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Updated on: 01/30/2021

Fort Collins   -   Fridays 

Coordinator for Fort Collins, Andrea Gabel.

 Andrea's cell and text: (970) 302-3103, email:

                             PLEASE NOTE:  YOU are responsible for keeping yourself safe. 

                                       Assume there will be no restrooms due to the current COVID-19 situation.

 SEPTEMBER HOURS 9 am to 12 Noon

Fort Collins PAAC Paint-out Schedule
September, 2022

Sept. 2 - Lee Martinez Park/Poudre River, 600 N. Sherwood St., FC

9:00am - 12:00 noon                           
We will meet in the parking lot then find a place to paint. There are restroom facilities. The Poudre River Trail is located to the North, about a 500 yard walk with river scenes, lots of trees, and the trail to paint.    

Sept. 9 Arapaho Bend Natural Area, Fort Collins 

9:00am - 12:00pm

We'll meet at the parking lot located at the very end of E. Horsetooth and Strauss Cabin Road. Strauss Cabin Rd. runs parallel to I-25 and turns into a dirt road. This parking lot has the closest access to the Strauss Cabin ruins. There are bathrooms on Strauss Cabin Road at the small parking lot which is south of the large parking lot.

Directions: Arapaho Bend's approximate address is 4109 E. Horsetooth Road.,+Fort+Collins,+CO+80525/@40.5376067,-105.0035234,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x876eb49ff2ec3be9:0xf7e91be5ba280805!8m2!3d40.5376067!4d-105.0013347



4109 E Horsetooth Rd · 4109 E Horsetoot...


Sept. 16 - Gateway Park, north of Fort Collins

9:00am - 12:00noon

Gateway Park is located at 5216 Poudre Canyon Highway 14. This is a fee
area.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. Restrooms available.,-105.2450327,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x87693a60a784dc71:0xef01c0a3f290e411!8m2!3d40.699642!4d-105.242844



Gateway Natural Area · 5216 West Highway 14, Bellvue, CO 80512

★★★★★ · Nature preserve


Sept. 23 - Horsetooth Reservoir, Skyline Picnic Area, 615 N. Co Rd 23, Fort Collins

9:00am - 12:00 noon

Skyline Picnic Area is on the NorthEast Side of Horsetooth Reservoir between Soldier Canyon Dam and Horsetooth Dam. This is a fee area, $6 -$8. I hope to paint boats, kayaks, and people recreating. We'll see!!



615 N Co Rd 23 · 615 N Co Rd 23, Fort Collins, CO 80521

615 N Co Rd 23, Fort Collins, CO 80521



615 N Co Rd 23 · 615 N Co Rd 23, Fort Collins, CO 80521



Sept. 30 - River's Edge Park, 1st St. and Taft Ave., Loveland 

9am - 12:00noon

960 West 1st Street, Loveland, CO. Meet in parking lot. Porta potty.                                         's+Edge+Natural+Area/@40.3909686,-105.0900256,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x876953a4c8981b7f:0x28ac07059aa666c0!8m2!3d40.3909686!4d-105.0878369


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