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16. Meyer Ranch Park Meyer Ranch Park

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View overlooking Aspen Park at Meyer Ranch Park. Photo by John Litz (PLAN Jeffco)

View overlooking Aspen Park at Meyer Ranch Park.

View into the forests at Meyer Ranch Park. Photo by John Litz (PLAN Jeffco)

View into the forests at Meyer Ranch Park.

Picnic table and barbeque under the pines at Meyer Ranch Park. Photo by John Litz (PLAN Jeffco)

Picnic table and barbeque under the pines at Meyer Ranch Park.

Picnic shelter at Meyer Ranch Park. Photo by John Litz (PLAN Jeffco)

Picnic shelter at Meyer Ranch Park.

Picnic tables in the pines at Meyer Ranch Park. Photo by John Litz (PLAN Jeffco)

Picnic tables in the pines at Meyer Ranch Park.

Photos contributed by John Litz

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Location Map:

View Google Terrain Map - Meyer Ranch Park, Jefferson County Open SpaceView Google Terrain Map

View in Google Earth - Meyer Ranch Park, Conifer, Colorado - Jefferson County Open SpaceView Google Earth

Meyer Ranch Park MapMeyer Ranch Park Map (Jeffco Open Space)

Access & Parking:

Trailhead: 10508 S. Turkey Creek Road, Conifer, CO

Acreage:

623 Acres

Park Hours:

Open one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset.

Activities:

Hiking Hiking

Horseback Riding Horseback Riding

Mountain Biking Mountain Biking

Picnicking Picnicking

Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter

Wildlife Viewing Wildlife Viewing

Amenities:

Restrooms, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Parking, Oversized Vehicle Parking, Benches, Bench Shelters

Elevation:

Approx. 8000 ft. - 8800 ft.

Meyer Ranch Park, Jefferson County Open Space - USGS Contour Map and Link

Meyer Ranch Park, Jefferson County Open Space. USGS Contour Map.

Life Zone(s):

Montane Zone

Weather forecast for Conifer, Colorado:

Click for the latest Conifer weather forecast.

Park Rules:

Trails:

Total: 4.2 miles of trails

Hiking Dogs On-Leash Mountain Biking Horseback Riding

Trail Rules: trails are Multi-use.

Trail Descriptions: Meyer Ranch Park Trail Profiles (JCOS)

Trail Comments: .8 to 1.3 mile trails.

Trail Ratings:

Trail Rating Legend

Trail Rating - Least DifficultLodgepole Loop Trail

Trail Rating - More DifficultOld Ski Run Trail

Trail Rating - Least DifficultOwl’s Perch Trail

Trail Rating - More DifficultSunny Aspen Trail

See also: JCOS Trail Difficulty Ratings

Trail Etiquette: Be aware & expect other trail users. Use a friendly greeting to gain attention when passing. Pass on the left. Yield to traffic traveling uphill when possible. Step off the trail when you are on your cell phone. Read the JCOS guide: Trail Etiquette

Features:

South Turkey Creek.

Aspen groves.

Pygmy-Owl (audubon.org)

Lodgepole Pine (plants.usda.gov)

Wood Lily (plants.usda.gov)

Photos:

Click to see photos of Meyer Ranch Park at Jefferson County Open Space on Flickr

See photos of Meyer Ranch Park Jefferson County Open Space on FlickrMeyer Ranch Park (Jefferson County Photo Album)

History:

The Meyer Ranch property was purchased by Jefferson County in 1986 & Meyer Ranch Park opened in 1989.

Park Acquisition

Acreage

Year

Action

Funding/Grant

Meyer Ranch Park - addition

188

2009

Acquisition

Bond Funds

Meyer Ranch Park - easement

10

2009

Bond Funds

Meyer Ranch - Meadow land west of Meyer Ranch Park

60

2008

Acquisition

Meyer Ranch

397

1986

Purchased


Links:

To ensure that you have the most current & accurate information regarding park closures, changes to rules & regulations, or any other changes to the parks or park systems call or visit Jefferson County Parks & Open Space online:

Meyer Ranch Park (at jeffco.us)

Jefferson County Open Space: 303.271.5925

Trails Hotline: 303.271.5975

Comments or suggestions for Jefferson County Open Space Staff? Submit them online through the Jeffco Open Space: Contact Form

Jefferson County website: jeffco.us

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