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Nature conservancy formed through the financial backing and efforts of John...

Nature conservancy formed through the financial backing and efforts of John Denver.

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Peace and Quiet off the beaten path

The Windstar Land Conservancy is on the land that was once owned by The Windstar Foundation that John Denver founded when he bought this almost 1,000 acres of land in Snowmass... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
Shari S
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Westminster, Colorado, United States
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Westminster, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Windstar Land Conservancy is on the land that was once owned by The Windstar Foundation that John Denver founded when he bought this almost 1,000 acres of land in Snowmass Valley. Sadly the foundation closed it's doors in 2012, however, the land is protected to perpetuity as a natural land conservancy. Although it is now privately owned, you still... More 

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2015

went to Windstar before they removed the statue..It was so great to see it and be able to walk around the area that John Denver loved.Got great pictures of the JD statue.. ...

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West Palm Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

Don't miss this piece of heaven. Trails to walk. John's meditation platform high above the land. Plus his statue and the bench dedicated to Erma. No wonder John loved it as he did.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2012

I absolutely loved walking around the larger-than-life statue of John, which was gorgeous with the eagle on his arm and guitar on his back. The podium is surounded by bricks that have been carved by donors to Windstar (I read that $100 gets a brick - not bad at all!). So many well-wishes for John, soooo many song quotes from... More 

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St. Louis
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2012

This is the second time in the last 5 years I've visited Windstar Land Conservancy. Situated in a lovely valley, it has mountain views and a real sense of serenity. Open to the public, Windstar provides a peaceful place in which one can sit and view the large bronze statue of founder/singer John Denver. Nearby sits the geodesic dome within... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2012

Windstar has lofty goals and does good work. Support them.

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