Fleur Creek Farm was once part of a 160 acre historic homestead. In 1870s, Jacob Miller came to Colorado from Pennsylvania and staked his claim on this land. He built a small cabin, filed on two water rights, and probably produced hay and cattle.
Today the farm consists of 45 acres including 18 acres of irrigated and sub-irrigated meadow, 10 acres of protected wetlands, 12 acres of uplands and 5 acres of other riparian habitat. Three creeks, a pond, and numerous springs make up the water features of the property. We are also fortunate to have senior water rights which are used to irrigate portions of the meadow.
The nearby Sangre de Cristo mountain range towers above our little valley with six peaks over 14,000 feet, 25 over 13,000 feet and more than 20 that over 12,000 feet.