Longhopes Donkey Shelter Tour and Picnic

  • August 10, 2013 · 10:00 AM
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Lets get together for a fun visit, tour, and picnic at Longhopes Donkey Shelter!

This is an unforgetable tour.  See the photos for a small example of the precious angels you will have the pleasure of meeting while you are there.  Feel free to bring carrots and apple slices to treat the donkeys.  It's as much a treat for us as it is for them.

We will have a guided tour of the donkey rescue facility and grounds, meet the wonderful rescued souls who call the shelter home, and then enjoy a vegan brown bag picnic together afterwards, while we chat about our new donkey friends.

Please bring your own plant-based (vegan) brown bag lunch and drinks. A dessert will be provided for all.

The shelter is awesome and, as all sanctuaries, they truly need our support. The tour fee is a $5 donation per adult, with all funds collected going to the care of the donkeys. Children 16 & under can join us free. If you can manage a larger donation, there will also be a donation jar available so you want to toss in a little extra to help care for these darling beings. The shelter requires a prepayment in order for them know how many folks to expect, and to avoid no shows, so we have set up paypal for this event. The event RSVP is $5.50 per

person. The extra is to cover the paypal costs. Please read the paypal instructions and refund policy carefully.  Thank you!

Location: 50 S. Dutch Valley Road, Bennett, Colorado 80102 (303)[masked]

Driving Directions from Colorado Springs:

Take I-25 north, to I-225 north, to I-70 north.  Travel east on Hwy I-70 towards Limon, past the town of Watkins.

Take the next exit which is Manila Road, go south (right) for 1 mile.
Go east (left) on County Road 6 approximately 2 miles.
Go south (right) onto Dutch Valley Road, which is a short, DEAD END, gravel road. It is a right only turn.
Go to #66 on the left hand side. It is the 1st property with white vinyl fencing. Fence and gates have signs that say Longhopes.
Take driveway to Visitor Center.

We are doing the morning tour in order to avoid the mid day heat.  Please try to be there promptly at 10 so we can start the tour on time.  Thank you so much!

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  • Heather

    Sounds like a great time, wish I could go but I must go to the fur demo which happens same day on opposite side of county. Take pictures Everyone so I can see them. :)

    August 9, 2013

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  • Ann S. +6
    Employee of the Animals, Co-Organizer
    Event Host

Your organizer's refund policy for Longhopes Donkey Shelter Tour and Picnic

Refunds offered if:

  • the Meetup is cancelled
  • the Meetup is rescheduled
  • you can cancel at least 2 day(s) before the Meetup

Additional notes: Note: JL Fields Consulting/Go Vegan with JL is collecting payment for this event on behalf of the group and will be donated to Longhopes.

Payments you make go to the organizer, not to Meetup. You must make refund requests to the organizer.

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