North Shield Pond Trail

Fort Collins, Colorado

3.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

1.54 miles

Elevation Gain

43 ft

Route Type

Loop

Description

Added by The Outbound Collective

North Shield Pond Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Fort Collins, Colorado.
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Features

Fishing
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Scenic
Wildlife

North Shield Pond Trail Reviews

As the description says you definitely see pretty wildflowers, even in the winter. It's a very flat trail with no elevation, making it a great hike for all levels. Dog friendly, benches along trail, and even a picnic area at the beginning. However, I would not recommend this trail between January - May when the snow is melting. Because it is so flat, the water doesn't really have anywhere to go. Probably the muddiest / slickest trail I've experienced in the area. Even with good hiking shoes on, we found ourselves slipping frequently. Just something to keep in mind.

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