Reasonable Accommodation

Per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Larimer County will provide a reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with a disability who need assistance.  Services can be arranged with at least seven business days’ notice.  Please email us at or by calling 970-619-4570. "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.

The properties of Larimer County are accessible to individuals of all skill levels and abilities. There are a number of trails throughout the county that can be accessed by individuals with mobility issues. The following table contains information of all the paved trails managed by Larimer County Natural Resources as well as the length, surface type, and elevation gain. 

Trail Name Length of trail Surface Type Maximum Running and Cross Slopes
River Bluffs .9 Mi Paved 4,800–4,814ft (Δ15ft)
Pleasant Valley Trail 2.2 Mi Paved 5,052–5,121ft (Δ69ft)
Colorado Front Range Trail 2.2 Mi Paved 4,934–5,010ft (Δ76ft)
Poudre River Trail 1.5 Mi Paved 4,835–4,859ft (Δ165ft)
Long View Trail 4.5 Mi Paved 5,006–5,106ft (Δ100ft)

Service Animals

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  • The Department of Natural Resources abides by the current ADA Requirements for Service Animals
  • Service animals are allowed at all Larimer County Department of Natural Resources properties when accompanied by a person.
  • When bringing service animals to Larimer County Natural Resource properties, please abide by all rules and regulations.
    • Keep service animals on a leash at all times, pick up their waste, and dispose of waste in the correct receptacles.
  • Please refer to the ADA's  for any questions or concerns regarding service animals at Larimer County properties. 

Mobility Devices on Trails

  • Following the 2020 E-Bike study, the Department of Natural Resources determined that Power Driven Mobility Devices (PDMD) will be permitted on all Larimer County properties for those who need them. 
  • For more specific information about this policy change, refer to this and our e-bike study website.

Annual Permits for Persons with Disabilities 

  • The Department of Natural Resources offers annual permits to individuals with disabilities at a discounted rate.
    • Annual Vehicle Permits: $10
    • Combination Vehicle and Boat: $105
  • Disabled Veterans and Purple Heart licensees will be provided free entrance at all LCDNR properties. Call 970-619-4570 with questions.
  • For more information or to purchase a permit, visit our Entrance Permits and Camping Prices web page. 

Parking for Persons with Disabilities

    • The Department of Natural Resources is compliant with the ADA's standards for accessible parking spaces at its properties.
    • Disabled parking spaces can be identified by the universal wheelchair logo posted at parking spaces.
      • These spaces are reserved for individuals who have a correct identification such as:
        • Disabled parking permit
        • Disabled annual pass
        • Disabled license plate
    • To park a vehicle in an area posted for disabled parking without proper disability identification is a $75 fine.

    Camping in Accessible Sites

    • Accessible campsites  are available to be reserved through the call center (1-800-397-7795), online, and at the park.
    • Visitors reserving accessible campsites must possess a disabled parking placard or license plates issued by the Secretary of State's Office, a Secretary of State disability card, a disabled hunting/fishing license, or a Larimer County disabled vehicle permit.
    • The disabled visitor must be an occupant of the site.
    • Exemption: When all other campsites/cabins in a specific campground are reserved and the ADA site is the only site available, it may be reserved and occupied by a non-disabled visitor.