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Fossil Creek Park, Fort Collins

#8 of 19 in Parks in Fort Collins
Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Fossil Creek Park is a must visit for the dino-loving little in your life. After climbing a giant Wooly Mammoth and swinging from its tusks, kids can climb through a shark’s jaw and then scale a concrete climbing wall with embedded “fossils.” The park is an ode to Colorado’s abundant geological history. Along with the great playground, the nearly 100-acre park includes a dog park, skate park, tennis courts, baseball fields, basketball courts, hockey courts, plenty of walking paths and a splash park for kids to cool off in during the summer months.
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  • We enjoy taking our grandkids to this park. Ft. Collins has some great parks and this is one of our favorites. There is a splash pad area close to the playground as well.  more »
  • Went to the park to watch a softball game. The park is well kept, lush grass, lots for a family to do. Has a great splashpad for kids. The restrooms are adequate and clean. Highly recommend this for.....  more »
  • I visited on a weekday morning and I was the only one there for most of the time I was there. The park feels safe because there are housing developments around it and you can see all around the rather large park. There is a large open natural area as well as mowed grass fields, trees, a playground, a concrete walking path and several bridges over the creek that runs through the park. My dog loved the squirrels and the natural area. Very pleasant to take your dog.
  • Baseball fields are on the north side, west of the in-line hockey rink. Because the heart of any park is all about playing, the awesome playground is in the center. In the summer there is a water park next to the giant lake and in the winter, the large hill serves as a sledding hill. They even put hay bales around possible obstacles like trees and metal poles of the picnic shelter.

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