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City of Fort Collins Forestry Department will provide wood mulch Saturday, May 2 for $5.00 per load. The mulch will be distributed at Midpoint Drive and Sharp Point Drive, south of Prospect Road on Sharp Point Drive.
Exact funds and a tarp or cover to secure the mulch will be required. The mulch will be loaded into open-top vehicles or trailers using a front-end loader. Hand shoveling into vehicles or containers will be prohibited. Self-loading mulch sites are available to residents throughout the year at the Gardens On Spring Creek, 2145 Centre Avenue, and the Rivendell Recycle Center, 1702 Riverside Avenue. This program is not available to commercial businesses.
For more information visit fcgov.com/forestry or call 970.221.6660.
Children’s play areas are a core service of Fort Collin’s park system. From pocket parks to large-scale settings, play areas of all sizes give children across the Fort Collins the opportunity to explore, engage and enjoy the world around them. Parks’ Certified Playground Inspectors visit playgrounds on a regular basis looking for maintenance and vandalism issues which prompts various projects.
Playground projects in 2015 include:
- Surfacing Renovations: Library Park (207 Peterson St) – April 2015
- Full Renovation: Overland Park (2930 Virginia Dale Dr) – Fall 2015
- Surfacing Renovations (date to be determined):
- Rogers Park (2515 W Mulberry)
- Blevins Park (2012 Hampshire Rd)
- Miramont Park (5138 S. Boardwalk Dr)
- Rabbit Brush Park (1114 Elgin Ct)
Hours to enjoy the Parks - 5:00am - 11:00pm
For Park questions or to make reservations: Please call the Parks Department (970)221-6660 or e-mail us at Our office is located at 413 S. Bryan Avenue, and we are open Monday thru Friday - 8:00am-5:00pm.
After hours, if there is an urgent situation needing the attention of park staff, please call our on-call at (970) 219-3450.
For an EMERGENCY call 911
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If you would like to know more about public events and races happening in the Parks, along the Trails and throughout City streets, check out the Public Events Calendar. You can subscribe to the calendar for updates and add specific events to your own calendar.
The citizens of Fort Collins have been enjoying the city park system for over 100 years. Fort Collins currently has 875 acres of developed park land including 6 community parks and 42 neighborhood/pocket parks. We also have over 35 miles of recreational trails that flow through our City.
The Park/Cemeteries Division of the Community Services, Service Unit provides maintenance and stewardship of parks, cemeteries, trails, medians and other public grounds for the Fort Collins community; and works to keep them clean, safe and in usable condition for everyone to enjoy.
We care just as much about the product we deliver as the people who deliver it. Our goals are to promote professional development, safety and wellness, service to our community and a lasting legacy of stewardship and camaraderie.
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Physical Address: 413 South Bryan Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80521