The City of Fort Collins is requesting community input with regard to the former Hughes Stadium property. They have a short survey and updates posted on the new project website, which can be found here.

“Fort Collins citizens voted to rezone the Hughes Stadium property in April 2021. As a result of the ballot initiative, the City rezoned the property as “Public Open Lands,” which allows the site to be used for parks, recreation, open lands, natural areas, and wildlife rescue and restoration. Now that the property is rezoned, the City is in the process of acquiring the land from Colorado State University, which should be complete in early 2023.”- Future of Hughes Stadium website.

This city has already hosted one Hughes Stadium listening session, and the cycling community was well represented by YGR, Overland Mountain Bike Association, Bike Fort Collins, and Wolfpack Cycling. The cycling groups were generally proposing and supportive of a Valmont Style Bike Park for the area.

For reference, Boulder’s Valmont Bike Park is 42 acres, while the Hughes Stadium property is 173 acres.