Filoha Meadows Nature Preserve

Filoha Meadows evening
QUICK FACTS
Total acreage: 185
Year of acquisition: 1999 (Penny Hot Springs), 2001, 2003
Purchaser: Pitkin County, GOCO
Key features: Thermal bogs supporting rare plant species and firefly population, critical winter habitat for elk and bighorn sheep, elk calving habitat, historic Crystal Railroad grade, historic barn, views of Elephant Mountain and Chair Mountain, Crystal River frontage, Penny Hot Springs (publicly accessible year-round on the west side of the river). Property east of the river closed seasonally from Oct. 1 through June 30; public access in July-September only on former railroad grade, accessed from gate at south end of property.
Nearest town: Redstone

KEY LINKS
Filoha Meadows Nature Preserve Management Plan (2008)
Filoha Meadows Ecological Condition Report (2018)
Filoha Meadows - Vegetation and Stewardship (2007)


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