AHRA land aquisitions aka new access
At the recent AHRA citizens task force meeting Rob White informed the public of new property acquisitions that are completed, or are in the process of being completed. These included:
Numbers launch (also known as the Ark River Placer) downstream from the designated launch to Scott's Bridge. It was unclear if they had intentions of doing any kind of development with this land...
Fisherman's Bridge, downstream on river left. There is a drop into a lower wetland area that was on the market and for sale recently. The AHRA has acquired this parcel and mentioned the possibility of adding a boat ramp in this area.
Ruby Mountain, down stream on river left. They acquired a 350 ft river front parcel from the downstream land owners where they plan to further develop the access there (it got crowded at Ruby this year).
Royal Gorge, Pink House. There is discussion of an AHRA lease to both commercially and privately be able to take-out at the "Pink House". This is still in the works though, and the access would be limited. Public input would be appreciated on this subject. Would you use private access at the Pink House? It sounds like the parking would be limited and the loitering discouraged... I only run the Gorge once or twice a year and enjoy taking out at Centennial Park. Other opinions that can be passed on to the task force are appreciated though.