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Mountain Lions Sighted at Local Natural Areas
Mountain lions have been sighted at several Fort Collins natural areas. Like all wildlife, mountain lions are a natural part of the ecosystem, and humans need to take certain precautions around them.
Rangers post mountain lion sightings signs when there are recent sightings in natural areas. If you see a mountain lion, please call the Colorado Parks and Wildlife's Fort Collins Office, 970-472-4300 (317 West Prospect Road).
At Which Natural Areas Might I See a Mountain Lion?
There are several Fort Collins natural areas where you may encounter mountain lions:
- Cathy Fromme Prairie Natural Area
- Coyote Ridge Natural Area
- Pineridge Natural Area
- Reservoir Ridge Natural Area
- Maxwell Natural Area
- Bobcat Ridge Natural Area
- Soapstone Prairie Natural Area
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is responsible for managing, conserving and protecting most wildlife. To learn more about mountain lions, read Colorado Parks and Wildlife's Living with Wildlife in Mountain Lion Country