Reservoir Ridge Natural Area – Fort Collins, CO

Reservoir Ridge Natural Area is located 15 minutes northwest of Fort Collins, Colorado. Continue reading “Reservoir Ridge Natural Area – Fort Collins, CO”

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Ramsay-Shockey Open Space – Fishing, Hiking – Loveland, CO

Ramsay-Shockey Open Space is part of the Larimer County Parks and Open Land Areas and is located 30 minutes southwest of Loveland, Colorado via US-34. Continue reading “Ramsay-Shockey Open Space – Fishing, Hiking – Loveland, CO”

Crosier Mountain Trail – Drake Trailhead – Glen Haven, CO

Crosier Mountain is in the Roosevelt National Forest and has three trailheads that can all be used to reach the summit: Drake, Rainbow Pit, and one near the village of Glen Haven. We hiked from the Drake trailhead which is 2.2 miles west of Drake, Colorado and on the south side of CR-43. Continue reading “Crosier Mountain Trail – Drake Trailhead – Glen Haven, CO”

Eagles Nest Open Space – Hiking, Horseback Riding – Livermore, CO

Eagle’s Nest Open Space parking lot is located just outside Livermore, CO which is 30 minutes northwest of Fort Collins, CO via highway 287. Continue reading “Eagles Nest Open Space – Hiking, Horseback Riding – Livermore, CO”

Devils Backbone Open Space – Wild Loop Trail – Loveland, Colorado

Devil’s Backbone is a 2,100+ acre open space managed by Larimer County’s Open Land Program. The trailhead is 30+ minutes from Fort Collins, 5-10 minutes from Loveland, and is located off of US-34. Continue reading “Devils Backbone Open Space – Wild Loop Trail – Loveland, Colorado”

Bobcat Ridge Natural Area – MTB, Horseback Riding – Fort Collins, CO

The Bobcat Ridge Natural Area is located approximately 30 minutes outside of Fort Collins, CO but is worth the drive for hikers, nordic walkers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders. Continue reading “Bobcat Ridge Natural Area – MTB, Horseback Riding – Fort Collins, CO”

Mountain Biking on Lory State Park Valley Trails

If you prefer to hike in Lory State Park instead of bike then please read about Arthur’s Rock Trail and Well Gulch Nature Trail.

Lory State Park has nine miles of single track mountain biking trails that are primarily rolling hills with very few prolonged climbs in elevation. Continue reading “Mountain Biking on Lory State Park Valley Trails”