Archive for 'Outdoor Recreation'

11. Spring Canyon Dog Park

Big dogs, little dogs, hot dogs, lazy dogs, loud dogs, happy dogs, and sad dogs, with 70 degree spring temperatures people had their dogs out today. On this beautiful Sunday afternoon, man’s best friend is the inspiration for this post. Fort Collins has some excellent parks designed specifically for dogs. One of the nicest is [...]

10. Ride a free bike from the FC Bike Library

Tomorrow is Sunday and it’s going to be 70 and sunny.  It feels like old man winter is finally leaving town so let’s all celebrate by taking a ride on a bike from the FC bike library!  With an ID, a credit card and a your signature on a form, a comfy commuter bike and a lock is yours for [...]

5. Disc Golf at Edora Park

I need to make a disclaimer, I’ve only dabbled in disc golf. I don’t own a driver, putter, or any other specialty discs for that matter. However, I do love disc golf and Fort Collins has some great places to play. Probably the most popular is the 18-hole course at Edora Park. The great thing [...]

3. Have a Picnic at Horsetooth Reservoir

Spring is nearing, the tree buds are starting to show, bikes are starting to hit the streets in greater numbers, and I haven’t put my winter jacket on for at least 2 weeks now. All this to say that as the weather continues to get nicer and nicer, we are nearing the perfect time of [...]

2. Fly Fishing on the Poudre River

Here in Fort Collins we’re  fortunate to have miles of prime fly fishing water in our backyard.  Beginning in the high country near Cameron pass and winding over 60 miles on its way to Fort Collins, the Poudre River offers plentiful public access and plenty of hungry trout.  If you’re new to fly fishing or just need to pick up a few flies, I recommend [...]