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Ross Natural Area

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Trail Status:

Open without issues.


You are invited to enjoy Ross Natural Area. On the southwest corner of Rolland Moore Park, this small site serves as an urban wildlife corridor. Try a family picnic at Rolland Moore Park followed by nature walk at Ross- off trail exploration is allowed. Ross is one of the older natural areas, purchased in 1978.



0.7 mile of the paved Spring Creek Trail (wheelchair accessible); 0.2 mile natural surface


5:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.


Parking at Rolland Moore Park and trail access from Spring Creek Trail.

Activities & Events

  • Free educational activities and events in June-October are listed in Tracks & Trails booklet guide.
  • Last minute activity additions, trail recommendations and events offered between November-May are in our free monthly electronic newsletter- sign up in the upper right-hand corner of this page.

  • Free educational programs at Ross Natural Area are available for groups by request, call the Master Naturalist Program at 970-224-6118 or email c2tlbm5leUBmY2dvdi5jb20= .

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