Natural Areas is Listening
The draft Poudre River Zone Update will be available by May 1 for review and comment here.
Please share your input on how ten Urban Zone natural areas and local natural spaces are managed. Your feedback will inform the priorities and tactics that will appear in the draft Zone Update.
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.
Events and Activities#
- Free educational activities and events in June-October are listed in the Natural Areas Explorer booklet guide.
- Last minute activity additions, trail recommendations and events offered between November-May are in our free monthly electronic newsletter- sign up on this page.
- Check out the Natural Areas Learning Library for some great self-guided activities.
- Know before you go safety and recreation information.
- Trail Map
- Poudre River Natural Areas Management Plan
- Springer Natural Area is an Important Bird Area, learn more here.