Map of the Spring Creek Trail in Fort CollinsHIDE MAP
Spring Creek Trail
Spring Creek Trail
local parks, Spring Canyon Community Park, Colorado State University, natural areas along Spring Creek, residential neighborhoods, commercial districts
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.
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.
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|
|Mallard's Nest Natural Area|
|The Coterie Natural Area|
|Cattail Chorus Natrual Area|
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.
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.
Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Spring Creek Trail in Fort Collins, Colorado.