Linda Balough, 1st Vice President

“You go, General Pike.”

Linda Balough Alma, CO Board & Chair- Pike Trail in CO
  • Position:
    Executive Board
  • Company:
    Alma, CO

Linda Balough was the Director of the Park County Department of Heritage, Tourism and Community Development and managed the South Park National Heritage Area, one of Colorado’s three National Heritage Areas.

She was been with Park County government for 11 years starting as Director for the Office of Historic Preservation.

Linda has sat on the board of a number of organizations, including Colorado Preservation Inc., Pikes Peak College’s Outdoor Leadership and Recreation Technology Department, the Park County Local History Archives, the Alliance of National Heritage Areas, and of course the Pike Trail National Historic Trail Association.

Linda is a published author with a long writing career as a feature and travel writer and also has developed two local history textbooks; one for Park County Colorado, and one for Hendricks County, Indiana.

She is the Chairperson of our Pike Trail in Colorado.