Dowdy Lake sunset

County Offices, Courts and the Landfill will be closed on Monday, September 7 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. Critical services at Larimer County will not be disrupted by this closure.


Map and Compass Orientation

Ever wondered how exactly a map and compass can keep you from getting lost? Learn how to navigate, triangulate and more at Red Mountain Open Space, located 25 miles north of Fort Collins off CR 15 (45min-1hr drive from Fort Collins). This beautiful location is the perfect place to learn to find your way. Please bring water, as well as a compass if you have one. Hike rating: easy to moderate; ~3 miles.

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Background Image: Dowdy Lake Sunset by John Bartholow. All rights reserved.