Poudre Trail (Fort Collins)

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The Poudre Trail in Fort Collins follows the meandering course of the Poudre River from the Bellevue Watson Fish Hatchery to Colorado State University's Environmental Learning Center on East Drake. The trail passes through wooded corridors and among agricultural and natural areas, small lakes and holding ponds, parks and light industrial sites. There are plans to extend the Poudre Trail at its southern terminus east toward I-25.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking for the Poudre Trail is available at the school in Laporte (along US 287B); at Lyons Park (N. Overland Trail road); near the trail's intersection with Taft Hill Rd./CR 19; by the Farm at Lee Martinez Park off N. Sherwood St. and at the nearby Mason Ct. and Cherry St.; at Udall Natural Area (E. Lincoln near Riverside avenues); off Sharp Point Dr. south of Prospect; and at CSU's Enrivonmental Learning Center (2400 South County Road 9).



   August, 2016 by gretchen0b

I did this trail on a longboard. I started at N. College and the museum and went up to Bellevue. The trail is very pretty but it is very flat for a longboard, I pushed there and back. The concrete is in good condition with saw cuts for the expansion joints ...read more

awesome trail

   July, 2016 by ahazelet

Beautiful ride along the Poudre River, multiple parking locations to jump on the path in convenient locations close to town. read more

Best city trail

   August, 2015 by arrie.rossouw

The residents of FoCo is so privileged to have such an asset. It is simply one of the best city trails for the whole family. And easy access to some of the best coffee shops and eateries. read more