P.O. Box 65 Villa Grove, Colorado 81155-0065
Office / Phone Hours: 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM Mountain Time every day
Day visitors (not staying overnight) must arrive by 8:30 pm
Open to the Public 7 days a week except
closed December 1st - December 28th
Welcome to Orient Land Trust
Orient Land Trust is dedicated to the preservation of natural and biological 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.
100% of unrestricted donations
go towards accomplisment of OLT's mission.
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Learn more about
here for a
good overview of land trusts, conservation easements, tax credits, and how
Orient Land Trust
works with land owners to preserve land here in the San Luis
The serenity of winter at the Everson
See what Orient Land Trust is all about
- protecting the land, water, and clean air of the San Luis Valley.
pages of images of our peaceful rural beauty here and here. (large
files - long download)
Pools and Ponds!
See the new Pools and Ponds page for detailed descriptions and photographs of our beautiful ponds in all seasons.
It's a great page to point out to your friends who haven't been lucky enough to experience Valley View yet!
Why become a Member of Orient Land Trust?
A summary of Annual Contributor Benefits available to OLT members.
of the lands protected by Orient Land Trust include a large
bat colony, hot springs, alternative energy
use, high altitude dark skies for astronomy, an exposed active geological fault,
limestone caves, numerous trails into a wilderness area, historic buildings,
town sites at an abandoned iron mine and a working ranch. Visitors
to Orient Land Trust experience these features in a naturist (clothing-optional) setting and may
camp or stay in rustic lodging. The number of visitors is limited based on
space available and environmental impact.
See the Orient Land Trust page on Facebook and "like" us to join our online community.
This is a great way to connect with other fans of OLT / Valley View and start discussion groups, share experiences, post photos, and stay in touch with the place you love.
Valley View Hot Springs is entirely off the
See what we ALL can do to
energy footprint and lessen our contribution to climate change.
See here for information about the Orient Land Trust
Privacy and Contact Policy.
The bylaws of Orient Land Trust
state that "No discrimination shall exist toward any person, employee, member or
guest in any program, activity or facility of the corporation
on the basis of
race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, age or national or ethnic origin".
Donations to Orient Land Trust are tax-deductible
under Section 501(c)(3)
of the Internal Revenue Code. See Ways to Give.
All photographs © Orient Land Trust