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11. Hildebrand Ranch ParkHildebrand Ranch Park

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Photo of Parking & Trailhead at Hildebrand Ranch Park

Parking & Trailhead at Hildebrand Ranch Park

Photo of Parking & Trailhead at Hildebrand Ranch Park

Parking & Trailhead at Hildebrand Ranch Park

Photo of Two-Brands Trail at Hildebrand Ranch Park

Two-Brands Trail at Hildebrand Ranch Park

Photo of Two-Brands Trail at Hildebrand Ranch Park

Two-Brands Trail at Hildebrand Ranch Park

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Location Map:

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Hildebrand Ranch Park MapHildebrand Ranch Park Map (Jeffco Open Space)

Access & Parking:

Trailhead: 9880 West Deer Creek Canyon Rd, Littleton, CO

Acreage:

1,666 Acres

Park Hours:

Open one hour before sunrise until one hour after sunset.

Activities:

Hiking Hiking

Horseback Riding Horseback Riding

Mountain Biking Mountain Biking

Picnic Tables Picnicking

Wildlife Viewing Wildlife Viewing

Amenities:

Parking, Restrooms, Picnic Tables

Elevation:

Approx. 5600 ft. - 5800 ft.

Hildebrand Ranch Park, Jefferson County Open Space

Hildebrand Ranch Park, Jefferson County Open Space. USGS Contour Map.

Life Zone(s):

Plains Zone

Weather forecast for Littleton, Colorado:

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Park Rules:

Trails:

Total: 4.1 mile trail.

Hiking Dogs On-Leash Horseback Riding Mountain Biking

Trail Rules: Trail is Multi-Use.

Trail Ratings:

Trail Rating Legend

Trail Rating - Least DifficultTwo Brands Trail

See also: JCOS Trail Difficulty Ratings

Trail Etiquette: Be aware & expect other trail users. Use a friendly greeting to gain attention when passing. Pass on the left. Yield to traffic traveling uphill when possible. Step off the trail when you are on your cell phone. Read the JCOS guide: Trail Etiquette

Trail Connections to other Parks:

Two Brands Trail connects to a 1.1 mile section of South Suburban Park & Rec hard surface trail to create a 5 mile loop.

Black Bear Trail - the Commissioners have approved the agreement for the Black Bear Trail connecting Deer Creek Canyon Park and Hildebrand Ranch Park. Construction of this connecting trail is planned for 2016. (See Park News below.)

See also: Hildebrand Ranch Park Vision.

Features:

Deer Creek.

Cottonwood.

Views of the Dakota, Lyons and Niobrara Hogbacks.

Wildlife:

Burrowing Owls

Rattlesnakes

Bear (occasionally)

Mountain Lion (occasionally)

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Two-Brands Trail Click to see more photos of Deer Creek Canyon Park.

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Two-Brands Trail at Hildebrand Ranch Park

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Photos contributed by Rachel Powell (Oct. 2015)

History:

Jefferson County Open Space acquired 1,450 acres of Hildebrand Ranch in 2001 through a land purchase.

The trailhead was constructed at Hildebrand Park by Open Space in 2009.

Park Acquisition

Acreage

Year

Action

Funding/Grant

Hildebrand Ranch Park - Black Bear Trail Transfer

0.18

2015

Agreement

Hildebrand Ranch Park - acres acquired in south central mountain backdrop

2009

Acquisition

Bond Funds

Hildebrand Ranch Park

1,450

2001

Land Purchase



Links:

To ensure that you have the most current & accurate information regarding park closures, changes to rules & regulations, or any other changes to the parks or park systems call or visit Jefferson County Parks & Open Space online:

Hildebrand Ranch Park

Jefferson County Open Space: 303.271.5925

Trails Hotline: 303.271.5975

Comments or suggestions for Jefferson County Open Space Staff? Submit them online through the Jeffco Open Space: Contact Form

Jefferson County website: jeffco.us

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Park News:

OSAC

January 7, 2016

The Commissioners have approved the agreement for the Black Bear Trail connecting Deer Creek Canyon Park and Hildebrand Ranch Park. Construction of this connecting trail is planned for 2016. ... read the Director’s Report »

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