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Bobcat Ridge Natural Area: Valley Loop

  • Bobcat Ridge Valley Loop 1
  • Bobcat Ridge Valley Loop 2
  • Bobcat Ridge Valley Loop 3
  • Bobcat Ridge Valley Loop 4
  • Bobcat Ridge Valley Loop 5

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Bobcat Ridge Natural Area: Valley Loop

Area Fort Collins
Park/Forest Bobcat Ridge Natural Area
Trailhead Bobcat Ridge Natural Area
Distance Roundtrip 4.0 Miles
Elevation Start 5440 ft
Elevation Gain ≈ 100 ft
Features Valley, Hogbacks
Dogs Allowed? No


The Valley Loop is a pleasant hike through a pretty valley with relatively little elevation gain. There are great views of the hogbacks and foothills. Bobcat Ridge Natural Area is a short drive from Fort Collins or Loveland. There is abundant wildlife and there are several historic homesteads in the park. The park has 5 trails total.

Directions info

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About 16 miles southwest of Fort Collins off County Road 32C


Fort Collins Bobcat Ridge Natural Area Page
Brochure/Trail Map PDF


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