Dowdy Lake sunset
closure

Larimer County Offices, Courts & District Attorney are closed Friday, July 3 for Independence Day
Landfill, Hazardous Waste and Recycle Center are open Friday, July 3 but closed Saturday, July 4
Landfill Business Office are closed July 3 & 4
Critical services at Larimer County will not be disrupted by this closure.

 

Driving Directions To Devil's Backbone Open Space

From Loveland:

  1. Take Highway 34 west of Loveland to just past mile marker #88 (4 miles west of the K-Mart). Turn right (north) onto Hidden Valley Drive just east of the old water tank. The trailhead is on your left.

From Denver:

  1. Take 1-25 north to Exit 257B (Highway 34 - Loveland). Drive west through Loveland and follow directions from above.

From Fort Collins:

  1. Take Taft Hill Road south from Fort Collins to U.S. Highway 34 (Eisenhower) and turn right (west). Proceed west on U.S. Highway 34 and follow directions from Loveland above.
Background Image: Dowdy Lake Sunset by John Bartholow. All rights reserved.