Red Mountain Open Space

Red Mountain trail map (PDF)

Trail Location

From Fort Collins: Take State Hwy 1/Terry Lake Rd to CR15 (aka the Waverly turn off) – go north (left) on CR15, turn west (left) on CR78, turn north (right) on CR17, turn west (left) on CR80, turn north (right) on CR19 (pass gravel pit on left), turn left on CR21. Go over several cattle guards, traveling about 7 miles on CR21 which will end at the trailhead parking area.

Trail Information

Closed December 1 to March 1 yearly. Red Mountain Open Space adjoins Soapstone Prairie Natural Area. Red Mountain contains over 8 miles of multi-use trails which can be combined with the 30+ miles of trails at Soapstone to make for a long day of riding. Red Mountain is remote, has no water and is exposed. Bring water, food and extra clothing. Don’t count on cell phone reception and do NOT ride alone. Dogs are not allowed.

Topographic Details

Land Agency Larimer County Parks and Open Lands
Trail Region Red Mountain/Soapstone Prairie
Required Fees None
Total Length varies
Min Elevation N/A
Max Elevation N/A
Total Climbing N/A