Fort Collins Locations - Fridays

MEETING TIME

 Fridays 9am and to 12oon unless otherwise noted.
Coordinator for Fort Collins, Andrea Gabel.

 Andrea's cell and text: (970) 302-3103, email: andreagabel1@yahoo.com

Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 - Picnic Rock  - Poudre Canyon, NW of Fort Collins      10:00am - 1:00pm 

This is a change of location due to weather.


Take highway US-287 North, past Fort Collins. Continue on the main highway (287) veering north away from LaPorte. Continue on US-287 to highway CO-14 west (this is a left at the gas station known as Ted's Place ). Proceed approximately2.8 miles to Picnic Rock on the left.


Friday, March 1, 2019 - St. Vrain State Park (Barbour Ponds), Firestone   9:00am - 12:00noon                  

This State Park is located at I-25 and highway 119. From I-25 drive west on highway 119 for 1 mile to Co Rd 7. Turn north (right) on Co Rd 7 and continue for 1/2 mile. The road veers right and enters the park. After entrance, continue straight. At the "T" junction turn right and park near Bald Eagle Pond.

A daily pass for $8.00 or an annual state parks pass is required.

This park is known for bird watching, including bald eagles, and fishing, as well as ice fishing. It'll be even more picturesque if there is snow on the ground. There are restrooms.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/St.+Vrain+State+Park/@40.1698607,-104.9959019,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x876c07b553c49aa7:0xa0caaa81d0ad56ad!8m2!3d40.1698566!4d-104.9937132


Friday, March 8, 2019 - Coffee Tree, Loveland.  9:00am - 12:00noon

Meet at the Coffee Tree and then find your painting spot outside downtown Loveland. Restroom in coffee Tree.

Google Map:

https://www.google.com/maps/place/The+Coffee+Tree/@40.3953132,-105.0764531,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8769530eee031a6b:0x30caf5771d2ca118!8m2!3d40.3953132!4d-105.0742644


Friday, March 15, 2019- Spring Canyon Community Park, Fort Collins, the north entrance. 9:00am - 12:00noon

Go to the north entrance which is on S. Overland Trail. Go west on Drake street all the way to the end, which is S.Overland Trail (Street). Turn South (left). Overland Trail dead ends at the park. Restrooms available.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Spring+Canyon+Park/@40.5428303,-105.1289141,17z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x87694963f9c3d23f:0x7fac2f513eecac5!8m2!3d40.5399604!4d-105.1256418


Friday, March 22, 2019 - Gateway Park, north of Fort Collins. 9:00am - 12:00noon

Gateway Park  is located at 5216 Poudre Canyon Highway 14. Take Highway 287 north and then it turns west past Fort Collins which is combination Highways 287 and 14. Continue west through La Porte. You turn left to continue on highway 14 at Teds Place Conoco.Station. It's 5.2 miles to Gateway on the right side of the road. Parking fee is $6,(unless we have more than 15 people and then it's $8) We usually don't have more than 15 people. Restrooms available.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/Gateway+Park/@40.699642,-105.2450327,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x87693a60a784dc71:0xef01c0a3f290e411!8m2!3d40.699642!4d-105.242844


Friday, March 29, 2019 - Riverbend Ponds, Cairnes St. off of Timberline, Fort Collins. 9:00am - 12:00noon

There are several entrances, so go to the entrance off of Timberline between Mulberry and and Prospect. There are restrooms.

https://www.fcgov.com/naturalareas/pdf/natural-areas-map.pdf?1516230288

























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