Open Space Enjoyment and Social Distancing
As you anticipate an enjoyable day on Douglas County Open Space properties, please be aware that some trails, due to the location and terrain, have limited space for remaining socially distant from those other than in your immediate party. Please be aware when you encounter these circumstances, adjust accordingly, and help keep our community safe by adhering to
COVID-19 social distancing requirements.
This forested property rises from the western side of Nelson Ranch and serves as a connection between open space and the Pike National Forest. The Ringtail trail connection runs from the Nelson Ranch, through Pike Hill, to the Pike National Forest.
Size: 308 acres
Hours: One hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset.
- Access is Sharptail Trail, with the trailhead 3.7 miles south of Titan Road on Roxborough Park Road, and then more than 8 miles of trail in. The 7.2-mile Ringtail Trail runs through Pike Hill before connecting to the Indian Creek Trail. Another access connects the property and its trail from the Indian Creek Trailhead and trail in the Pike National Forest, approximately 4-5 miles in.