Featuring 24 hikes within an hour's drive of Fort Collins, Best Easy Day Hikes Fort Collins is an essential hiking companion for anyone exploring this area known for its sunny days and outdoor adventures. Scramble up the granite summit of Horsetooth Mountain, watch the birds along the Poudre River on the Cottonwood Loop, or ascend the Black Powder Trail into a beautiful mountain valley. Each hike includes concise descriptions, GPS coordinates, and detailed maps.
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