Thursday, 04 April 2013


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  • 18 November 2017

    2016 Annual Report

    Annual Report to Audited Financials and IRS 990 We've streamlined our presentation of the Annual Report for 2016 and included links to the  ...
  • 12 November 2017

    Colorado Gives Day: December 5

    For those that would like to boost their donation amount with what is added through the proportional match that is available through Colorado Gives, see their website for more details. ...
  • 12 November 2017

    Valley View Closed December 1st - 28th

    Just as we have done for many years, we are closing the hot springs to guests for the 4 weeks of December 1 through December 28. We will be open again on December 29. This December we plan on implementing the new database and reservation ...
  • 12 November 2017

    Self Regulating Soaking, Cooking, Socializing

    Everyone here has an obligation to communicate their expectations and extend the inclusive sense of community. If someone in the pool with you asks you to speak more softly, that is the person directly impacted by your behavior. OLT has ...
  • 12 November 2017

    Pumpkin Goodness from Everson Ranch

    "The Pumpkin is a uniquely American plant, widely regarded as one of the most magical plants in all the world." -Seth Adams, Rip Van Winkle and the Pumpkin Lantern. Plenty of pumpkins from the garden are still available for purch ...
  • 13 October 2017

    Chimney Choir In Concert at Everson Ranch

    Front Yard Concert and Picnic with Chimney Choir at OLT's Everson Ranch Saturday October 14, 2017 2 pm-4 pm You are invited to Scott and Cynthia's twist on the "house concert" with Chimne ...
  • 13 October 2017

    Everson Ranch Harvest Dinner

    This years Harvest Dinner was a wonderful event with great food & music. The Flying W Wranglers performed their traditional cowboy music to an appreciative crowd. RustingRam Catering served an incredible farm to table dinner showing ...
  • 12 October 2017

    Recognize and Respect

    Recently, the following review appeared on the OLT Facebook page. I had been coming here for over 10 years. My wife has accompanied me ever since we met, 5 years ago. It is a beautiful place, the bats are amazing, a ...

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Orient Land Trust is a nonprofit land trust
dedicated to the preservation of Valley View Hot Springs (VVHS) and its viewshed—
including natural and biologic resources, agricultural lands, wildlife habitat,
open space, and historic and geologic features of the northern San Luis Valley—
for the education and enjoyment of current and future generations.