Coordinator for Fort Collins, Marilynn Brandenburger
Marilynn’s cell and email: 404-402-6284 cell / email@example.com
PLEASE NOTE: YOU are responsible for keeping yourself safe.
Apr 21 - Picnic Rock Natural Area, Poudre Canyon
10:00am - 1:00pm
2777 Poudre Canyon Road, Bellvue, CO
Ridgelines along the Poudre River will be bursting in spring greens, the river roaring with winter snowmelt. Trees, sandy shores, rock-strewn coves, picnic tables and lots of places to set up easels along the river. Big parking lot, bathroom.
From Fort Collins, head northwest on Hwy 287-North. Turn west onto Hwy 14/Poudre Canyon Road. Proceed approximately 2.8 miles to the entrance to Picnic Rock, on the left. A Heritage Area wayside sign should be located near the river.
Apr 28 - Signature Bluffs Natural Area, Greeley
10:00am - 1:00pm
71st Avenue/CR29 at the Poudre River, Greeley, CO
“Signature Bluffs Natural Area is a vast area of natural river habitat with a large pond, cottonwood stands, cattails and meadows. People can take canoes and kayaks out on the pond or go fishing. There are also some dirt trails to get back into the more remote areas. This is an excellent place for bird watching and to see other wildlife as well.”
The parking lot is located at the intersection of 71st Avenue/CR 29 and the Poudre River. Head North out of Greeley on 71st Avenue. You will pass North Ridge High School, at that point 71st Avenue takes a couple of turns. Just past the second turn you will see the parking area to the left. You will spot the area by the bright red barn. There is ample parking and a restroom, but no running water.