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Park Planning & Development

Poudre Trail at I-25

 

The Poudre Trail at I-25 connection will add 1 ¾ miles to the existing 12 miles of trail within Fort Collins. Work being completed by the City of Fort Collins includes three segments of the trail:

  • East of the proposed I-25 underpass through the Arapaho Bend Natural Area connecting to the Town of Timnath's trail system.  
  • West of the proposed I-25 underpass to the existing trail at Arapaho Bend Natural Area. This will include construction of a new trailhead parking lot on Strauss Cabin Road.
  • West of Rigden Reservoir, continuing north of the railroad tracks, connecting to the existing trail at CSU’s Environmental Learning Center.
Status Milestone Date Description
In progress Trail design begins October 2019 - December 2020 City of Fort Collins segments of the Poudre Trail at I-25 project will be designed during this time.
TBD Trail opening 2023 Colorado Front Range Trail/Poudre River Regional Trail Initiative anticipated for completion.

 

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North Forty News: $2 Million GOCO Connect Initiative Grant Awarded to Larimer County, Fort Collins, Windsor and Timnath for Poudre River Regional Trail

A $2,000,000 Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Connect Initiative grant will fill three trail gaps of the Poudre River Regional Trail from Fort Collins to Windsor.

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