Northern Colorado offers an exhilarating blend of recreational activities and beauty from alpine meadows and wild canyons to peaceful forests. There is plenty of room to roam among the thousands of acres of parks and natural areas in Fort Collins, Poudre Canyon, and North Park. Hikes Around Fort Collins has more than sixty-five trail descriptions. Each description includes a map, photographs, and detailed information, making this an indispensable reference for those wanting to explore the natural beauty in this region. Information on each trail includes: .Access .Distance .Difficulty .Starting and ending elevations .Connecting trails .Highlights .Detailed description
Melodie Edwards lives in Laramie, Wyoming, where she opened a used book store after growing up and attending school in Fort Collins. She received a master's degree from the University of Michigan. When she's not hiking, she spends her time with her twin girls and her dog.