A North Park Sampler
North Park is aptly named as it borders Wyoming — meaning it's in the far northern part of Colorado, but in three days, you'll really get to explore all it has to offer.
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Before heading to Walden, be sure to stop in Fort Collins to rent an OHV from Fort Collins Adventure Rentals.
Grab your reel and fish for brown, rainbow and cutthroat trout.
This 5-mile round-trip hike from the Seven Lakes Trailhead at Big Creek Lakes Campground in the Routt National Forest leads to a hidden waterfall in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness. Located just 10 miles south of the Wyoming border, the easy trail provides views of lakes, beaver ponds and — if you’re lucky — lots of wildlife.
Enjoy stunning views of mountains, lakes and forests from the back of an OHV on this trail in State Forest State Park.
North Park is largely unpopulated, making for incredible stargazing opportunities. See the stars like never before at Owl Mountain State Wildlife Area.
As of July 2020, any one who enters a Colorado State Wildlife Area must have a valid Colorado hunting or fishing license.
North Park is Colorado’s moose viewing capital and no trip would be complete without setting out to see one for yourself. Head to the State Forest State Park and walk along the Beaver Lodge Nature Trail with your eyes peeled.
More than 2,000 acres of wilderness await at Delaney Buttes State Wildlife Area. Soak in views and maybe spot a famous resident.
This booming silver-mining town busted in the early 1900s and today there's a short loop trail that guides you through the scattered remains of what once was.