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Natural Areas Trail Conditions

    Last updated: Nov 16, 2017 at 4:29 PM

Natural Area Status & Details
Bobcat Ridge
OPEN
Hours now vary seasonally:
Winter (November 1- February 28) 7 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Spring (March 1- April 30) 6 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Summer (May 1- August 31) 5 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Fall (September 1- October 31) 6 a.m.- 8 p.m.
No entry permitted after sunset.
Flores del Sol
Not yet open to the public.
Fossil Creek Reservoir
Hours now vary seasonally:
Winter (November 1- February 28) 7 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Spring (March 1- April 30) 6 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Summer (May 1- August 31) 5 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Fall (September 1- October 31) 6 a.m.- 8 p.m.
No entry permitted after sunset.
Gateway
Access to Seaman Reservoir, the North Fork of the Poudre, and the Black Powder Trail will be restricted Oct. 16- Nov. 27 as a bridge is being replaced. Please respect the posted closure- wading is the only way to cross the Poudre River during construction.
Hours now vary seasonally:
Winter (November 1- February 28) 7 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Spring (March 1- April 30) 6 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Summer (May 1- August 31) 5 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Fall (September 1- October 31) 6 a.m.- 8 p.m.
No entry permitted after sunset.
Soapstone Prairie
The Plover Trail is now open.
Hours now vary seasonally:
Winter (November 1- Nov. 30) 7 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Closed December, January, February.
Spring (March 1- April 30) 6 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Summer (May 1- August 31) 5 a.m.- 9 p.m.
Fall (September 1- October 31) 6 a.m.- 8 p.m.
No entry permitted after sunset.
Soaring Vista
Not yet open to the public.
All other trails are open! Enjoy your natural areas!

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How To Learn More

Rangers monitor conditions at closed trails daily, and reopen as soon as conditions allow. Trail closures are posted here and:

Paved trails such as the Spring Creek Trail, Mason Trail and Poudre River Trail are managed by City of Fort Collins Parks. Conditions are posted on NoCo Trail Report.