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Natural Areas

Natural Areas' Response

Natural Area sites are open, rangers are on-duty, and the community is encouraged to enjoy and steward these treasured places.

Natural Areas' headquarters, Nix (1745 Hoffman Mill Rd) is closed to the public but staff remains available via phone and email.

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Bobcat Ridge Open to the Public!

Thanks to support from the Fort Collins community and the Pulliam Charitable Trust, the popular Bobcat Ridge Natural Area is open after the Cameron Peak Fire in 2020. All trails will be open and visitors must stay on trail, no dogs are allowed.

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The Fort Collins Natural Areas Career Quiz

Have you ever wondered what your perfect job at the Natural Areas would be? There’s a lot more than you might think! Take this quiz and find out your perfect Natural Areas career match!

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