Red Wind Point

Red Wind Point
QUICK FACTS
Total acreage: 65
Purchaser: Pitkin County 
Year: 2002
Key features: Critical bighorn sheep winter range on upland dry meadow and upper slopes. East Mesa Ditch headgate located on property. Crystal River access from trail along former Crystal River Railroad grade south of Nettle Creek Road. Public trail access is closed seasonally from Dec. 1 through April 30; upper meadow permanently closed. Prominent red rock cliff face gives property its name - railroad engineers apparently named it because they were forced to slow down to "wind" around the point.
Nearest town: Carbondale

KEY LINKS
Red Wind Point Management Plan (2005)

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