Springer is a forested natural area along the Poudre Trail near the junction of Mulberry and Riverside Ave. It is home to the American black currant, listed as critically imperiled in Colorado. Wildlife watchers are likely to see and hear the many migratory songbirds, waterfowl, and waterbirds that are typically found here. You may also see evidence of beaver activity on this natural area.
Nearest parking is at Lemay/Mulberry (Qdoba/Dairy Queen area). Trail access from the Poudre River Trail. Springer Natural Area has no entrance fee.
Events and Activities#
- 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.