Get to Know Horsetooth Mountain Open Space: Who has been here?
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space has been a fixture of outdoor recreation in Larimer County since it became an Open Space, but how did it get that way? Historic trends and individual actions have created what we know of today as Horsetooth Mountain Open Space. Find out about how humans have stewarded this place from ancient times to the modern day!

This is the second in a series of hikes at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space centered on getting to know this wonderful place better. Hikes are held on the second Thursday of the month from May-August- check out the calendar to register for future hikes! Topics include geology, ecology, history, and how Larimer County Department of Natural Resources manages this property.

This hike will be moderately difficult, traveling over unpaved trails, uneven surfaces, and may include mud. Registration is required. Horsetooth Mountain Open Space requires a parking permit.

Participants should bring:
Sun protection (sunglasses, hat, sunscreen)
Wear comfortable hiking/walking shoes (closed-toe recommended)
Insect repellant (optional)
Clothing appropriate for the weather
Backpack (to carry it all)
Event Date: 
Thursday, June 13, 2024 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
Start Date has passed
Public Program
Location Info: 
Soderberg Trailhead at Horsetooth Mountain
Contact Name: 
Ellen Harris
Contact Phone: 
(970) 498-5629
Per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Larimer County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability who need assistance. Services can be arranged with at least seven business days’ notice. Please email or call (970) 498-5967 or Relay Colorado 711. "Walk-in" requests for auxiliary aids and services will be honored to the extent possible but may be unavailable if advance notice is not provided.