Fishers Peak to become public access

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Fishers Peak to become public access

Postby Jeremy Hakes » Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:54 am

https://www.listsofjohn.com/peak/3498

https://www.denverpost.com/2019/01/08/trinidad-fishers-peak-colorado-ranch-public-land/amp/

From the article:
The Trust for Public Land and The Nature Conservancy have signed an agreement to buy the 19,200-acre Crazy French Ranch, which includes Fisher’s Peak. The 9,630-foot-high mountain is clearly visible from downtown Trinidad and figures prominently in many photos of the city.

However, Fisher’s Peak is surrounded by private property. As a result, it is largely off limits to the public. Two nearby state wildlife areas — James M. John and Lake Dorothey — can be reached only by a detour through northern New Mexico.

That will change after the purchase of the ranch is completed and it becomes public land. But that is a few years down the road, according to the city of Trinidad and others involved in the effort.
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Re: Fishers Peak to become public access

Postby JoeGrim » Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:42 pm

Cool! Thanks for posting.
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Re: Fishers Peak to become public access

Postby RyanSchilling » Mon Jul 08, 2019 9:55 pm

Let's keep expectations in check. Staunton SP took 27 years to come to fruition, and that land was donated outright.
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