Property: Red-Tail Ridge Open Space
Priority Area: Little Thompson River
Size: 335.1 acres
Red-tail Ridge Open Space comprises 320 acres of rocky hillsides and a prominent hogback ridgeline north of the Larimer/Boulder county line. This property boasts important natural foothills habitat, and provides an important scenic backdrop for residents and visitors in southern Larimer County.
It is not yet open to the public.
|Type of Acquisition||#Acres||Property
|Fee Simple||320.0||$ 951,559||Larimer Co. - $ 286,500
Private - $ 360,000
Berthoud - $ 40,999
LLT* - $ 4,060
GOCO** - $ 260,000
|2000||Future Regional Trail|
|Trail / Trailhead Easement||15.1||$ 43,699||Landowner - $ 43,699||2001||Future Regional Trail|
* Legacy Land Trust
** Great Outdoors Colorado
On October 31st, 2001 a wild fire burned 95% of this open space. Currently Larimer County Parks & Open Lands is undertaking efforts to ensure proper re-growth occurs before negotiations and construction of the regional trail can begin.