Larimer County Offices, Courts, and District Attorney will be closed February 20, 2017 for the Presidents' Day Holiday. The Landfill will be open. Critical services at Larimer County are not disrupted by closures.
Report last updated: 12/23/2016
You may purchase Daily Entrance Vehicle Permits at the Visitor Services Building just past the entrance to Hermit Park Open Space. If the office is closed, Daily Entrance Vehicle Permits may be purchased at the automated pay station with a credit or debit card (VISA/MC). Please park in designated spots only.
All roads and hiking trails are accessible and in good condition.
While camping or recreating in the open space, please do not tie or attach anything to the trees. This includes hammocks, tarps, tents, etc.
There is no wood gathering in the open space. You may bring your own wood, or you can purchase bundles of wood at the Visitor Services Building.
For Natural Resources events and activities, check out the Events Calendar!
Visit www.NoCoTrailReport.org for real-time, official conditions and closure information for all trails managed by Larimer County Natural Resources, City of Fort Collins Parks and City of Fort Collins Natural Areas.
Camping reservations can be made up to 180 days in advance.
The Hermit Park Visitor Services Building is now open with limited hours.
We offer an automated pay station for those who enter the park to purchase a daily pass using a debit or credit card. (VISA or MasterCard).
Also available at the entrance to Hermit Park is a (yellow) camping information self-serve card that will allow you to choose an available campsite. The rangers will be by your site to assist you if needed. Cabins can be reserved online or by calling the reservation number below.
For reservations, call (800) 397-7795 or visit www.larimercamping.com.
For any other assistance or questions, call Hermit Park's direct number at (970) 577-2090 or the Natural Resources Administrative Office at (970) 619-4570.
RESERVED A CABIN? If you can not arrive by closing time of the Visitor Services Building, please call (970) 577-2090 to get directions on how to get your cabin key after hours.
Hermit Park Open Space is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including bears. Use care in storing your food stuff! A cooler alone is not sufficient as a storage device.
Questions? Call (970) 577-2090.