Foothills Trail: Maxwell Natural Area

EASY 28 reviews

Foothills Trail: Maxwell Natural Area is a 4.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Fort Collins, Colorado that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

4.1 miles 633 feet Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

trail running

walking

horseback riding

wildlife

muddy

hiking
1 month ago

great trail. heavy traffic. awesome place to get away from the city without going more than five minutes.

trail running
1 month ago

Favorite place in FoCo for trail running. Super close and a great workout.

hiking
1 month ago

Fun, quick trail. Very heavily trafficked.

mountain biking
1 month ago

trail running
2 months ago

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walking
5 months ago

5 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

Fun little hike to the "A"!

hiking
5 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

7 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

Very busy! But beautiful. Deer ran straight across the trail in front of us. Just busy

9 months ago

Great beginning trail. a little crowded but, easy to get to.

10 months ago

scenic driving
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hiking
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hiking
1 year ago

cross country skiing
1 year ago

A little trouble finding the trailhead. It's a small dirt road right before the left to head up to horsetooth reservoir. Trail starts flat and hoes past the CSU football stadium. Made it about half way before it started to get dark. Next time will start earlier