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July 7, 2017

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Overland Loop trail at Heil Valley Ranch to open Wednesday, Aug. 9

Ribbon Cutting set for 4 p.m. at main trailhead

Boulder County, Colo. - The new Overland Loop trail will be opened to the public following a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by the Boulder County Commissioners and Parks & Open Space staff at Heil Valley Ranch, located northwest of Boulder.

What: Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Overland Loop trail
When: Wednesday, Aug. 9, 4 p.m.
Where: Heil Valley Ranch Main Trailhead, 1188 Geer Canyon Rd.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend the event. The ceremony will mark the addition of 210 acres to Heil Valley Ranch and 2.5 miles of new trail. A temporary parking lot will also be opened for increased access to the new trail. The parking lot will be located approximately .25 miles up Geer Canyon Drive from Lefthand Canyon and can accommodate ten vehicles.

Two additional trails and a permanent trailhead are in the works and are expected to be completed in 2018. The new trails and trailhead are part of the Heil 2 Small Area Plan that was approved in 2016.

For more information about these trails and the property, please visit the Heil Valley Ranch website.

Entry sign at Heil Valley Ranch trailhead