On the Trail of Predators
Event Date: 
Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 8:15am to 3:15pm
2 days until the event
Category: 
Guided Hike or Program

Join David Neils on a guided hike at Red Mountain Open Space, located north of Fort Collins on Taft Avenue to the roundabout for Owl Canyon, then follow the signs from there to Red Mountain Open Space. Learn about the predators that call this place home, including mountain lions, bobcats, coyotes, black bear, and fox. The group will check wildlife cameras for a real-life look at some of these predators. This moderate hike is 8 miles round-trip. We will be hiking a different route than we did last May. Participants should be prepared for a 3/4 day outing: dress appropriately for the weather, wear good hiking footwear, and bring plenty of water as well as lunch for eating on the trail.

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.