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Lots of options

We didn't have long enough to spend here. There are many trail options and some are accessible for... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Kansas City
Casual scenic walk or a great workout!

Nice assortment of trail options, approx 5400' above sea level at parking lot. The scenic loop in... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
Fort Collins, Colorado
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Bobcat Ridge is a great natural area for everyone!The trails are arranged in several loops which makes short and long excursions fun.The Valley Loop Trail is about 4 miles and crosses a grassy valley and goes through ponderosa pine forest. A...more
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

We didn't have long enough to spend here. There are many trail options and some are accessible for horses and bikes in addition to foot traffic. Lovely vistas. Bathroom facilities. You can find a map at the start of the trails. Lots of exposed areas...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank longandshortofit
Reviewed February 4, 2018

Nice assortment of trail options, approx 5400' above sea level at parking lot. The scenic loop in the valley is easy with no vertical. The DR trail up to Mahoney Park and back down the Power Line trail takes you up into the pines along...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

Lots of long, open trails for hiking. Pets are allowed, on leash. The ridge is being built up. Take water as it is a long way in.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank mrichardm2016
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This hike is as long as you want to make it.Very quiet and serene views of mountains and land. Very open spaces and lots to see and hear. Cabin on the hike if you take the longer hike. You won't be disappointed I promise.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed May 4, 2017

Nice, easy trails. Beautiful view of the mountains. Restored historic cabin open to the public. Horse trails too.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank vickiebrewer
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I received a pretty rude email from some ranger informing me the geocache I placed was illegal. Evidently geocaching is not allowed in "Open Spaces." Well, that is really dumb, but ok...I didn't know. I was told I had ten days to go get it...More

Date of experience: December 2016
3  Thank eedoonan
Management response:Responded February 15, 2017

Thanks for the review. We shared your comments with the Rangers.

Reviewed September 10, 2016

I went on a night hike that was very informative and enjoyable! The leaders were knowledgeable and friendly. A wonderful time, I will go back again when I get the chance.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank sclogs73
Reviewed July 30, 2016

Bobcat is a well maintained nature area. It is mostly open space so if you go in the summer be sure to go early morning or evening to avoid the heat. You can take a nice stroll and see wild flowers and plants or there...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank HikingT
Reviewed June 3, 2016

Bobcat Ridge is a nice, natural area near Masonville, Co., which is just due west of Loveland. It is only about 15 minutes from my house to the trail head. The trail is shared by horses, hikers and mountain bikers and features lots of wild...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank Goatesians
Reviewed May 26, 2016

If you head up the Tower, DR or Ginny trails and go to the top of the ridge, you ascend about 1300ft in a couple of miles. As you get further along the trail, you feel far away from civilization. Depending on the time of...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Ody G
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