Red Feather Lakes and Surrounding Communities

Crystal Lakes – elevation 8,400 to 10,000 feet

1600 platted lots on 4800 acres. Large lake, North Fork Cache La Poudre River runs through it. Two smaller lakes.
Road & Rec HOA $460 per year. Provides summer road grading, winter snow plowing to driveway, trout stocked in all lakes. Green space and hiking trails.
Water & Sewer HOA $310 per year improved lots, $195 unimproved lots. Provides dam maintenance of surface water impoundments under Water Augmentation Plan. No outside water use from private domestic wells. All wells metered and reported annually to HOA.
Approximately 800 cabins/homes, 100 year-round, and 700 seasonal vacation homes. Unimproved lots may be camped on for 5 months cumulative per calendar year.
Average snowfall 60-90”, majority in March and April, may not melt completely until end of May.

Red Feather Lakes – elevation 8,400 feet

Platted as “city” in 1920s. Very small lots many without running water or indoor plumbing due to small lots and County rule of 100-foot separation between wells and septic system outlets.
Several small fishing lakes. Membership available to residents and non-residents for an initial fee plus annual membership fee.
No HOA fees in most areas. High Country Estates has owner’s association and provides water and sewer service. HOA fee $880 annually.
Average snowfall similar to Crystal Lakes, more likely to melt in Spring.

Glacier View Meadows – elevation 7,000 to 8,000 feet

970 platted lots on 6000 acres. Three small fishing ponds.
Road & Rec HOA $350 per year. Provides summer road grading, winter snow plowing to driveway, trout stocked in all ponds. Green space and hiking trails maintained by committee.
Water & Sewer HOA $174 per year improved and $87 unimproved. Provides dam maintenance of surface water impoundments under Water Augmentation Plan. No outside water use from private domestic wells. All wells metered and reported annually to HOA.
Approximately 550 cabins/homes mostly year-round with limited seasonal vacation homes. Unimproved lots may be camped on for 6 months cumulative per calendar year.
Average snowfall somewhat less than Crystal Lakes, more likely to melt quickly.

Fox Acres – elevation 8,400 feet

Golf course country club community.
$450 per month HOA fees. Additional fees if in an attached dwelling.
Membership in golf course club is currently an additional $10,975 per year. Membership optional.
Social membership available at $3,375 per year to access club house, restaurant, 6 rounds of golf, fishing, tennis.
Average snowfall similar to Crystal Lakes, more likely to melt in Spring

Red Feather Highlands – elevation 7,500 to 8,000 feet

Separate development with limited HOA services and $100 fee. Road association provides limited summer grading and winter plowing.
Average snowfall somewhat less than Crystal Lakes, more likely to melt quickly.

Green Mountain Meadows – elevation 7,000 to 8,000 feet

Similar to Glacier View Meadows and Red Feather Highlands with larger lots.
Limited HOA services and fees.
Average snowfall somewhat less than Crystal Lakes, more likely to melt quickly

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