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Redwing Marsh Natural Area

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Trail Status:

Open without issues.


This natural area provides relaxing recreation for all who visit. As its name suggests, red-winged blackbirds can often be seen and heard in the wetlands. The Larimer and Weld Canal flows on the north side of Redwing Marsh.



0.2 miles natural surface


5:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.


Redwing Marsh is north and east of Greenbriar Park (Willox Lane) with walk-in access from surrounding neighborhoods. Nearest parking is at Greenbriar Park. Red Wing Marsh's approximate address is 657 Willox Lane, Fort Collins.

Activities & Events

  • Free educational activities and events in June-October are listed in Tracks & Trails booklet guide.
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  • Free educational programs at Redwing Marsh Natural Area are available for groups by request, call the Master Naturalist Program at 970-224-6118 or email c2tlbm5leUBmY2dvdi5jb20= .

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