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Spring Creek Trail

Spring Creek Trail Fort Collins map area

Spring Creek Trail

LENGTH:

7 miles

SURFACE:

paved

COMMUNITIES:

Fort Collins

HIGHLIGHTS:

local parks, Spring Canyon Community Park, Colorado State University, natural areas along Spring Creek, residential neighborhoods, commercial districts

NEARBY TRAILS:

Poudre Trail

Power Trail

Mason Trail

Fossil Creek Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Fort Collins

Regional Trails

The Spring Creek Trail is a 7-mile long paved pathway that stretches across the middle of the Fort Collins area. The trail starts in the west at Spring Canyon Community Park and follows Spring Creek as it wanders west to east across the urban area. The east end of the Spring Creek Trail intersects the Poudre Trail to the north of Prospect Road.

Spring Creek Trail goes past numerous local parks and passes residential neighborhoods and commercial districts. The route crosses several major thoroughfares with underpasses and intersects other recreational trails in the area.

Conditions

The Spring Creek Trail is paved for the entire route. The trail is open for bike riding, running and walking. The trail is very popular and can become quite busy. There are narrow stretches and stretches with tight bends.

Communities

The Spring Creek Trail goes through the following communities: Fort Collins.

Points of Interest

The Spring Creek Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Spring Canyon Community Park
Horsetooth Dog Park
Pine Ridge Natural Area
Cottonwood Glen Park
Ross Natural Area
Rolland Moore Park
Gardens On Spring Creek
Colorado State University Campus
Creekside Park
Spring Park
Mallard's Nest Natural Area
Edora Park
The Coterie Natural Area
Cattail Chorus Natrual Area
Nearby Trails

Fossil Creek Trail: the two trails meet at Spring Canyon Community Park at the end of Horsetooth Road on the west side of Fort Collins.

Mason Trail: the two trails intersect at a point just west of Creekside Park and west of S. College Avenue.

Power Trail: this trail can be reached from the Spring Creek Trail by following Riverside Avenue on the east side of Edora Park.

Poudre Trail: the two trails intersect in Cattail Chorus Natural Area to the northeast of the intersection of S. Timberline Road and E. Prospect Road.

End Points

The west end of the Spring Creek Trail is located in Spring Canyon Community Park at the west end of Horsetooth Road.

The east end of the trail is located where it intersects the Poudre Trail at a point to the east of S. Timberline Road and north of E. Prospect Road.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Spring Creek Trail in Fort Collins, Colorado.