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  • Larimer County, Colorado

    Top Spots in and near Larimer County

    • Bellvue, Colorado

      Trail Run the Hewlett Gulch Trail

      5.0
      8.5 mi / 800 ft gain
      Hewlett Gulch Trailhead is located about 20 minutes from Fort Collins and offers easy hiking in the Poudre Canyon.From Fort Collins, take 287 to Ted's Place. Take a left onto CO 14 and follow 14 through the canyon just past Poudre Park where you see the trailhead sign. Turn left onto the road tha...
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    • Windsor, Colorado

      Windsor Lake Loop Trail

      4.0
      2.28 mi / 36 ft gain
      Windsor Lake Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Windsor, Colorado.
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    • Fort Collins, Colorado

      Horsetooth Rock

      4.5
      4.78 mi / 1421 ft gain
      The Horsetooth Mountain Park Open Space is located just 4 miles from Fort Collins. The 2,886 acre park offers 29 miles of hiking, biking, and horse back riding trails. Having taken both the multi use trail and the hiking only trail, I recommend the hiking only. This trail offers you the views an...
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    • Fort Collins, Colorado

      Horsetooth Falls

      4.3
      2.17 mi / 541 ft gain
      Horsetooth Mountain Park is an outdoor trail haven just minutes from downtown Ft. Collins. The 2711 acre area has 29 miles of trails of varying length and difficulty for all levels of adventurers to explore. Horsetooth Falls is one of the shortest (yet stunning) trails in the area. This hike is...
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    • Fort Collins, Colorado

      Hike the Coyote Ridge Trail

      1.0
      3 mi / 550 ft gain
      The Coyote Ridge Natural Area is one of several Larimer County "gateway" preserves and Open Lands that lead into the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, connecting the shrublands of the Great Plains to the Rocky Mountain themselves through a network of trails, parks, and preserves. The Coyote Rid...
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    • Loveland, Colorado

      Climb Green Ridge in the Roosevelt National Forest

      9.8 mi / 2400 ft gain
      Green Ridge is a fantastic series of summits in the Front Range that make for excellence training hikes, but is often forgotten as it lies outside of the nearby Bobcat Ridge Natural Area and just inside of Roosevelt National Forest. The summit itself at 7,402' is fantastic, featuring a nearly 900...
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    • Loveland, Colorado

      Hike the Valley Loop Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area

      4.4 mi / 500 ft gain
      The Valley Loop Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area begins at the main entrance of the Natural Area, just off W County Road 32 C near Masonville, west of Fort Collins and the Horsetooth Reservoir.To get there take West County Road 38 E west from Fort Collins over and around the Horsetooth Rese...
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    • Loveland, Colorado

      Hike the D.R. Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area

      3.7
      6.2 mi / 1050 ft gain
      D.R. Trail, named for David Rice Pulliam who donated the land to create the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, is a 3.1 mile spur off the Valley Loop Trail that climbs roughly 1,000' into Mahoney Park before it intersects with the Powerline and Ginny Trails. To get to the start of the trail, take the Val...
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    • Loveland, Colorado

      Hike the Powerline Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area

      3.8 mi / 1100 ft gain
      Powerline Trail is a 1.9 mile spur off the Valley Loop Trail in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area that climbs 1,100 feet from the valley floor to Mahoney Park.To get to the start of the trail, take the Valley Loop Trail .9 miles in the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area from the main entrance of the Natural A...
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    • Loveland, Colorado

      Hike the Devil's Backbone in Colorado

      4.3
      2.5 mi
      The Devils Backbone Open Space offers great hiking in the Front Range foothills. The main feature is the rock formation running along the western boundary of the park, but the open space also supports a large wildlife and plant population. Here, you'll find great opportunities for year-round hiki...
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    • Livermore, Colorado

      Mt. McConnel Summit Trail Loop

      4.26 mi / 1453 ft gain
      This 4.3-mile round trip hike gains 1300 feet of elevation before reaching the Mt. McConnel summit. The primitive trail is rated as difficult and has an ascent of many switchbacks, leading up to a wild flower-covered summit. The trail winds along the ridge line around 8,000 feet, offering panoram...
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    • Red Feather Lakes, Colorado

      Camp near Lost Lake (in the Red Feather Lakes area)

      I need to start by saying I stayed here on Memorial Day weekend, a very busy camping weekend in Colorado. Online searches for a suitable campsite were useless, everything was booked. It is hard to drive 2 plus hours to an area and hope you find a place for dispersed camping. Thankfully a friend t...
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    • Bellvue, Colorado

      Poudre Canyon Run

      5.0
      26.2 mi / 1800 ft gain
      Stretching 126 miles from its source in the Rocky Mountain National Park, the Cache La Poudre (pronounced: Poo-ter) river provides host to an entire treasure trove of outdoor recreational activities. From Fly Fishing and rafting to camping and photography. Carved away by thousands of years of flo...
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    • Cheyenne, Wyoming

      Hidden Falls Loop

      5.0
      4.32 mi / 469 ft gain
      Directions: From Laramie, take I-80 east to exit 323 and continue on HWY 210 east for approximately 15 miles. From there the entrance to Curt Gowdy State Park will be clearly marked on the right side of the road. Then drive south for 1.4 miles until you reach a large parking area on the right sid...
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    • Cheyenne, Wyoming

      Lakeside Camping and Mountain Biking

      4.0
      This trail system is somewhat of a hidden gem to mountain bikers south of the Wyoming border. Those who know their way around the best trail systems, though, hail Curt Gowdy as one of the best. If you've got some energy to burn, try the IMBA Epic suggested route, which loops together the 20 miles...
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    • Cheyenne, Wyoming

      Hike to the Chameleon

      4.5 mi
      Curt Gowdy State Park, one of the few southeast Wyoming hot spots, has a couple of hidden gems. One of the best is the “Chameleon,” ruler of Curt Gowdy State Park. To reach the Chameleon, head out on Crow Creek Trail, then loop back on Mo’ Rocka Trail. The trailhead is near the entrance of Curt G...
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