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We want to invite you to join us on our newest adventure in the making: Observer Ranch!

Observer Ranch will be an educational campground and learning center in central Colorado. We aim to share and effectively communicate research related to the sun’s impact on Earth, to teach skills to aid in sustainable practices of gardening, homesteading, agriculture, and more.¬†In addition to having RV sites and cabins, we will offer classes and events in our Learning Center and Library!

Expected Official Opening Summer 2024

Campground for Today, Education for Tomorrow


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Observer Ranch Updates: December 2023

UPCOMING EVENT: April 16, 12-2:30PM in Colorado Springs:


Our support building is almost complete – we have flooring in the educational center, RV pads are being poured, tiling for bathrooms are in the process of being completed and cabinets have been delivered. Once we have an official opening date, we’ll open up for a soft run, with 2021-2022 Founder Wall donors being able to make their reservations first. 

As we embark on this journey together, we are excited to hear your feedback, suggestions, and ideas. Your input will be invaluable in shaping the future of Observer Ranch. The anticipation of welcoming new campers is incredibly exciting. Our team has worked tirelessly to ensure that everything is in perfect order, from the pristine campsites and well-maintained facilities to the exciting activities we have planned. We can’t wait to share the natural surroundings, the warmth of our campfire stories, and the joy of creating lasting memories with each and every guest. This season promises to be filled with unforgettable experiences, and we look forward to welcoming you to Observer Ranch – your home away from home!



…I cannot stress the importance of the work of yourself and the Observers at large have had on my life…

B. Medhurst