Best Easy Day Hikes Fort Collins

Book Description

Featuring 24 hikes within an hour's drive of Fort Collins, Best Easy Day Hikes Fort Collins is an essential hiking companion for anyone exploring this area known for its sunny days and outdoor adventures. Scramble up the granite summit of Horsetooth Mountain, watch the birds along the Poudre River on the Cottonwood Loop, or ascend the Black Powder Trail into a beautiful mountain valley. Each hike includes concise descriptions, GPS coordinates, and detailed maps.

Look inside for:

  • Casual hikes to full-day adventures
  • Hikes for everyone, including families
  • mile-by-mile directions and clear trail maps
  • Trail Finder for best hikes for vistas, for river lovers, for rock features, and for easiest access
  • GPS coordinates

About Reed, Mary

Mary Reed is the author of Best Easy Day Hikes Fort Collins, Hiking Ohio, and Hiking West Virginia. Her work has appeared in Backpacker, Boulder Magazine, New River Gorge Guide, Ohio Magazine, and many other publications. She lives in Athens, Ohio and Boulder, Colorado. Learn more at