HRHS Tours

TOURS 2021

Date and Time: 
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 - 9:30am to Friday, December 31, 2021 - 11:20pm

Our Tour Season for 2021 has officially begun!   

We are pleased to provide these informative, low cost, high fun monthly tours in and around the local area. 



Thursday, July 8  -- HR Town Center & Civic Green Park, Veterans Monument, and the HR Library. 10 am - 1:00 pm


                                  Walking tour of the central Highlands Ranch Area, starting and ending at Lansdown Arms. Explore the origins of Town

                                  Center and Civic Green Park, visit the various areas that are seen but probably not appreciated!  Visit the Veterans

                                  Monument and get a guided tour of the beautiful newly remodeled HR Library.   Lunch at Lansdown Arms

                                  (not included) and tour the building, while getting a birds eye view of the Town Center from the rooftop patio. 

                                  HRHS Members $6, Non-Members $9

Tuesday, July 20 --  Louviers and Sedalia  9:30 am - 1:00 pm  


                                Join Joyce Rovetta, Jonny Beeman, and Mary O'Pry for this walking journey back in time.   Visit the

                                unique "company town" of Louviers, while learning about the history of not only the town, but also the DuPont Company

                                and the explosive nature of the town!   Following the walking tour of Louviers, we head to the nearby town of Sedalia,

                                where we enjoy a delicious lunch at iconic Bud's Bar (included) and then end the tour at the Sedalia Museum and Gardens.

                                HRHS Members $18, Non-Members $21

Monday, August 2 -- Cherry Creek State Park     9:30 am - 12:30

                                Tammy with Cherry Creek State Park will be our guide as we explore the park from the East Reservoir area.

                                We will start out slow and easy, enjoying bagels and coffee (included)  by the glistening water, admiring the DTC skyline,                                     the many and varied water craft, and the beautiful front range mountains from our water-side picnic shade.

                                We then venture on to the Swim Beach and nature area, for a history lesson about the Dam, the Flood

                                and the natural beauty of the fauna and flora of this State Park.  Our visit will include an easy nature walk in the area.

                                We will also drive in and out of the Park from the West entrance, so that the beauty of the Park and the many and varied

                                areas can be seen coming and going!    Participants may elect to stay longer, to explore on their own.

                                Note: there is an   $11 entrance fee per vehicle (not included)

                                HRHS Members $10,  Non-Members $13

Tuesday, August 17 --  Cherokee Castle Tour with Meg and John   10 am - 1:00 pm   

                            Meg Anderson and John Lake once again take us on a journey through the exquisite Cherokee Castle.

                                Meg, former Caterer to Tweet Kimble, and John, Tweet's former Butler and Many of Many Hats, will enchant

                                and delight as they share insider information on Tweet, the Castle then and now.  We will tour the Castle main level and

                                upstairs, learning about the beautiful artifacts, building, and activities.  Following this special tour, we are welcome to

                                bring our own lunch, and enjoy it on the Castle grounds. This is an annual delight, and this tour always sells out!

                               HRHS  Members  $20,  Non-Members $23

  Saturday, September 11-- Native American Culturally Modified Tree Hike with John Anderson     9 am - 12 pm                                           John Anderson will lead this fascinating journey through Fox Run Regional Park in the Black Forest area. 

                                 Along the way the many and varied culturally modified trees will be visited, and stories of the meaning and 

                                 characteristics  of the trees will be explored.  

                                  HRHS Members  $17, Non-Members $20 

 Wednesday, September 15--Seven Stones Botanical Gardens Cemetery and Highline Canal Walk with the Audubon Society      10 am - 1 pm

                                    Details coming soon.   Stay tuned.


Tuesday, October 5 -- Fairmount Cemetery Tour  10 am - 1 pm 

                               Discover one of Denver’s most renowned contemporary horticultural, wildlife and civic assets. It’ll take more than

                                    one Fairmount  visit for us to cover the 280 acres of trees, monuments, gardens and historical structures. Let's get

                                    started!  On this visit we will see a variety of areas, including Millionaire's Road, visit some Colorado pioneers, and learn

                                     a lot about Denver History along the way.   Following the tour we will picnic in the Rose Garden (lunch is included).

                                       HRHS Members $30,  Non-Members $33




PO Box 631334
Highlands Ranch 80163

Tour/Hike: Native American Culturally Modified Trees Hike

Date and Time: 
Saturday, September 11, 2021 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
John Anderson


John Anderson will lead this fascinating journey through
Fox Run Regional Park in the Black Forest area. 

           Along the way the many and varied culturally modified trees will be visited, and stories of the meaning and characteristics  of the trees will be explored.   

John will have his many books available for sale at the conclusion of the hike.

Note: participants will be walking off trail, over unpaved surfaces in the park.

Bring a hiking stick and wear good closed toed boots or shoes.   

Fox Run is a beautiful park, you will be delighted with the setting.   

John Anderson's facts and stories about the trees are enlightening.   

This is a hike like no other.  

Register   HERE Now!

Specific meeting location and info will be provided to Tour Registrants.  

For more info just call Nancy or send an email!    720-932-6990


Fox Run Regional Park
Rollercoaster Rd.
Colorado Springs 80921
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