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Outdoor Adventures

Fort Collins continues to rate highly on lists of towns that offer exceptional outdoor adventures and access to excellent recreational facilities. A quick glance at locals enjoying the city’s 50 parks, 280-plus miles of trails, including paved and unpaved walking and biking trails, and you’ll want to walk or ride in their shoes for a day.

Fort Collins is also home to four recreation centers and swimming pools, three public golf courses, a racquet sport complex, two sheets of ice for organized hockey games as well as free skating, a skateboard park, and off-leash dog parks.

And let's not forget all of the camping, hiking, fishing, rafting, stand up paddling and kayaking options. Fort Collins is full of outdoor adventures for every type of person. These activities can all range from easy to difficult depending on what type of adventure you are looking for.

Not to mention, Fort Collins is also full of more leisurely-centered activities like birdwatching, horseback riding, golfing and hot air balloon rides. There truly is something for everyone to enjoy.

During the winter season visitors can enjoy outdoor adventures such as snowshoeing, fat biking and cross country skiing.

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Guides & Tours

So you’re ready to venture into the Colorado wild, but you’re not really sure where to go. Or, maybe you don’t have the right equipment to shoot the rapids or hit some single track....

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Hot Air Balloons

Riding in a hot air balloon above Fort Collins is like nothing you’ve experienced. You’ll see spectacular views of Colorado from an entirely different vantage point. 

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Golf & Disc Golf

Fort Collins takes golf pretty seriously. Not only does the city offer two 18-hole courses, Collindale and Southridge, and one 9-hole course, City Park Nine, off of major thoroughfares, each course...

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Horseback Riding

With an abundance of trails leading into the backcountry, Red Feather Lakes and the Poudre Canyon are itching to host your next horseback riding adventure. And if you didn’t bring your own...

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