Membership and Donations

Please Become a Member of Orient Land Trust!

Membership now required for advance reservations
Effective July 1st, 2013: Membership will be required to reserve admission and/or accommodations prior to admission date. Non-members are still able to reserve any accommodation or campsite (not already reserved by a member) by calling the reservation line on the day of their expected arrival.



 It’s Easier to Get a Tax Deduction for Donations This Year - NY Times, Nov 20th 2020
Note: This may be useful information for donors.


When you support Orient Land Trust by becoming an Annual Contributor, you become part of a community working to preserve land, history, ecology, and a unique niche as a naturist experience. You also benefit by being eligible for increased reservation windows and discounts. Other benefits, such as access to special programs and events, may also be offered in the future. The table below lists the benefits you are entitled to receive for one full year at each donation level.

Member Benefits
based on
levels of annual contribution
as of July 1, 2013
General Public

$1,000 and up
Receive annual OLT newsletter Email Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Recognition in newsletter  - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Invitation to Member Appreciation Weekend - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
$4 Discount for 2 Hour Quick Dip - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ability to Make Advance Reservations same day only 1 month

2 months 

3 months 

3 months 

3 months 

3 months 

Senior Discount for Accommodations (Age 65+) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Admitted for Day Use Without a Reservation No No No No No No No
May Reserve Two (2) Cabins, Sunset Rooms or
Vehicle Sites
No No No No No Yes Yes

You may become a member at any time, donations are tax-deductible, and benefits are good for one year from the date of your donation. Please note that purchases of raffle tickets, online auction items or coupons given to members are not included with your total of annual contributions and are not tax-deductible. 

Four easy ways to contribute!

  • Check - print the annual contributor form and mail it back to us
  • Credit Card via our secure online donation site.
  • Credit Card by calling Orient Land Trust at 719-256-4315
  • Donate in person on your next visit to Orient Land Trust / Valley View Hot Springs

Thank you for your support!


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.