Biking in downtown Fort Collins.
Fort Collins is the fourth largest city in the state with nearly 150,000 residents. The town has been named one of nation’s best places to live in numerous publications, including Money magazine. It’s located about an hour north of Denver on I-25.
Colorado State University – About 30,000 students attend CSU making Fort Collins a true college town. The Rams play their rival CU Buffs in early September at the Mile High Stadium.
- Roosevelt National Forest is located just west of Fort Collins and offers numerous campgrounds and backcountry camping opportunities. Just take Highway 14 west of town.
- Cache La Poudre River begins near the Rocky Mountain National Park and flows east past Fort Collins. Ample chances to fish this world class river exist.
- Horsetooth Reservoir permits boating and fishing on this vast lake.
- Lory State Park is full of beautiful trails.
Things to do near Fort Collins
- Boulder (46mi)
- Denver (65mi)
- Estes Park (42mi)
- Greeley (31mi)
- Longmont (30mi)
- Loveland (13mi)
- Lyons (37mi)
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