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Horsetooth Mountain Open Space

Off of Harmony Rd to Horsetooth Mountain, Fort Collins, CO
+1 970-498-7000
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Great place to enjoy alone or in a group

I love running the trails, watching the sunrise/sunset, walking the dog, paddleboarding and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
anne d
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Beautiful

beautiful place to just escape and enjoy nature. The scenes are spectacular. Trails, water, camping... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
padillabunch
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“state park” (10 reviews)
“moderate hike” (6 reviews)
“great hike” (12 reviews)
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Off of Harmony Rd to Horsetooth Mountain, Fort Collins, CO
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"state park"
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"moderate hike"
in 6 reviews
"great hike"
in 12 reviews
"hiking trails"
in 16 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 11 reviews
"close to town"
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"short hike"
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"easy hike"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful drive"
in 6 reviews
"falls"
in 52 reviews
"reservoir"
in 67 reviews
"boating"
in 28 reviews
"trickle"
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"deer"
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"picnic"
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"trailhead"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love running the trails, watching the sunrise/sunset, walking the dog, paddleboarding and kayaking. It is an all season place! Tremendous views, it is hard to belive such a gorgeous place is so close to town

Thank anne d
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

beautiful place to just escape and enjoy nature. The scenes are spectacular. Trails, water, camping and fishing.

Thank padillabunch
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

We hiked up the hill , took about an hour in the snow .. what a great view at the top of Horsetooth Reservoir. We did it in 13 degree weather on New Years Eve. I bet it's beautiful in the summer when you can...More

Thank Cathy333P
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

To get more details like maps, regulations (no firewood, no firearms, etc.) you should visit larimer.org for an easy-to navigate website. If you live in the neighborhood of Ft. Collins, Colorado or even as far away as Denver or Cheyenne, Wyoming, this is a good...More

Thank AlfaGeek
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

If you're just looking to be outdoors and get some exercise in, this place is great, even with the $6 parking fee. If you're hoping to get some insane views, it's probably better to go on another hike. Apparently it's a staple hike for anyone...More

Thank thepartyingtraveler
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Horsetooth trails in Ft. Collins, CO were very scenic but somewhat difficult hiking trails for over age 50 in good health. Less strenuous options available but map n signage somewhat confusing. Took wrong turn where there was no sign when one needed to make a...More

Thank Kerry S
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We had a wonderful day for a short hike on the well marked trails. Lovely boulders and several boats out on the water added to the beauty of this area. Very close to Midtown Fort Collins.

Thank Penny A
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Really beautiful place for all types of recreation. Hiking, boating, picnics, etc. Great place to spend the day with the family and friends.

Thank Donna J
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

You have to experience the location as it offers hiking trails, biking trails, boating and water activities as well as getting out and running the trails if you like. There's something for everyone including a great top-down view of Fort Collins and surrounding areas. What...More

Thank O7512SPdonr
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I was visiting Fort Collins and had heard that this area is beautiful but that it can get crowded. I went on a Thursday morning about 10 am. My friend and I hiked the Horsetooth falls trail and completed the loop back to the parking...More

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Benita L
7 August 2017|
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Response from Sparkdog1 | Reviewed this property |
There are picnic tables along the east side of the reservoir at several spots. Go to Larimer County website for more info.
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Deb P
17 May 2017|
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Response from Samantha P | Reviewed this property |
What Jay M said!
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cmontemayer
5 July 2016|
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Response from HBwavehunter | Reviewed this property |
No its dirt hiking, not stroller friendly sorry
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