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Your Parks. Our Passion.#

City Park

Our parks and trails help define the Fort Collins lifestyle. Fort Collins currently has over 966 acres of developed parks including 7 community parks and 43 neighborhood/pocket parks. Over 45 miles of paved trails connect our community.

We're passionate about providing you world-class parks and trails. The Parks Department maintains parks, cemeteries, trails, medians and other public grounds for the community. We aim to provide you with a clean, safe and attractive environment to enjoy.

Parks are open daily between the hours of 5 a.m.-11 p.m. 

Independence Day Community Celebration

Celebrate America's independence on Saturday, July 2 with a day filled with celebratory fun presented by Elevations Credit Union and the City of Fort Collins. 

Splash Pads

Splash pads are open from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday. Signage will be posted limiting the number of users at one time along with physical distancing recommendations. Splash pads will remain operational through Labor Day.

We're Hiring!

Parks and Recreation Departments are hiring for a variety of summer positions. 

View Parks Openings

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Parks Map

View an interactive aerial map of all parks and their amenities in Fort Collins.

Outdoor Pickleball Court Map

EAB Detected in Fort Collins

EAB is a highly destructive, non-native insect that infests and kills all North American true ash species. Infested trees gradually die over a period of approximately two to four years.  

View the City of Fort Collins Emerald Ash Borer Response Plan

Trail System Status

Keep updated with the status of Fort Collins trails with an updated listing of closures and detours. 

Park & Shelter Reservations

Take a look at all the reservation options, guidelines, and applications online.