City of Fort Collins

Trail System Status

Fort Collins Trail Although we attempt to keep the status of the trails updated for your convenience, sometimes closures happen quickly for safety concerns, and may not be updated on this page.

When you come upon barricades, please obey the detours. This can be an inconvenience but they are in place for your safety. Always be aware of the possibility of high water along the river and use caution when traveling along the trail at underpasses.

Reminder: The Poudre River and Spring Creek can flood the trails during a heavy rain. Please be aware of low areas and underpasses on the trails during a rain event. The Parks staff watches for any flooding and will post warnings and detours in areas of concern as soon as is possible, but individuals need to be aware and prepared to use alternate routes in case of flooding. Please obey the detours as they are in place for your safety.

Power Trail Construction Along Trilby: The City of Fort Collins has begun construction on a new recreational trail project in southeast Fort Collins. The project will include the construction of over one mile of new ten feet wide, colored concrete, a concrete underpass across Trilby Road and two steel pedestrian bridges that span Fossil Creek and a drainage crossing. The project will connect the Lemay intersection and Power Trail together along the north side of Trilby. The project will also complete the Fossil Creek Trail connection to the south to the Greenstone segment and SH 392. The project began in September 2014 and will be completed in January 2015.

Mulberry Bridge Underpass Detour 9/26

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Open Fossil Creek Trail
Open Mason Trail
Open with warnings Poudre Trail view closure details

Updated September 26:

The underpass at Mulberry Ave. along the Poudre Trail will be closed periodically due to the Mulberry Bridge replacement project. Trail users will be directed to detour to the intersection of Lemay and Mulberry, utilizing the crosswalks and bike lanes to return access to the Poudre Trail.

Safety fencing along the trail is in place due to the construction activity in the vicinity of Mulberry and Lemay for the Mulberry bridge replacement project.  Please use caution while traveling the Poudre Trail in this area.

As always, please use caution and be prepared to use alternate routes and obey all barricades and detours along the Poudre Trail as they are in place for your safety.

Open Power Trail
Open Redwood Trail
Open Rendezvous Trail
Open Spring Creek Trail
Looking for a bike trail map? Please visit our bicycling website.

Please note that walks/runs will occur on various sections of the trails throughout the year. Please be cautious of large groups on the following dates:

To report problems along the trail system, contact Parks main office at 970-221-6660 or email

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