The Reservoir Ridge Natural Area on the western fringes of Fort Collins, CO has a trail system that runs along the foothills of the eastern shore of Horsetooth Reservoir featuring magnificent views of the city to the east and mountains to the west. This area connects to the trails in the Maxwell Natural Area to the south.

When Open? Area Acres Operated By
Year-round; 5AM to 11PM 765 acres City of Fort Collins Parks
Dogs Allowed? Miles of Trail Max/Min Elev (ft)
Dogs allowed on leash 10 5,090ft - 5,740ft

Reservoir Ridge Natural Area Trail and Map Finder

Area Hiking Trails:
1 - Foothills - Reservoir Ridge Connector Trail
2 - Foothills Trail
3 - Horsetooth Area Trails 6
4 - Michaud Spur Trail
5 - Reservoir Ridge Trail
Area Trailheads:
1 - Foothills Trail
2 - Foothills Trailhead East
3 - Horsetooth Area Trails 6
4 - Reservoir Ridge Trail
Area Campgrounds: