Arapaho Bend

EASY 21 reviews

Arapaho Bend is a 3.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Fort Collins, Colorado that features a lake. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, walking, fishing, and horses. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

3.7 miles
29 feet

dogs on leash

kid friendly




horseback riding


no shade

Small trail close to I-25. Meanders around a few lakes that are also popular for fishing and include benches beside the water.

5 days ago

16 days ago

This is my favorite place to walk my dogs! The reservoir is beautiful and it's always quiet. People are respectful of the rules and each other. Nice place to ride your bike as well. Wish I lived a bit closer so we could walk here every day!!

1 month ago

If you follow the sidewalk all the way through you would be fine. but if you like to go off the sidewalk and take the other paths there is no direction and very overgrown. At one point I had to walk along side a county road to get back to the path. overall decent if you like walking the sidewalk.

2 months ago

3 months ago

3 months ago

A flat trail great for nature walks and a paved walkway around a reservoir. Popular for fishing and bird-watching, but usually lightly trafficked. Moderate traffic noise from I-25. Riverside with historical landmarks.

3 months ago

Nicely maintained trails with lots of birds to be seen. Some history that makes the area interesting. Kids fished while I hiked. Typical urban trail with traffic noise but is convent to get to.

4 months ago

nature trips
4 months ago

5 months ago

Pretty lake views nice for sunset walks. Traffic noise from interstate is present, but can be forgotten about due to lack of people on trail. Good for nature walks

7 months ago

Thursday, September 15, 2016

It was pretty, but not a lot shaded so my dog got a little hot. It was very easy and nice views of the lake. I could hear the highway very clearly, but the path itself was very uncrowded and peaceful.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Alright just to go get out of house, nothing amazing you can hear i25 the whole trail. Still nice views.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Beautiful views of the mountains and ponds. Lots of bugs, birds, toads, and rabbits. SO MANY RABBITS. Noise from I-25 is present, but not horrible. We enjoyed it.

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Great little trail minus the noise of traffic.

Friday, July 03, 2015

An easy trail meandering around some ponds, you can vary the length and time of your walk by taking different loops. Pretty views of the water but also road-noisy due to being so close to the interstate.

Saturday, March 30, 2013