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Address: 2005 N Overland Trl, Fort Collins, CO 80521-1055
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educational & historical

I went here years ago on a field trip with the school class. It was very interesting to think this was how Ft Collins got it's water. It takes about 1 - 2 hours to go thru it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
ExploringWorlds22
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here years ago on a field trip with the school class. It was very interesting to think this was how Ft Collins got it's water. It takes about 1 - 2 hours to go thru it. FYI- the options for when I visited doesn't go back far enough , so I picked a 206 date. Good for kids... More 

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Livermore, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Motorcycle riding in this area is great. After passing this place several times I stopped. The road, especially into the foot hills is not to be missed, the actual building just an older building.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a must see especially if you live in Fort Collins and want to know more about the water supply. Good historical focus.

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Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

The drive to this first public water works in Fort Collins is quick and pleasant. Parking is easy on a grass lot. This site is a project of the Poudre Landmarks Foundation and the volunteers are plentiful, knowledgable and enthusiastic. Sadly the original pumps and turbines were sold for scrap metal during World War I but there are many artifacts,... More 

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