Filoha Meadows Nature Preserve

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Connects: Highway 133 (West Elk Loop Scenic Byway), Crystal River, Penny Hot Springs

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Filoha Meadows Nature Preserve

The Filoha Meadows Nature Preserve north of Redstone

Redstone, CO – Nature Preserve

Filoha Meadows Nature Preserve is a large open space area two miles north of Redstone, CO. “Filoha” is the Ethiopian word for “hot water”, as the property contains unique ecological properties due to the hot springs and geothermal activity underlying the area. The nature preserve is closed Oct. 1 – June 30. Dogs are not allowed in the nature preserve.

Redstone Campground to Filoha Meadows on Dorias Way – 1.3 Miles

News about the nature preserve can be found at:
Aspen Daily News (September 8, 2016) – Conserving biodiversity in the unique
thermal wetlands of Filoha Meadows
The Aspen Times (July 4, 2016) – Filoha Meadows: ‘Little Yellowstone’ on the Crystal
Post Independent (July 19, 2012) – In hot water
The Aspen Times (July 5, 2010) – Unusual Filoha Meadows finally opens to public

More information about the nature preserve can be found at:
Great Outdoors Colorado – Filoha Meadows Open Space

A sign along the road (Dorias Way) reads: (Click to expand)
“Filoha Nature Preserve Closed October 1 thru June 30
Wildrose pedestrian bike easement open to closure at Mountain Lion Way
For more information call 970-920-5232”

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