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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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”

Rimrock Open Space – Mountain Biking, Trail Running – Loveland, CO

Rimrock Open Space is part of the Fort Collins/Loveland, Colorado trail system that connects Horsetooth Mountain Park, Coyote Ridge Natural Area, and Devil’s Backbone Open Space. Continue reading “Rimrock Open Space – Mountain Biking, Trail Running – Loveland, CO”

Indian Summer Trail – Mountain Biking, Trail Running – Loveland, CO

The Indian Summer trail is part of the Fort Collins/Loveland, Colorado trail system that connects Horsetooth Mountain Park, Coyote Ridge Natural Area, and Devil’s Backbone Open Space. However, the Indian Summer trail can only be accessed from the Blue Sky trail. Continue reading “Indian Summer Trail – Mountain Biking, Trail Running – Loveland, CO”

Blue Sky Trail – Mountain Biking, Trail Running – Fort Collins, CO

The Blue Sky trail is a 5.5 mile corridor that connects Horsetooth Mountain Park to Coyote Ridge Natural Area and Devil’s Backbone Open Space. Continue reading “Blue Sky Trail – Mountain Biking, Trail Running – Fort Collins, CO”

Red Mountain Open Space – Northern Colorado

The Mountains to Plains Project is a collaborative habitat conservation effort consisting of contributions from willing landowners, The Nature Conservancy, Larimer County Open Lands Program, Legacy Land Trust, the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Program, and Great Outdoors Colorado. The project protects over 55,000 acres of land. Continue reading “Red Mountain Open Space – Northern Colorado”

Coyote Ridge Natural Area – Hiking, Mountain Biking – Fort Collins, CO

Coyote Ridge Natural Area is managed by the City of Fort Collins and is located 15 minutes northwest of Loveland, Colorado and 15 minutes southwest of Fort Collins on Taft Hill Road/Wilson Avenue. Continue reading “Coyote Ridge Natural Area – Hiking, Mountain Biking – Fort Collins, CO”