2011 year granted
Water rights encumbered
Conservation Values Protected
- Agricultural Open Space: The current landowners use the property for grazing cattle as part of a larger cattle ranch property. The property has been used for livestock since it was homesteaded in the early 1900s.
- Scenic Open Space: This scenic property, adjacent to a larger conservation easement (over 4,000 acres) to the north and south, can be seen by the public from County Roads 3 and 34, and from the Arapaho National Forest located less than a mile east of the property and used on a regular basis by the public for mountain biking, hiking, camping, and hunting. Some of the mountainous views that can be seen from the property include Williams Peak and the Williams Fork Mountains, the Vasquez Peak Wilderness and Byers Peak Wilderness, Elk Mountain, Grouse Mountain, Corral peaks, and the Arapaho National Forest. The property is undeveloped ranchland and there are no structures on the property other than fences and livestock water tanks.
- Wildlife Habitat: The property provides habitat for the big game species of elk, mule deer, moose, mountain lion, pronghorn, white-tailed deer, and black bear. The property is also overall range for sage grouse and is a sage grouse production area. Mule deer fawning areas have been located on the property and elk calving areas have been located next to the property.