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Hypothesis mountain

This is one of my favorite spots to wakeboard and camp. I love the outdoor space and if you drive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denver, Colorado
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Safe hike no matter what media says

Even though a mountain lion recently attacked a jogger, for the most part this is a very pleasant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite spots to wakeboard and camp. I love the outdoor space and if you drive further, you hit Estes.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 608shannond
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even though a mountain lion recently attacked a jogger, for the most part this is a very pleasant and safe area to hike. As in any area of Colorado, you are naive if you hike without bear spray and a knife. Make noise by talking...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 176shariej
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove in late afternoon along Centennial drive along the East Ridgeline going Northbound to the town of Bellvue. There were great views looking West over the lake toward the mountains, and good views looking East toward the city. There were a few parks on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jeff W
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Great place to hike, run or mountain bike. If you start at the Soderberg trailhead, there are options for flatter terrain (and you can wander into the adjacent Lory State Park to extend your mileage).

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lori N
Reviewed January 11, 2019 via mobile

I am getting into hiking and wanted to get out in a nice sunny winters day so I decided to head on up to Horsetooth open space. The trail I chose was Horsetooth falls loop. A great hike, not too strenuous. I will be back...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ukmattyc
Reviewed December 18, 2018

It's pretty crowded in summer with lots of boaters but in off season quieter for hiking and photo ops. Close to north colorado metro area, short drive west of ft. collins. Hiking trails and beautiful large reservoir. Wildlife include mountain lions and rattlesnakes so be...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed December 12, 2018

The drive up the mountain overlooking the city of Fort Collins is spectacular. Being one with nature is almost spiritual. Cleanses the mind and soul. Add a little music and you'll be in heaven.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

We had such a great time here, the water is beautiful and the people are super friendly!! Rent the boat with a slide, kids love it!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Teresa C
Reviewed December 10, 2018

There are so many ways to access this open space on the west side of Ft Collins. Hiking and mountain biking are available up on the ride as well as down near the reservoir. We like to go year round, although when there is rain...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julie U
Reviewed November 28, 2018

I love coming here to enjoy the scenery and the wildlife. I have visited the Horsetooth Mountain area during each of the 4 seasons and I was always pleased with my experience. If you love hiking then this is the place to go. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Benita L
August 6, 2017|
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Response from Sparkdog1 | Reviewed this property |
There are picnic tables along the east side of the reservoir at several spots. Go to Larimer County website for more info.
Deb P
May 17, 2017|
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Response from jaymO7046JL | Reviewed this property |
Hi Deb, They have all types of trails here at Horsetooth from easy to strenuous. You might want to stop at the trails just east of the main entrance by the boat launch. They have some of the best trail maps I have seen... More
July 4, 2016|
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Response from HBwavehunter | Reviewed this property |
No its dirt hiking, not stroller friendly sorry