The Park Planning and Development Department manages the design and development of City of Fort Collins parks and paved trails. The Department provides a variety of services including conceptual design, development process, project management and community outreach. The Park Planning and Development team includes landscape architects, civil engineers and administrative professionals. This page will keep you updated on current projects and developments.
Located near the intersection of Ziegler Rd. and Kechter Rd., this 54 acre Community Park will offer a variety of park features, such as a BMX track, playground, creek play, orchard and more.
Nestled in the Maple Hill neighborhood, this 7 acre park will be located on the southwest corner of Maple Hill Drive and Bar Harbor Drive. With a walking path and playground this park will off a quiet place to enjoy the outdoors.
The City of Fort Collins has funding for improvements to Avery Neighborhood Park. Currently the Playground and other surrounding development have been completed. Phase II for the Park will continue through late winter into early spring. The Park Planning and Development Department will be keeping the neighborhood up to date on the Phase II construction schedule.
Imagine a place just a few blocks from Old Town Fort Collins where people of all ages can gather for year-round recreation and to enjoy the Poudre River. The Poudre River Whitewater Park is scheduled to open in 2018.
Over the next several months the City of Fort Collins will be looking at possible improvements and future considerations for City Park. This webpage will provide you with City Park related information and updates during this process.
A major construction project is underway on the Fossil Creek Trail, west of College Avenue. Phase One of the project, building the BNSF tunnel underpass, is complete and will be available for use when construction of the paved trail (Phase Two) is finished. Phase Two, construction of the paved trail, is set to begin Fall/Winter of 2017.
Offering a connection to the City of Loveland, this stretch of paved trail will begin in the Cathy Fromme Prairie Natural Area in Fort Collins, and connect to the Sunset Valley Natural Area in Loveland. This has been a collaborative effort with the City of Loveland, City of Fort Collins and Larimer County.
Larimer County, the City of Loveland, and the City of Fort Collins are working together to construct a 2 mile segment of trail as part of the Front Range Trail. The purpose of this trail is to connect Wyoming to New Mexico, along the Front Range, offering 876 miles of trail.