Pike Trails Ranches Improvement Association (PTRIA)



Colorado is a “fence-out” state. It is your responsibility to fence cattle out of your property if you want to keep them out. Without a “lawful” fence, the landowner has no civil recourse for damage done to their property by trespassing livestock. For information about Open Range & Fencing in Colorado, including the definition of a “lawful” fence: 

If you’d like to know whose cattle is loose in Pike Trails Ranches, please call the Brand Inspector, South Central-Canon City District.

Mike Herrick, Brand Inspector 719-429-3147
Deb Vernon, Brand Supervisor 719-225-3005


Below are some of the local cattle owners and their brands:





Thanks to Diane and Bernie Mann, Craig Miller, Frank Hole, Tim Bratten, Jon Klima, Bill Jones, Karen Kohn, and Bill Pate for sending us their photos for use on this website.



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