Completed Park Projects
Your support has enabled us to complete more than 50 park projects at a cost of more than $33 million, including land protection, trail improvement and historic preservation. Here is a list of projects since 1985:
Land Protection Projects
Wild Basin Property Acquisition (2017):
In cooperation with Wilderness Land Trust and the National Park Trust, 12.5 acres of private property on the park’s east side were purchased for $750,000 for Rocky Mountain National Park. The property is being held in trust until such a time that it can be transferred to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Cascade Cottages Property Acquisition (2016):
40 acres on the park’s east side were purchased for $3.4M for Rocky Mountain National Park.
Johnson Property Acquisition (2013):
3.89 acres on the park’s west side were purchased for $400,000 for Rocky Mountain National Park.
Crane Trust Tract Acquisition: (2009):
Approximately 1 acre of land donated to the Rocky Mountain Conservancy and deeded to Rocky Mountain National Park.
McGowan Tract Acquisition (2009):
Less than 1 acre of land purchased for $25,000 and deeded to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Owen-McMahon Acquisition (2008):
5.74 acres of land purchased for $300,000 and deeded to the U.S. Forest Service.
Kueker Tract Acquisition (2007):
8 acres of land purchased for $600,000 and deeded to the U.S. Forest Service.
Fahy Tract Acquisition (2005):
20acres of land purchased for $847,427.39 and deeded to the U.S. Forest Service.
Miller Tract Acquisition (2004):
$1.02 million – fundraising completed with land deeded to the U.S. Forest Service.
Enos Mills Property, Scenic and Cultural Easement (2002):
In partnership with the Estes Valley Land Trust. $54,136.
Sleepy Hollow Tract Acquisition (2000–2002):
Legal work and appraisal, $12,248. Land acquired, $313,000, Oct. 16, 2000. Deeded the 32-acre parcel to RMNP April 3, 2002.
Lily Lake Water Rights (2000):
In partnership with the Estes Valley Land Trust, $60,000.
Adams Tract Acquisition (1999):
Appraisal, fundraising, $280,000. Deeded 26 acres to RMNP Dec. 28, 1999.
Roessler Property Acquisition (1998): $400,000.
Fundraising, planning, and cabin removal, $15,000. Deeded the 18.19 acre parcel to RMNP December 28, 1999.
Kemp Properties (1995–1997):
Advising, land study completed.
Circle C Land Appraisal (1991):
Fundraising, contracting, completed on time and on budget, $1,500.
Baldpate Land Purchase (1990):
Partnered with the Conservation Fund, $20,000.