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History

History of Trout Haven and Lost Dutchman Resort

Baron Frederick Von Schleinitz came from Europe in the late 1940’s and bought property in Teller County.  He owned and developed Trout Haven Resort and the subdivision east and west of the Resort.

The Baron actually had the lakes built starting in the early 1950’s.  At that time he also owned the Trout Haven Restaurant and motel on the SW corner in Divide.  You could catch your fresh trout at Trout Haven and they would cook it at the restaurant.

The Baron developed the subdivisions letting owners become Trout Haven members.  At one time in the 1960’s there were over 500 club members.

In the 1980’s the Baron sold the resort to a California partnership that changed the name to “The Lakes at Eagle Wing” and tried to change the concept of Trout Haven.  They were unsuccessful, the property foreclosed and the Baron got the property back in 1990.

PK Enterprise purchased the property from the Baron in 1991.  We went back to the Trout Haven Club model putting the resort on a solid foundation to build on the future.  Bringing us to where we are today.

In 1997 the Lost Dutchman event pavilion was built.  It is a wonderful amenity to be added to the resort offerings.

In 2008 the conference center was added to the resort.  It doubles as our office and as an amenity for others to rent.