Shoreline Trail to Horsetooth Reservoir is a 1.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Fort Collins, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
At the junction of CR 54G and North Overland Trail in Laporte, go west on CR 54G 1 mile to Rist Canyon Road. Take a left onto Rist Canyon and go 0.9 mile to CR 23. Take a left and go 1.4 miles to Lodgepole Road. Take a right and continue 1.5 miles to the park entrance on the left. From the visitor center, drive 2 miles to the West Valley and Shoreline Trails parking on the left. GPS: N40 34.03' / W105 10.25'