Spring Canyon Park is one of our newest Community Parks. It is west of Tafthill Road and Overland Trail Road, at the west end of Horsetooth. Nestled against the foothills of Fort Collins, it offers traditional and unique features
The park has two nature preserves for easy access and all the other amenities that are important to anyone looking for a great place to live.
Want to find the best trails in Spring Canyon Park for an adventurous hike, family trip or some other activity? You can use AllTrails to find detailed maps of all their 1,048 different trails. It also has reviews and pictures from real people who’ve been there in the past.
Spring Canyon Park has 1 great hiking trails for all ages. Get out there today and explore!
Spring Canyon park offers everything from challenging hikes to more relaxing ones. The levels of difficulty range from a steep elevation gain of 11 meters to shorter hikes with less than 1 meter gain. Whatever you’re in the mood for, we have the perfect trail for you!
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Spring Creek Park Trail is 2.6 km long, on flat ground, and is good for all skill levels. This trail receives about 158 visits per week.
The trails are mostly used for walking, running, and nature trips and are accessible year-round. Dog owners need to keep their “friends” on a leash when using the trails. This is a great spot for families with children
There are a ton of options for kids to explore, including BMX pump track, the skatepark, fenced dog park and mountain bike trails. There’s a gazebo with picnic tables and covered bathrooms as well.
Spring Canyon Park is one of the best and most beautiful urban parks in Colorado. This 100-acre community park has scenic views of the Rocky Mountains and Fort Collins, CO. Spring Canyon opened in 2007 and has recreational opportunities for everyone to enjoy.
The park at the end of West Horsetooth Road has four picnic shelters, three lighted tennis courts, various sports fields for soccer and football, two basketball courts, three ball fields, a free-ride mountain bike course, an inline hockey rink, a horseshoe pit, a skateboard park, a great dog park, volleyball courts, an interactive water feature, and Inspiration Playground.
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There are a few miles of paved trails and some great wildlife as well. Veterans Plaza is in the south of the park, where military members can be honored. The trails here go to Spring Creek Trail, Pine Ridge Natural Area and Cottonwood Glen Park.