The Power Trail provides a convenient north-south route through Fort Collins along the west side of the Union Pacific Railroad. The pathway is paved and flat, traveling past neighborhoods, open spaces, two parks, Collindale Golf Course and Kruse Elementary School.
Edora Park, at the trail's northern end, is a popular recreational area with a playground, athletic fields, tennis courts, skate park and restrooms.
At its southern end, the trail forks in Golden Meadows Park; one branch travels west to McMurry Avenue and the other heads south to E. Harmony Road. With its barbeque grills and shelters, the park offers a nice place to picnic.
To continue east or west through the city, you can hop on the 7-mile Spring Creek Trail
from the trail's northern end.
Parking is available in Edora Park (1420 E. Stuart Street) at the northern end of the trail and Golden Meadows Park (4324 McMurray Avenue) at the southern end of the trail.
Starting at Fossil Creek Park on Lemay Ave., head west on the Fossil Creek Trail, then north on the Mason Trail, then east on Spring Creek trail, then south on Power trail, then back to the start at Fossil Creek park, you can make a 13 mile South Ft Collins ...