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.
With its spectacular views, expansive hay meadows, red rock formations, wildlife habitat, historic ranching operation, and 12 miles of trail, Sandstone Ranch is a premier destination in Southern Douglas County. Two major loop and several shorter loop trails are available to accommodate a variety of users. **Please stay on the designated trails.**
- This property is open from one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset.
- Hikers, horseback riders, mountain bikers, cross country skiers, snowshoes, and pets on a leash can use the trail.
- No Motorized Vehicles
- 12 miles of trails
- Benches and picnic tables are placed throughout the trails
Numerous wildlife call Sandstone Ranch home including elk, bears, mountain lion, and many other species. Please respect the wildlife!
Click here for driving directions.
Please follow these written directions as digital maps are not yet showing the location of the new trailhead.