Thompson Creek Open Space

Mountain Sopris looms above a pasture at Thompson Creek Open Space with a ditch flowing to the side
Total acreage: 86
Year of acquisition: 2005
Owner: Pitkin County
Key features: About 50 acres leased for hay production and cattle grazing; about 36 acres managed for riparian habitat conservation along the Crystal River and Thompson Creek. Areas not leased for agricultural use are open to the public, but closed seasonally from Dec. 1 through March 31. Crystal Trail borders property to the east. Views of Mount Sopris.

Thompson Creek Open Space
Interim Management Plan
A map showing the border of Thompson Creek Open Space next to Highway 133 and the Crystal River