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Fossil Creek Park

5821 S. Lemay Ave., Fort Collins, CO
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Ranked #9 of 35 Attractions in Fort Collins
Type: Parks
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- Sep 4, 2014
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Colorado
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This and Spring Canyon Park are my son's favorite parks. It has interesting playground equipment and rock walls to climb on. The playground is really nice. Bathrooms are a short walk away down by the tennis courts and covered pavilion. There's a huge pond, a large field area, a dog play area near the entrance, a skateboard park and plenty... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Fossil Creek Park is a favorite for me and my family. It's very close to our home and offers a variety of things to do and see. Even the family dog likes the dog park here. If you love the outdoors, you will love Fossil Creek Park.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Nice concrete path edges the large grassy park, which holds soccer and baseball fields, plus a hockey rink, tennis courts, basketball courts and large playground structure. Geese meander the path, so certain times of year the accumulation of goose poop is impressive. Busy days make parking hard to find. The adjacent dog park smells bad from the many piles of... More

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Corning, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We have the privilege of living right next door to this amazing park. It has so much to offer (walking trails, baseball and tennis courts, a hockey rink, a pond, great playground, a creek, etc.). It offers a great view of the mountains behind it and is conveniently located. The park is impeccably maintained and I have never seen so... More

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Another of the many parks that Ft. Collins is known for. Small lakes, creeks, willows and wildlife, a grassy hill with spectacular Rocky Mountain views and even a dog park. Walking or using the bike paths, this is a wonderful park in the middle of a developed area that leaves you feeling like you're out in the middle of nowhere.

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Colorado
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a sprawling park with lots of activity areas (it can be hard to find some, like the splash park). The splash park is smaller than others in town so good for toddlers. The only down side is that the play ground has no shade at all so the equipment gets very hot in the afternoons.

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Berthoud, Colorado
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

The kids love this park. There is tons to do and play with. A great outing. Bring a lunch and make a day of it.

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Gainesville, FL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Really cute park with a dinosaur bone yard theme. My daughter and cousins (ages 2-4) had a great time playing for at least an hour. Some parks my daughter goes to, she can do the swing, go on the slide a few times and then start to lose steam. This had plenty of things to keep her interest and climb... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Young ones enjoyed the large playground with lots of stuff to climb. Large area with plenty of walking trails. Dog park and dog friendly. Many organized sports groups practicing here. Very relaxing place.

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Corrales, New Mexico
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113 reviews 113 reviews
29 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Our son, daughter-in-law and granddaughters live in Fort Collins, Colorado. We believe Fort Collins is one of the most family-friendly cities in the US. Whenever we visit from New Mexico we usually take the granddaughters over to Fossil Creek Park. The design is very unique, incorporating the dinosaur them. The play attractions are varied and plenty for little ones and... More

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