|Park/Forest||Pineridge Natural Area|
|Trailhead||Pineridge Parking Area|
|Distance Roundtrip||2.0 Miles|
|Elevation Start||5216 ft|
|Elevation Gain||≈ 34 ft|
|Dogs Allowed?||Yes, on leash|
Pineridge Natural Area is a popular area on the edge of Fort Collins. It has 7 miles of interconnected trails. You can see the reservoir, foothills, prairie dog colonies and the city from this natural area.
The stats are for the popular loop around Dixon Reservoir, taking the Reservoir Loop Trail and connecting to the Foothills Trail back to the parking area.
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Off County Rd 42C about 0.25 miles south of Hughes Stadium. Other parking areas are off Horsetooth Rd and at Maxwell Natural Area.