Easy to get to from the Poudre Trail and nearby neighborhoods, this site is an enjoyable part of the natural area experience along the north side of the Poudre River. Look for waterfowl and birds such as killdeers, belted kingfishers, and song sparrows.
Ranger at Salyer Natural Area Bridge, Photo by Ryan Burke
Red Fox at Salyer Natural Area
Bridge Between Legacy Park and Salyer Natural Area in the Winter
Nearest parking is at the west end of Woodlawn Drive or the west end of Hemlock Street (at approximately 499 Hemlock St). Trail access from Lee Martinez Park and McMurry Natural Area. Salyer Natural Area has no entrance fee.
Activities and Events#
- Find free educational activities and events year-round on the Events Calendar. Activities and events in June-October are also listed in the Natural Areas Explorer.
- Learn about special events and activities each month by subscribing to the Natural Areas e-newsletter.
- Check out the Natural Areas Learning Library for self-guided activities.
- Bird Checklist- Courtesy of Fort Collins Audubon Society