Community Land Connection Series Hike - Horn Ranch Historical Tour

Community Land Connection Series Hike – Horn Ranch Historical Tour

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Horn Ranch Open Space in Eagle


Join Eagle Valley Land Trust, Eagle County Historical Society and Eagle County Open Space for a guided hike of the historic stone quarry on private land at Horn Ranch from 9:30-11:30am Thursday, October 11.

The quarry at Horn Ranch produced stones for Denver’s Brown Palace Hotel, Aspen’s Hotel Jerome and Pueblo’s Opera House in the late 1800s. Participants will learn about a unique part of Eagle County history and enjoy views of Red Canyon. Horn Ranch Open Space is protected forever through a partnership between Eagle County Open Space and Eagle Valley Land Trust.


When: Thursday, October 11 9:30-11:30am

Where: Horn Ranch Open Space in Eagle.

Directions: Horn Ranch Open Space is located on the North side of Highway 6 between Wolcott and Eagle.

Look for the wooden sign and gravel parking area.

Bring: We will be encountering unpredictable weather and conditions in the field. Those interested should come prepared to spend two hours outside with sun protection, water, proper layers for Colorado weather, sturdy waterproof shoes, and trekking poles, if desired.

Weather: This hike is weather-dependant, please check EVLT’s Facebook page on the day of the hike for information if there is inclement weather.

This hike is free and open the public but space is limited. Please email or call (970) 748-7654 for more information and to reserve your spot.  Although we love dogs, not everyone else does, especially wildlife. Please leave your furry friends at home.