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2022 Natural Areas Explorer

The 2022 Natural Areas Explorer is here! Find free natural area programming from June through October. There's something for everyone!

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Floating on the Poudre River is not Safe

The Poudre River is not safe for novice recreation right now. Please wait till later in the season to float the Poudre River. Typically late July is when we start to see safer conditions. Even then, please wear a personal flotation device.

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Bobcat Ridge Natural Area to Add 675 Acres

The City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department is purchasing 675-acres adjacent to Bobcat Ridge Natural Area. The acquisition will take place in two parts; 414 acres were recently bought, and 261 acres are planned to be purchased in early 2023.

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