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    Top Spots in and near Red Feather Lakes

    • Fort Collins, Colorado

      Mountain Bike Reservoir Ridge

      2.3 mi / 216 ft gain
      Summary One of my favorite post-work rides in Fort Collins, Colorado is a short but challenging loop along Reservoir Ridge. The scenery is incredible and includes water, mountains, a great trail system, and a spattering of intermediate, rocky sections. This is a solid loop to get your heart rate ...
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    • Walden, Colorado

      View Fall Color on Cameron Pass

      From the front range, drive west of Fort Collins, Colo. on Highway 14 towards Walden, Colo. When you enter Highway 14 from Fort Collins, look for Ted's Place. Ted's is a gas station and convenient store, stop here to hit the bathroom, fill up on gas, and grab some snacks. There will be very few f...
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    • Walden, Colorado

      Backcountry Ski or Snowboard at Cameron Pass

      To get to Cameron Pass, drive west out of Fort Collins from Highway 287, to Highway 14, into Poudre Canyon. Take the drive all the way through Poudre Canyon, and soon you will climb out of the canyon and towards the continental divide at Cameron Pass. Once you see the sign at the top of the pass ...
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    • Walden, Colorado

      Snowshoeing at Blue Lake near Cameron Pass

      10 mi / 1500 ft gain
      While the trail does have quite a bit of elevation gain you don't really feel it since it is dispersed among five miles of trail. The first part of the trail is a wider road with a few look out points of nearby Chambers Lake. About two miles in you reach the end of the National Forest area. From ...
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    • Walden, Colorado

      Cross-Country Ski to American Lakes

      4.0
      12 mi / 800 ft gain
      WARNING! AVALANCHE DANGER!Make sure you have avalanche safety knowledge and equipment. This route enters avalanche terrain.If you are looking for one of the ultimate cross-country ski treks along the northern Front Range, look no further. This trip takes you to the American Lakes at the base of t...
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    • Walden, Colorado

      Backpack to Kelly Lake In State Forest SP

      13.2 mi / 2624 ft gain
      Round trip will take you along 13.2 beautiful miles of Northern Colorado backcountry. Starting from the trail head which can be found within the entrance of the park (near the horse ring and car camping), you'll head into some beautiful backcountry. Before you reach the woods, a 4x4 trail will be...
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    • Fort Collins, Colorado

      Hike Arthur's Rock in Lory State Park

      4.8
      3.7 mi / 1150 ft gain
      The climb to the summit of Arthur's Rock in Lory State Park provides relative isolation and solitude just 30 minutes from downtown Fort Collins along with great hiking, trail running, mountain biking, rock climbing, and horseback riding.Arthur's Rock Trail is the most direct route to the summit, ...
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    • Fort Collins, Colorado

      Hike the North Loop via Foothills Trail

      5.0
      6.5 mi / 700 ft gain
      Despite its singular name, the Foothills Trail in Fort Collins is an interconnected series of trails that follows the ridges and hogsbacks which comprise the majority of the eastern side of the Horsetooth Reservoir. The trail can be accessed at several points along its length (by trails also call...
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    • Fort Collins, Colorado

      Fat Tire Bike the Foothills Trail

      5.0
      8.5 mi / 1000 ft gain
      The Reservoir Ridge and Foothills trail system around Horsetooth Reservoir and Fort Collins is excellent for mountain biking, trail running, and hiking. During the winter it is particularly great for fat tire mountain biking, and the Foothills Trail is one of the best. The trail itself is roughly...
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    • Walden, Colorado

      Hike to American Lakes

      5.0
      11 mi / 1680 ft gain
      American Lakes are two high alpine lakes located within State Forest State Park and the Never Summer Mountain Range. The park is located about 75 miles west of Fort Collins, Colo. along Highway 14 on the west side of Cameron Pass.Coming down from Cameron Pass, look for a sign for the American Lak...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Catch a Sunset Above Milner Pass

      This is a great place to be at sunrise or sunset.  Bring a camera & tripod and check the weather ahead of time.Take Trail Ridge Road all the way to the top and park at the Alpine Visitor Center.  There's a great view from here, but if you're interested in photography I recommend taking the tr...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Chasm Falls

      3.0
      2.57 mi / 132 ft gain
      Parking in Rocky Mountain National Park is tricky for Chasm Falls. Depending on where you are able to park, the hike will be a 0.1 mile, 2.8 mile, or 4.8 mile round-trip hike. It’s also important to know that Old Fall River Road is closed during the winter months from Nov 30th until the end of Ma...
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    • Fort Collins, Colorado

      Horsetooth Reservoir North Foothills Trail

      2.64 mi / 295 ft gain
      Horsetooth Reservoir North Foothills Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Fort Collins, Colorado.
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Hike the Ypsilon Lake Trail

      5.0
      8.38 mi / 2000 ft gain
      To get to the trailhead, enter Rocky Mountain National Park on the 36.  Keep right at the fork with the 34 and then you'll take your next left and the parking for the trailhead is the first parking area on your right.  There is an outhouse at the trailhead too, so if you need to take a pit stop b...
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    • 40.407117,-105.626146

      Hike to Lawn Lake, Rocky Mountain NP

      12.9 mi / 2558 ft gain
      This 4 to 8 hour day hike leads to Lawn Lake, located inside a large basin at tree line, and surrounded by Fairchild Mountain, Hagues Peak, and Mummy Mountain. Lawn Lake is among the largest subapline lakes in Rocky Mountain National Park. As you ascend into the sub-alpine zone, you will be gree...
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    • Estes Park, Colorado

      Hike The Mummy Kill (a.k.a. Mummy Mania)

      14.31 mi / 5600 ft gain
      Wanna kill some mummies!? Of course you do! Who doesn't? Mount Chapin: 12,454 feet; Mount Chiquita: 13,069 feet; Ypsilon Mountain: 13,514 feet; Fairchild Mountain: 13,502 feet; Hagues Peak: 13,560 feet; Mummy Mountain: 13,425 feet The Mummy Kill is the perfect all-day hike for those seasoned h...
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