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Reservoir Ridge Natural Area

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Another easy morning or evening walk

This is a great place to bird watch as well as burn some calories after eating. Beautiful, scenic... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Fort Collins, Colorado
traveling colorado

interesting area to explore another excursion not as rustic and wild as the Poudre River still... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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27 May 2018
“Another easy morning or evening walk”
17 May 2018
“traveling colorado”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1425 N Overland Trl, Fort Collins, CO 80521-1106
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

This is a great place to bird watch as well as burn some calories after eating. Beautiful, scenic, and easy to get to!

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

interesting area to explore another excursion not as rustic and wild as the Poudre River still worth a look around and some thing interesting to do and enjoyable.

Thank SemperFi1775
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Have seen a few rattlesnakes, so just be aware! Great trails, some hilly and like most area trails lots of sun and not much shade. Take plenty of water and stay hydrated!

Thank DrJ5714
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We live close to Reservoir Ridge and I love hiking the trails. My son and I attempted to mountain bike it, but once you get up on the ridge, it's extremely rocky. I'm not skilled enough to ride this type of trail, so I did...More

Thank jenniferwS5252DL
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a reasonably nice place to hike close to Ft Collins. The only problem is that they close it for the slightest amount of rain or snowmelt. Yet, other nearby similar trails are kept open. Just be aware if you plan to hike (or...More

1  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 26 April 2017

do this hike when ever I can - lots of fun - have taken kids up several times - great view at top - take a snack for the top and plenty of water

Thank Rosetta0229
Reviewed 14 May 2016

many different parking/trailheads and many intersecting routes. no fee so it's nice if you don't have lots of time or money! We enjoyed seeing deer and wildflowers. Dogs are allowed on the trail but otherwise we didn't see many locals on a cool, windy Saturday...More

Thank MsDawnL
Reviewed 7 April 2016

If you start from the new Overland Trail entrance, you get a nice long warmup before you gain any elevation. Then you rise up the front edge of the Rocky Mountains to the top of the first ridge. You can see the endless plains to...More

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Reservoir Ridge has something for everyone. If you park off of Overland Trail it is about a 2-mile stroll across the prairie until you get to much "up". (A better choice to get to the good parts it to park off of Michaud Lane which...More

Thank ROCtraveler30
Reviewed 20 December 2015

All part of the areas surrounding Fort Collins. With good roads and places to pull off and enjoy the beauty.

Thank M Richard M
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