Little Park

Address: Colo. Hwy 74, Idledale

A Denver Mountain Park of 400 acres west of Idledale, bought in 1917 from the Bureau of Land Management for $1.50 per acre. The unusual eight-sided stone shelter house was designed by Denver J.J.B. Benedict and built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Its Rustic style design utilized native stone and timber to blend into the natural setting. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (5JF977) on February 24, 1995.
Quad Map/Date: Evergreen, 1965 (1979)
Sec/Town/Range: S32, T4S, R70W
Elevation: 7400
Source: Sternberg, "Evergreen Our Mountain Community," p. 105; Directory of State Register Places, 1997, Colorado Historical Society.
Last Modified: Sat, October 17 1998

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