Property: Lions Park
Priority Area: Poudre River Valley
Size: 20 acres
This popular park and trailhead are host to habitat that supports a critically imperiled butterfly species. Further along the trail, are concentrations of narrowleaf cottonwood and chokecherry. The property is located on Overland Trail north of Ft. Collins, past Bingham Hill Rd. Lions Park is on the west side of the road, before you get to the town of La Porte.
|Dogs allowed||*||Please keep dogs leashed at all times.|
The Pleasant Valley Trail is an approximately 2-mile segment of Upper Poudre River Trail, which itself is a segment of the Poudre River Trail system. The Trail begins within Lions Park at the western terminus of the City of Fort Collins’ Poudre River Trail and reaches its current terminus at the entrance to Watson Lake State Wildlife Area (SWA) on the west side of the Cache la Poudre River. The total length of the PVT once completed will be approximately 2 miles from Lions Park to the Watson Lake SWA entrance.
The goals for the Pleasant Valley Trail are:
The trail may be used for walking, jogging, biking, rollerblading, dog walking, access to fishing (on public property only), and wildlife viewing.
|Type of Acquisition||#Acres||Property
|Fee Simple -
|20||N/A||DOW* - 100% ownership||2001||Yes|
*Division of Wildlife