Nordic Walking Trails in Colorado

Nordic walking is an emerging outdoor activity that promotes aerobic exercise, an upper body workout, and a connection with nature. It can be done year round and only requires a set of walking poles. Continue reading “Nordic Walking Trails in Colorado”

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”

Cathy Fromme Prairie Natural Area – Birding in Fort Collins, CO

Cathy Fromme Prairie is a natural area located in the southwest corner of Fort Collins, CO. It has two free parking lots with one on South Taft Hill Road and the other on South Shields Street. Continue reading “Cathy Fromme Prairie Natural Area – Birding in Fort Collins, CO”

Gateway Natural Area – Poudre Canyon – Fort Collins, Colorado

The Gateway Natural Area is located 15 miles northwest of Fort Collins, Colorado. Along CO-14, it is five miles west of where CO-14 breaks off from US-287. Continue reading “Gateway Natural Area – Poudre Canyon – Fort Collins, Colorado”