Coyote Ridge Natural Area, Fort Collins

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Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
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  • Great hike- we did four miles round-trip, to the top of the ridge and back. There are informational signs along the trail (which added to my understanding of the landscape we were hiking). There is...  more »
  • Great trail road and for the past few weeks burrowing owls were nesting there. Seeing a family of 8 owls was great. Sometimes you will see quite a few photographers. Great photo opporutnies, also...  more »
  • This can be a busy trail on the weekend so get there early. Smooth, wide trail to the cabin and interpretative trail. Trail narrows after this and becomes more work. Switchbacks mean some good climbs to the summit.
  • This is a great spot for a “mini” hike or trail run. It is about 2 miles to the top. Excellent views when you get up there. If you like to ride horses this is a good trail for horses. Things to keep in mind are that Dogs are NOT allowed AT ALL so plan ahead. There is a decent bathroom at about 1.5 miles that makes the trail a good one for kids.

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