Horsetooth Mountain Park

The 55th most popular equestrian trail in Colorado.

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West of Fort Collins on the west side of Horsetooth Reservoir, the 2,700 acre Horsetooth Mountain Park has a network of over 29 miles of single and double track trails open to hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.

It is located 4 miles from Fort Collins and 12 miles northwest of Loveland. Elevations vary from 5,430 feet at Horsetooth Reservoir to 7,255 feet at the top of Horsetooth Rock.

To reach the park from Fort Collins, head west on Harmony Road (aka CR 38E). Past Taft Avenue, continue west on CR38E for 6 miles. The park is on the righthand side of the road.

Overall, Horsetooth Mountain Park is the 55th most popular horse trail of all 66 horseback rides in Colorado. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Horsetooth Mountain Park including Poudre River Canyon, Lory State Park, Flowers Trail, Pawnee Buttes Trail and Crosier Mountain Trail.

Horsetooth Mountain Park Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  RNF (970)498-1375; Poudre Tourism (888) 876-8878; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO.

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  40.5231, -105.1806

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  7/24/2016

ID:  19836

Horsetooth Mountain Park Horseback Riding Map


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