The gate system is located at the South Bay day use area and ramp at Horsetooth Reservoir. A similar system will be installed at the North Pines boat ramp at Carter Lake by April 15.

Posted: 
Mon, 04/08/2019 - 11:57am
Department: 
Natural Resources

The start date for the boating season is dependent upon weather and ice on the reservoirs.

Posted: 
Thu, 03/21/2019 - 3:55pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County rangers and state wildlife officers have completed their assessment of mountain lion activity, but visitors should remember Horsetooth Mountain Open Space is a wild place. There's always a chance of encountering wildlife on the trail.

Posted: 
Wed, 02/13/2019 - 8:20am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Natural Resources is proud to announce $20,783 in grants to support eight community and neighborhood projects that help connect people to the land.

Posted: 
Mon, 02/11/2019 - 2:10pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County rangers will reassess the situation on Friday, Feb. 8 with Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers for a possible reopening.

Posted: 
Tue, 02/05/2019 - 12:55pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Daylan Figgs brings more than 28 years of experience in conservation and outdoor recreation to the position.

Posted: 
Wed, 01/30/2019 - 3:50pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Restoration work is needed to make the river and its floodplain more resilient during flooding and ensure it provides healthy habitat for fish and wildlife.

Posted: 
Tue, 01/08/2019 - 2:03pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Fees have been raised for daily permits, annual permits and camping to ensure Larimer County Natural Resources remains financially sustainable in the face of increasing visitation.

Posted: 
Fri, 12/28/2018 - 12:58pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Natural Resources staff will present the fee adjustments recommended by its Parks and Open Lands citizen advisory boards to the County commissioners, who will take public testimony at the hearing and possibly make final decisions on fees that would go into effect in 2019.

Posted: 
Tue, 12/11/2018 - 2:11pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Did you think you would grow up to be a park ranger? It's not too late! You can become a Volunteer Ranger Assistant and help park and natural area rangers accomplish much of their important work. Application deadline is January 30, 2019.

Posted: 
Mon, 12/03/2018 - 4:50pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Natural Resources invites members of the public to offer their feedback on proposed adjustments to fees for Larimer County parks and open spaces, including a fee for the Devil's Backbone Trailhead.

Posted: 
Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:12am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Natural Resources invites members of the public to offer their feedback on proposed adjustments to fees for Larimer County parks and open spaces, including a fee for the Devil's Backbone Trailhead.

Posted: 
Tue, 10/30/2018 - 9:52am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Natural Resources invites members of the public to offer their feedback on proposed adjustments to fees for Larimer County parks and open spaces, including a fee for the Devil's Backbone Trailhead.

Posted: 
Mon, 10/15/2018 - 12:54pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Natural Resources is selling two one-room cabins currently located at Hermit Park Open Space. Both cabins were built in the late 1970s. Bidding closes Oct. 18, 2018.

Posted: 
Tue, 10/09/2018 - 1:13pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Are you still collecting rubbings in Larimer County's open spaces passport? If so, then this fall is the time to get it done. Completed passports are due by Dec. 1, 2018.

Posted: 
Tue, 09/25/2018 - 12:28pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Earlier this month, Larimer County closed on the purchase of an 800-acre ranch within Red Mountain Open Space, conserving this key piece of land. 

Posted: 
Thu, 08/23/2018 - 1:37pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

The Grand Opening of the Long View Trail is Saturday, August 18 from 8-11 a.m., with the ribbon cutting to take place at 10 a.m. at Sunset Vista Natural Area in Loveland.

Posted: 
Mon, 08/13/2018 - 12:31pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County is proud to honor the individuals who protect conservation areas across the globe on World Ranger Day.

Posted: 
Tue, 07/31/2018 - 7:58am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Applications are now being accepted for up to $3,000 through the Small Grants for Community Partnering program for the 2019 grant cycle. Apply by Aug. 30.

Posted: 
Thu, 07/12/2018 - 3:01pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

The 12-page report celebrates the Department of Natural Resources achieving the 50,000-acre milestone for land conservation in Larimer County.

Posted: 
Thu, 05/10/2018 - 2:21pm
Department: 
Natural Resources