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Property: American Legion Property
Priority Area: Estes Valley (map)
Size: 1.6 acres

Description

photo of acquisition area

This property provides a visual backdrop for the Town of Estes Park. It is south of Elkhorn Ave and is mostly a forested hillside which includes some riparian area. It is adjacent to the town's Gateway Open Space and may eventually have a trail that connects Gateway to the west end of the town.

Property Information

Type of Acquisition #Acres Property
Value
Partnerships
Bargain Sales
Donations
Date
Acquired
Public
Access
Fee Simple with a Conservation Easement 1.6 $ 200,00 Larimer Co. - $ 25,000
EVLT* & EP** - $ 50,000
Landowner - $ 125,000
2003 Limited

* Estes Valley Land Trust
** Town of Estes Park

Management Plan

This property was purchased to protect its open space viewshed values and includes passive recreational uses. It is owned by the Town of Estes Park and the conservation easement is monitored by the Estes Valley Land Trust as managed an addition to the Gateway easement.

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