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A fun hike, but the views aren't to die for

If you're just looking to be outdoors and get some exercise in, this place is great, even with the... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
thepartyingtraveler
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Chicago, Illinois
Moderate to difficult but beautiful trails worth hike

Horsetooth trails in Ft. Collins, CO were very scenic but somewhat difficult hiking trails for over... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Kerry S
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Oregon, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

If you're just looking to be outdoors and get some exercise in, this place is great, even with the $6 parking fee. If you're hoping to get some insane views, it's probably better to go on another hike. Apparently it's a staple hike for anyone...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Horsetooth trails in Ft. Collins, CO were very scenic but somewhat difficult hiking trails for over age 50 in good health. Less strenuous options available but map n signage somewhat confusing. Took wrong turn where there was no sign when one needed to make a...More

Thank Kerry S
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We had a wonderful day for a short hike on the well marked trails. Lovely boulders and several boats out on the water added to the beauty of this area. Very close to Midtown Fort Collins.

Thank Penny A
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Really beautiful place for all types of recreation. Hiking, boating, picnics, etc. Great place to spend the day with the family and friends.

Thank Donna J
Reviewed 9 November 2017

You have to experience the location as it offers hiking trails, biking trails, boating and water activities as well as getting out and running the trails if you like. There's something for everyone including a great top-down view of Fort Collins and surrounding areas. What...More

Thank O7512SPdonr
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I was visiting Fort Collins and had heard that this area is beautiful but that it can get crowded. I went on a Thursday morning about 10 am. My friend and I hiked the Horsetooth falls trail and completed the loop back to the parking...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Great hike and not too strenuous. Take water as elevation makes it a little harder than you might expect. Great photo ops at top.

Thank James R
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Been hitting up this trail for years! Always well maintained and friendly people to great on the ride or run. It's pretty busy on weekends but otherwise a Colorado treasure.

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We decided to make a little detour from our hotel in Ft Collins up to Wyoming, avoiding I25 like the plague. This was a nice little drive a short distance out of town, looks like a great place to bring a boat and make a...More

Thank Me2rean
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

What a fun hike! The wife & I did the Horsetooth Falls trail & cut across just below Horsetooth Rock. Took lots of pictures. There wasn't much wildlife so the majority was on scenery. $6 to enter & parking was very limited so I'd recommend...More

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Benita L
7 August 2017|
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Response from Sparkdog1 | Reviewed this property |
There are picnic tables along the east side of the reservoir at several spots. Go to Larimer County website for more info.
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Deb P
17 May 2017|
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Response from Jay M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Deb, They have all types of trails here at Horsetooth from easy to strenuous. You might want to stop at the trails just east of the main entrance by the boat launch. They have some of the best trail maps I have seen... More
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cmontemayer
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Response from HBwavehunter | Reviewed this property |
No its dirt hiking, not stroller friendly sorry
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