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2007 year granted

160 acres

Water rights encumbered

Conservation Values Protected

  • Agricultural Open Space: The easement was granted by a member of the fourth generation of the Linke family to own and ranch this property. Homesteaded in 1893, the property has always been in agricultural production for hay and pasture for cattle.
  • Scenic Open Space: This scenic property is surrounded by other undeveloped ranches, the Arapaho National Forest, and a conservation easement held by the Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust. The public can view this property and the adjacent properties from Arapaho National Forest one half-mile to the east, which is used regularly by the public for hiking, camping, and hunting. Stunning views of the Continental Divide and the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area can be viewed from this property.
  • Wildlife Habitat: The property is habitat for many wildlife species, including elk, mule deer, and black beer. Other mammals known to occur on the property include bobcat, red fox, coyote, snowshoe hare, and mountain lion.