Shoutout to Mike Weber of Keller Williams Real Estate for providing the operating hours for our local Open Spaces.

Because of various easement agreements, land acquisition agreements, resource and habitat protections, and management challenges our local trails and trailheads have a variety of operating hours. Please respect closure hours. Neighboring property owners have been known to report use during closures.

Photo by Mike Weber.

Local night trail use options in Fort Collins / Loveland area

Here are the OPEN hours at each area as of 11/01/2022.
  • US Forest Service trails: 24 hours a day
  • Lory State Park: 5:00am – dark
  • Horsetooth trails and upper lot: Open from 4am until 11pm. Trails remain open. 
  • Horsetooth lower lot (Soderberg): Open during daylight only. Trails remain open.
  • Blue Sky / Indian Summer: Daylight only
  • Devil’s Backbone: Daylight only
  • Hermit Park: Daylight only for non-overnight guests (closed Dec-Mar)
  • Red Mountain: Daylight only (closed Dec-Mar)
  • Soapstone: Daylight only (closed Dec-Mar)
  • Bobcat Ridge: Daylight only
  • Pineridge: 5:00am – 11:00pm
  • Maxwell: 5:00am – 11:00pm
  • Reservoir Ridge: 5:00am – 11:00pm (parking lots open dawn to dusk only)
  • Coyote Ridge: 5:00am – 11:00pm (Coyote Ridge property extends only to the bench on the first ridge. The trail beyond the first ridge is Rimrock Open Space, which is open only during daylight hours)

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