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Natural Areas

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 and 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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