Natural Areas Trail Conditions and Finder
This page will be updated as conditions change.
Trail Conditions #
Trails may be overgrown, and there are large numbers of grasshoppers present. The Valley Loop Trail is severely eroded near the DR Trail intersection. Bikers may use the DR Trail for downhill and uphill use. Share the trail: Bikes yield to horses and hikers. Hikers yield to horses.
Soapstone Prairie Natural Area open March 1 through November 30
Soapstone Prairie Natural Area is OPEN but Hazardous Trail Conditions may be present USE CAUTION. Due to recent flood events trails may have erosion damage and overgrown vegetation in areas. USE CAUTION. All roads and parking lots are open and passable.
Parking Lot Cameras #
Bobcat Ridge Natural Area Webcam
Coyote Ridge Natural Area Webcam
Gateway Natural Area Parking Lot Webcam
Gateway Natural Area Entrance Webcam
Reservoir Ridge Natural Area, Michaud Lane Parking Lot Webcam
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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:
- You can call the on-duty Ranger, 970-416-2147
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 COTREX.