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“A walk for the views and full exposure” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Coyote Ridge Natural Area

Coyote Ridge Natural Area
Rockford, Illinois
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“A walk for the views and full exposure”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2014

A nice walk on well maitained trails. Offers views on both sides. The views of the of city for Fort Collins are worth the trip. This trail offers full exposure to the sun so bring your sunscreen and your water bottle. It can also be very windy.

Visited July 2014
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Fort Collins
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3 reviews
“Great views of both sides on mountain”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2014

Very nice hike -- especially, the trail on the ridge along the mountain offers great views down each slope. Flat grasslands with an alpaca farm on one side and the panorama of Fort Collins on the other. Summer wildflowers were beautiful too!

Visited July 2014
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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230 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Wide Open Spaces”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2014

This trail is great if you want to be totally exposed. There is little to shade you and miles of wide open sky. If it's windy it can be pretty nasty. If you want the sun on your face, this is the place to go.

Visited January 2014
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Aurora, Colorado
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55 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Open spaces, good connecting trails & great views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

Visit to Coyote Ridge for a leisurely hike. The trail is well maintained with opportunities for late fall/early winter viewing. Most of the wildlife this time of year are laying low against the colder breezes coming off the mountain, but we saw prairie dogs and a good sized group of mule deer while we visited. Along the trail there are accurate and informative displays for individuals not knowledgeable about Colorado wildlife as well as a "nature center type" building for longer talks held by FC area naturalists (seasonal only). Once you've hiked to the edge of the open space area, you connect with trails to the north and south along the main hogback. Looking back, a great view of the plains, Fort Collins, Loveland and various reservoirs is a refreshing reminder of a good hike.

Visited November 2013
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Bellvue, Colorado
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77 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Nice hike”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013

This i a part of the excellent trail system located in and around Larimer County/Ft.Collins. This is a moderate to difficult ride/hike depending on your health/abilities. Great view on top. You can see multiple wildlife if you pay attention. Winter is an excellent time to see a different landscape.

Visited September 2013
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