CANCELLED - Red Mountain Geology Hike
Event Date: 
Saturday, May 19, 2018 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
 
Start Date has passed.
Category: 
Guided Hike or Program

Cancelled due to inclement weather.

Join Larimer County naturalists to learn about the beautiful geology of Red Mountain Open Space, located north of Fort Collins. See the unique geological formations that have been eroded by Box Elder Creek, and walk on the area's massive gypsum beds. Approximately 2.6-mile hike. Please dress appropriately for the weather and be prepared for possible creek crossings. Your feet may get wet. Bring some sunscreen, water and lunch for eating on the trail. Program is free, but registration is required.

Contact Email: 
mcasey@larimer.org
Contact Phone: 
(970) 619-4565
Contact Name: 
Molly Casey
Location: 
Red Mountain Open Space
799 Red Canyon Road
Wellington, CO 80549
Directions: 

From Fort Collins: Take State Hwy 1/Terry Lake Rd to CR15 (aka the Waverly turn off) - go north (left) on CR15, turn west (left) on CR78, turn north (right) on CR17, turn west (left) on CR80, turn north (right) on CR19 (pass gravel pit on left), turn left on CR21. Go over several cattle guards, traveling about 7 miles on CR21 which will end at the trailhead parking area.

From I-25: Take the Owl Canyon Road exit and head west. Owl Canyon Road is also CR70. Go north (right) on CR15, turn west (left) on CR78, turn north (right) on CR17, turn west (left) on CR80, turn north (right) on CR19 (pass gravel pit on left), turn left on CR21. Go over several cattle guards, traveling about 7 miles on CR21 which will end at the trailhead parking area.