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Sandstone Ranch Visitors Center

Children look at bugs in a jar at Sandstone Ranch
Exploration Camps for Kids
An assortment of natural materials found at Sandstone Ranch
Nature Programs for All Ages
A fox walks at Sandstone Ranch
Special Presentations
A volunteer leads a nature awareness walk at Sandstone Ranch
Awareness Walks

View the google calendar of events happening at Sandstone Ranch Visitors Center.

Sandstone Ranch

Visitors Center


The Visitor Center includes hands-on displays on environmental features of the area, as well as history of the Coffin family who homesteaded the site, and other early Longmont history. There is no admission fee to the Visitor Center. A nature trail from the Visitor Center takes you past several historical buildings, near the sandstone bluffs, and includes a scenic overlook. Numerous species of wildlife and birds are seen frequently on the property including white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, bald eagles and red-tailed hawks. Walking or Biking Directions: Hop onto the St. Vrain Greenway and follow it east. The trail will lead you straight to the Visitors Center. A current bike map can be found at:


Sandstone Ranch Visitors Center is operated by Longmont Recreation Services


Go to the main Sandstone Ranch Visitors Center Home Page

Get information on how to volunteer at the Sandstone Ranch Visitors Center.

Enjoy a historic overview of Sandstone Ranch Home and Area.

Special Presentations

Local artist Diane Wood donates a custom art piece for the Sandstone Ranch Visitors CenterArtist Diane Wood donates a custom art piece for Sandstone Ranch Visitors Center.

Plein Aire – Paint Out Dates

Stay tuned for 2014 dates

If you have questions, please call Diane Wood at 303-678-7456





Prairie Scholars playing at Sandstone Ranch in 2014


For more information about Sandstone Ranch Visitors Center, please call Recreation Services at (303) 651-8404.

Updated 3/20/2014 by web author S. Dabney, (303) 774-4827