The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission invites the public to a walking tour about Trees on the University of Northern Colorado campus on Monday, July 29th at 6:30 p.m.  The “Trail of Champions”  will begin at the UNC Visitor’s Center at 1862 10th Avenue and continue through the campus. 

The tour will include those trees that have held or now hold State Champion status.  Approximately forty trees will be highlighted on this tour, which will include some unique and Native Colorado species including Ginkgo, Tri-colored Beech, Ohio Buckeye, Bristlecone pine, Alpine fir and the Champion Amur Cork Tree.   The event is free and open to the public.


The Historic Preservation Commission 2013 walking tours focus on the University District neighborhoods. The remaining walking tour schedule includes:

  • August 5th-Hillside/Farr Neighborhood. Starting location: Farr Park Shelter, Farr Park, 13th Avenue and 26th Street, 6:30 p.m.
  • September 16  Alles Acres. Starting location: Jackson Elementary School Parking Lot, 2002 25th Street, 5:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Betsy Kellums in the Historic Preservation Office at or 970.350.9222.