Whether you’re in Fort Collins for a weekend or two weeks, it’s nearly impossible to explore all of the trails, lakes, and streams in the surrounding foothills and mountains. Below you will find a sampling of the many outdoor attractions Fort Collins is known for. As a hub for your Colorado adventure, Fort Collins has big-city offerings with the amenities of a Colorado mountain town. Camping, fishing, hiking and exploring open space are all encouraged on your visit to Fort Collins, which plays host to National Forests and Horsetooth Reservoir. Attractions in and around the city will keep you busy for days!