Top of the Pines Open House and Family Day
Top of the Pines is hosting a free Open House and Tour the TOP day on Saturday, September 21 from 1-4 pm. Trail hikes, biking, kids’ activities, live music, and a dynamite drawing for prizes will keep folks entertained while they picnic and enjoy fall colors in the San Juans.
Drinks will be served, but bring your own picnic and bikes. Chris Haaland will lead tours through the beautiful 175-acre former Girl Scout camp, now owned by Ouray County and managed by Top of the Pines, Inc., a 501(c)(3) group.
Information will be on display—and suggestions requested--about plans for improving the site: finishing out the enclosed pavilion; adding camp sites, trails, showers, indoor toilets, and yurts; and turning this stunning wilderness jewel into a community education center, a fun place to recreate, learn and enjoy the outdoors.
About the drawing—here’s what’s up for grabs at $10 a ticket or 5 for $40.
* a 5-day stay in Acapulco,
* a weekend trip to Santa Fe, and
* 4 / 50# boxes of Ridgway all natural grass fed local beef valued at $300 each.
To find your way to this remarkable mountain hideaway, take County Road 5 southwest out of Ouray to Highland Drive, then turn right and follow the signs. It’s about 15 minutes from Ridgway.
For more information about TOP and the Open House, see http://topofthepines.org.