The Homestead Ranch, owned by the McLeod Family, offers an incredible getaway experience with its 2,600 deeded acres of beautiful settings, large elk herds, aspen groves and wildflowers. Hunters are well-acquainted with their 10,000-square-foot Black Mesa Lodge. The ranch is a short drive from Crawford on Highway 92. Hotchkiss-Crawford Historical Society members will tour the historic sites on Black Mesa led by Tom McLeod on Aug. 15. The X Lazy F dude ranch, the graves of pioneer children, Indian mounds and other sites will be visited.