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  • 20 February 2023

    The Emperor’s Clothes

    As part of our educational outreach, Orient Land Trust has partnered with a photographer on a project focused on people. It is a long standing practice of OLT to discourage snapshots of people around the hot springs for several reasons - ...
  • 20 February 2023

    World Naked Gardening Day

    Saturday, May 6th. 2023 at the Everson Ranch The ranch will open at 9:00am. We start to work at 9:30am and continue as long as people like ...
  • 20 February 2023

    Hiring Front Desk and Housekeeping

    The daylight hours are increasing, the sun is moving toward spring. OLT is getting ready for the warmer weather. We anticipate increased visitation. We are hiring! The positions available will be in the Reservations/front desk registrati ...
  • 20 February 2023

    Job Openings for Maintenance Department

    We are looking to fill two positions in our Maintenance Department. Tasks include, but are not limited to, hydro-electric power system operation, understanding of electrical (DC systems as well as AC systems), mechanical systems, heating ...
  • 20 February 2023

    Member Appreciation Weekend is Back!

    Members are invited to the return of our Member Appreciation Weekend on July 28-30, 2023.  We'll have live music on Friday and Saturday nights and more. Stay tuned for more details. {imageloader loadfrom=0 imagel ...
  • 23 November 2022

    Closed in December

    Valley View Hot Springs will be closed December 1, 2022 through December 28, 2022. We will re-open December 29, 2022. This is an annual closure, which allows us to do some maintenance that would be difficult to do while we are open. It i ...
  • 04 November 2022


    Valley View welcomes guests with dogs under the following conditions: Dogs are not allowed in the pools or waterways. Dogs must be kept on a leash that is attached to a person or tied up in such a way that there is no int ...
  • 04 November 2022

    Beautiful Words of Appreciation

    There comes a time in our lives when we need a breath of fresh air. Unfortunately, when we just set aside a brief moment in our busy, chaotic lives to take a breath to refresh ourselves, we are simply inhaling the same set of assumptions ...

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For the education, enjoyment, and well-being of current and future generations, Orient Land Trust: 
promotes a positive clothing-optional experience at all properties including Valley View Hot Springs, Orient Mine and Everson Ranch;
preserves the viewshed, including land acquisition; 
protects natural, wild, agricultural, and historic resources, in the northern San Luis Valley.