Mount Margaret Trail – Horseback Riding, Hiking, MTB – Livermore, CO

The Mount Margaret trailhead is located 20 miles west of Livermore, Colorado and 41 miles from downtown Fort Collins, CO. The trailhead is reached by taking US-287 north to Livermore, turning left on CR-74E (a.k.a., Red Feather Lakes Road), and driving 20 miles west on CR-74E to a parking lot on the north side of the road. Continue reading “Mount Margaret Trail – Horseback Riding, Hiking, MTB – Livermore, CO”

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Map of Hiking and Mountain Biking Trails in Colorado

The following Google Map displays all of the Colorado hiking trails, mountain biking trails, and campgrounds we have documented on this blog. Zoom-in to get a closer view of a Colorado region and click on a map marker to access a link to its corresponding blog post. Continue reading “Map of Hiking and Mountain Biking Trails in Colorado”

Horsetooth Falls – Hiking with Kids, Dogs – Fort Collins, Colorado

The Horsetooth Mountain Open Space parking lot for hiking to Horsetooth Falls is located about 20 minutes west of Fort Collins, CO. Horsetooth Falls is an ideal hike for family and pet owners. Continue reading “Horsetooth Falls – Hiking with Kids, Dogs – Fort Collins, Colorado”

Young Gulch Trail – Mountain Biking, Dog Hiking – Fort Collins, CO

Young Gulch is a part of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and is located in the Poudre Canyon. The trailhead is about 35 minutes from downtown Fort Collins, CO and has free parking for 15+ vehicles. Continue reading “Young Gulch Trail – Mountain Biking, Dog Hiking – Fort Collins, CO”

Best Hikes for Dogs in Fort Collins, Colorado

In 2008, we hiked a lot of the trails along Colorado’s northern front range. Even though we do not own a dog, we observed each trail that we explored to determine which were dog friendly. The following were my top five hiking trails for dogs in Fort Collins. Continue reading “Best Hikes for Dogs in Fort Collins, Colorado”

Hiking with Kids in Fort Collins, Colorado

There are numerous fun hiking trails in Colorado’s northern Front Range, many of which are appropriate for kids. Specifically, Fort Collins’ family friendly hiking trails bestow an unbeatable opportunity to get your family out of the house and away from TV, the Internet, and video games. Continue reading “Hiking with Kids in Fort Collins, Colorado”