This 200 acre working farm dates back to the late 1800’s and has been known as Venetucci Farm since 1936. The farm has Fountain Creek bordering to the west and Pinello Ranch to the north. Riparian forest and willow thickets surround open farm fields providing a variety of habitats for birds. A wetland area also exists near the border of Pinello Ranch on the Riparian Loop Trail. Approximately 2.5 miles of trails weave through these habitats. Venetucci Farm is an ebird Hotspot.
County: El Paso
Attractions: This is a historic working farm with horses, cows, chickens, pigs and a variety of crops grown.
Directions: From I-25: Take I-25 to South Academy Blvd EXIT 135. Go east (left) for ½ mile and take the exit for HIGHWAY 85 toward Fountain.Turn right (south)on HIGHWAY 85 and go 1.0 mile. Drive past the Venetucci Farm main entrance and turn into the St. Dominic Catholic Church's entrance. Drive 50 feet and take another right onto the dirt road, heading north with the green water tower saying Venetucci Farm on your right. Go through the gates and park by the big red barn.
Delorme: 63 B5
Roads of Colorado: 105 F2
Dates of Access: April through October
Hours: Monday-Saturday, Dawn to Dusk
Admission: $5/person per visit.
Restrictions: Busy farm so visitors must stay on trails. Caution: Fences may be electrified. Sorry, but no dogs or bikes
Parking: Parking in designated areas only, near the Big Red Barn.
Lodging: Hotels in Colorado Springs
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5210 South US HWY 85
Colorado Springs, CO 80911