Horn Ranch stone quarry hike takes place Sept. 27

By Edward Stoner

EAGLE COUNTY — Eagle County Open Space will host a guided hike of the historic stone quarry at Horn Ranch from 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 27. The county’s Open Space Program acquired the rights to lead guided hikes across private land as part of the Horn Ranch Conservation & Recreation Project, which was completed in 2013 to protect 403 acres of land and 1.4 miles of the Eagle River. The quarry at Horn Ranch produced stones for Denver’s Brown Palace Hotel in the late 1800s. Kathy Heicher, president of the Eagle County Historical Society, will join hikers to …

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