Fort Collins Locations - Fridays

Meeting Time: Painting times start Fridays at 9am and end at Noon unless otherwise noted.
You may come later and stay later. I can stay until 1:00pm.

Coordinator for Fort Collins,

Andrea Gabel

Contact: cell and text: (970) 302-3103, email:

Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 - Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area, off of I-25 on   
    Carpenter Road/CR32 
 Afternoon   2:00pm - 5:00pm     ( sunset is at 4:30)
It has been awhile since I've been here and the directions may have changed. I know for sure it is near I-25 and Carpenter Rd. (which is also highway CO-392). You may have to get to it by way of the Frontage Road.  Look for the Bald Eagles. There are restrooms.

Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 - Meet at The Crooked Cup Coffee House, 147 W. Oak, Fort Collins

10:00am - 1:00pm

Meet at or in front of The Crooked Cup first and then we'll find a place to paint in Old Town. There is a two hour limit on most parking close to downtown. You can park for free a little further west on the streets nearby or for a small fee park at either the Civic Center Garage or the Old Town Garage.,-105.0806602,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x87694af567974f73:0xb95efbc87b5e3576!8m2!3d40.5854155!4d-105.0784715

Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 - Park and Ride, Fort Collins, Harmony Road near I-25

9:00am - 12:00noon

Meet in the parking lot at the north-west corner.We will walk over to the ponds from there. Restrooms are on the east side of the parking lot.

Directions: From I-25, exit 265 which is Harmony Road, the Park & Ride is on the north side of Harmony Road.

Google Map:

Harmony Park & Ride

Friday, Dec. 21, 2018 - Park with Red Barn, Triangle Dr., South of Fort Collins

9:00am - 12:00noon

Drive on S. College Ave. (287). The park is located south of Trilby, FC, and Pioneer Sand Landscape Supplies. It is north of Carpenter Road and Loveland. Turn west onto Triangle Drive. If you are driving from Loveland, you will see the red barn from S. College Ave.(287). Drive on Triangle Dr. for a few blocks and pass Strasburg Dr., which is only on the right. Find a place to park on the street. There is a walkway to the park with the red barn on the south side of Triangle Dr.

Friday, Dec. 28, 2018 - Lory State Park - Soldier Canyon Group Picnic Area, Bellvue9:00am - 12:00 noon

$7.00 entry fee or State Parks pass. Take the first left after passing the Visitor Center. There are restrooms.,-105.1879194,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8769483ebd35f257:0x23f156af053f8678!8m2!3d40.5933032!4d-105.1857307

Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 - Flatiron Reservoir, 1800 S. County Rd., Loveland

9:00am - 12:00noon

This location is a fee area. Restrooms available.


From Loveland, drive west on Eisenhower Blvd., US-34

Turn left (south) on S, County Rd. 29

Turn right (west) on Pole Rd.

Take a left (south) on S. County Rd. 31

Meet in the parking lot and go from there to a painting location.

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