Category Archives: Public Announcements

Town of Carbondale and AVLT work to preserve Red Hill access

The Carbondale Board of Trustees has interest in a 25 acre property located west of the current parking area at the base of Red Hill and the Aspen Valley Land Trust is looking to help out.

The Trustees would like to preserve that property as open space. After seeing the land price come down recently on the 25-acre property, AVLT has offered to fundraise to buy the property, make access improvements and then turn that land over to the town.

Read more in the Post Independant

If you would like to help Carbondale and AVLT purchase this property you can donate here:  SAVE RED HILL & DONATE TO AVLT

East Bull Pen or North Bull Pen Parking Lot for Prince Creek?

Pitkin County welcomes public input on new Prince Creek Parking Lot.

Parking options are changing on Prince Creek Road.  Pitkin County Open Space and Trails is looking at making a new parking lot approximately 1.5 miles before the end of the pavement at a property that’s being referred to as “The Bull Pen” Continue reading East Bull Pen or North Bull Pen Parking Lot for Prince Creek?

Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail Survey Results

A public survey on options for a Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail closed Nov. 15th.

Public input, including letters and the survey responses, is posted here: carbondale_to_crested_butte_trail_survey_results

A joint meeting of the Open Space and Trails Board and Board of County Commissioners is scheduled Jan. 16th, 2018. The two boards will discuss the collected public input and provide direction to OST staff on drafting a trail plan. Continue reading Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail Survey Results

[VIDEO] Crystal River Corridor History

The Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail is one of 16 trail projects across Colorado that was chosen for a statewide trails initiative called Colorado’s 16. Subsequently, Great Outdoors Colorado in December 2016 awarded a $100,000 grant to the planning phase for this trail.

The Crystal River Valley has a long history of travel. Dale Will of the Pitkin County Open Space and Trails presents  a video on the history of travel in the Crystal River corrigor: Continue reading [VIDEO] Crystal River Corridor History