail, with the trailhead four miles south of Titan Road on Roxborough Park Road, greater than 8 miles in. Another access is planned to connect the property and its trail from the Indian Creek Trailhead and trail in the Pike National Forest, approximately 4-5 miles in.|