Opinions sought on China Wall plans

MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a proposal to develop a comprehensive non-motorized trail network near Meeker.

Draft of county master trails plan presented to the public


RBC I At the last of three public workshops held in Rangely and Meeker June 4 and 5, Fort Collins-based Great Outdoors Consultants (GOC) presented a master plan for a trail system looping around the county, with special recreation areas (SRAs) proposed around the primary loop.

Dedication of Sanderson Park, variety of events on Saturday

RBC I The grand opening celebration for Sanderson Hills Park, located at 1091 Sanderson Dr., will be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Saturday, and the public is invited to attend the event.

Sanderson Hills Park dedication Sept. 21

MEEKER I The grand opening celebration for Sanderson Hills Park, located at 1091 Sanderson Dr., will be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Sept. 21, and the public is invited to attend the event. The grand opening will feature a DJ, inflatables and family-friendly games.

4-H Outdoor Adventure Group…

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On July 31, the 4-H Outdoor Adventure group joined with the Bureau of Land Management to install a sign and bench on the Dorcas-Jensen/BLM Trail above Meeker.

Phase 2 of trails completed between Ute, Sanderson parks

The Bureau of Land Management announced Monday that Phase 2 of the Jensen-Ute Park connection trail north of Meeker is complete.

Meeker readies for park, sidewalk projects

MEEKER I Upgrades at Ute Park and sidewalks for east Market Street are the two chief projects planned by the Town of Meeker in the next several months.

Additional trail proposal


Jensen-Ute Park Trail would link two parks MEEKER I The Bureau of Land Management and Eastern Rio Blanco Metropolitan Recreation and Park District are hosting a public meeting to discuss the second phase of the Jensen-Ute Park Connector Trail on Tuesday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the ERBM District office, 101 Ute Rd. in […]

Meeker Elementary

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Dan Francis hiked the new trail from Dorcas Jensen Memorial Park and took a picture of students arriving at the “new” elementary school. Teachers and staff of Meeker Elementary School held a public open house last week and hosted middle school volleyball matches between Barone Middle School and Rangely Middle

Partners complete trail

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MEEKER I The ERBM Recreation and Park District partnered with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) and the Bureau of Land Management White River Field Office on the area’s first VOC Trial construction project. Local and volunteers from across the state of Colorado gathered to complete approximately 1,000 feet of trail from the China Wall Meadow […]

Spectacular view…

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The sky was smokey from fires in western states but the view from the top of the China Wall north of Meeker was still spectacular.

Rangely trails project grant still moving forward

The first segment of the Royden Ditch project 16-mile system will feature a 10-foot-wide asphalt trail, signage, railings and landscaping and will accommodate bicycles, pedestrians, skates and wheelchairs.

RANGELY I If you spend any time in the mountain town of Durango, it won’t be long before you find yourself on the Animas River Trail. A continuous flow of concrete and asphalt meanders along the scenic river, providing more than seven miles of hard-surface trail for bikers, joggers and skaters. Though it won’t follow […]