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Rourke Ranch National Historic Site, CO

US Forest Service

Rourke Ranch National Historic Site

Rourke Ranch, also known as the Wineglass Ranch, was a cattle and horse ranch founded by Eugene Rourke in 1871. Three generations of the Rourke family lived and worked on the ranch ensuring its survival...[more]

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CO

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Directions

From La Junta, Colorado drive south on Highway 109 for 13 miles; turn right (west) on County Road 802 (David Canyon Road) and continue for 8 miles. Turn left (south) on County Road 25 and travel for 6 miles. Turn left at Picket Wire Corrals onto Forest Service Road 500A. Travel along Forest Service Road 500A for 3 miles, following the signs to Withers Canyon Trailhead. Park at Withers Canyon Trailhead parking loop. Hike 8.8 miles along Picket Wire Canyon Trail to the historic ranch.

Activities
  • BIKING BIKING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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