HRHS Tours

Cheese Ranch - Families, Farming, and Fermentation

Date and Time: 
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
HR Metro and others



HR Metro District Recreation Activity, Friday, September 15   $10 HR Metro Residents/$12 non-Metro (tentative)    

Location: Cheese Ranch Historic Park, 9191 Sugarstone Cir, HR  80130     5:30 pm-7:00 pm  

Ever Wonder why it's called Cheese Ranch???  Learn the history of the ranch while enjoying beer and tasting the types of cheese that were made on the Cheese Ranch back in 1879.  

Speakers:  HR Metro Park Ranger, HR Historical Society, Grist Brewing Co, Whole Foods      Ages 21+

This program is sponsored by HR Metro District, and registration must be made directly with Metro   ONLINE or Call 303-791-2710 

      Activity #  205321-A

  Registration Deadline:  Sept. 1      For more info contact Nancy  720-932-6990



Cheese Ranch Historic Park
9191 Surarstone Cir.
Highlands Ranch 80130
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Field Trip and Picnic to the Fly'n B Park

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
HR Metro, HR Historical, HighLine Canal Conservancy


Wednesday, September 27   11 am- 1 pm

 Presented in cooperation with HR Metro Districts

Have fun walking and playing in the Park!

Visualize the actual Plews House, and surrounding landscape.   The Plews House and Fly'n B have such a "colorful" history!

Short presentations (5 minutes) by

  1. HR Historical Society, introduction to the Park, pointing out major sites
  2. HR Metro, Discussing Park present and future plans
  3. Highline Canal Conservancy, briefly discussing the Highline Canal, which is an integral feature of the park.  Also discussing the HL Canal Conservancy, mission, activities.
  4. Fun “coloring book” activity, as a group, coloring and sticker decorating the house and park sign  (“Colorful “ History of the Fly’n B)
  5. Bring Your Own Brown Bag Picnic
  6. Perhaps take a  walk around the park and onto the Highline Canal

$2 cost covers chips, sweets, drinks, and supplies.

Bring your Own Brown Bag lunch proteins



Fly'n B Park
2910 W. Plaza Dr.
Highlands Ranch 80129
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Field Trip to See the Ute Indian Prayer Trees

Date and Time: 
Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
John Anderson

Reservation & Payment DEADLINE: October 2       9:00 am-12 noon   

HRHS Current members $15,   non- members $17

Transportation is on your own 

First, Call or email Nancy to Register:   720-932-6990

Then,  or  Download and complete the Tour Info Form HERE,

Mail check and Tour Info Form to:

The Highlands Ranch Historical Society

PO Box 631334, Highlands Ranch  80163


John Anderson, author and presenter, will lead the easy hike/walk around beautiful Fox Run Regional Park, in Black Forest,  North Colorado Springs, to see many Ute Indian Prayer Trees.     This tour will follow a different trail thru Fox Run, to see trees not seen on the July Field Trip.  Transportation is on your own to the venue, in North Colorado Springs/Black Forest.  We will meet in the parking lot of Pavilion 4, Pine Meadows area.  .  Detailed driving directions will be provided before the field trip.  Visit the park website for   video, photos, and more info.   Suggest bringing a brown bag lunch to enjoy on your own after the tour.

Click HERE for the Fox Run Park Map


Wear hiking boots/closed toed shoes, bring water, walking stick (if you have one, hat, dress for weather. )







Fox Run Regional Park
Pavilion 4
Pine Meadows Area
Colorado Springs 80921
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