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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Hermit Park’

Larimer County Open Space: December 2011

  Red Mountain Open Space Seasonal Closure Begins December 1, 2011 Effective Thursday, December 1, 2011, seasonal closure of Red Mountain Open Space, north of Fort Collins, begins. Because of winter weather conditions and the protection of wintering range for big game, as set forth in the Management Plan for Red Mountain Open Space, the area will remain closed to the public throughout the winter months, re-opening to the public on March 1, 2012. Hermit Park Open Space to ... Full Story

180-Day reservation window implemented for campgrounds

Monday, January 3, 2011, at 9 a.m. starts the beginning of a 180-day camping reservation window for Larimer County-managed campgrounds!  Reservations for Memorial Day weekend, Father’s Day weekend, and the first week in July can be made during the first week of January. In response to requests from our customers, the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources will implement a 180-day reservation window for reservation camping at Carter Lake, Flatiron Reservoir, Estes Park ... Full Story

Hermit Park closes December 20

  Hermit Park Open Space to Implement Winter-Season Closure The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources has instituted an operational business change for the winter months at Hermit Park Open Space. The area will be closed to all use starting on December 20, 2010. It will open again for all use on March 1, 2011. These are typically the months of lowest visitation with very few campers or hikers.

Larimer County Natural Resources’ “Nature Notes

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is excited to announce the formation of the Nature Notes Club for the County’s Open Spaces, a guided, nature-journaling experience. Participants will be led through the process of creating their own nature journals in the style of John Muir or Aldo Leopold with Volunteer Naturalist Lisa. The club will have several outings throughout the county’s Open-Spaces system, allowing members to immerse themselves in the full range and scope of what ... Full Story

Local Boy Scouts Celebrate 100-Year Anniversary

Local Boy Scouts Celebrate 100-Year Anniversary

    Local Boy Scouts Celebrate 100-Year Anniversary at Fall Camporee The Longs Peak Council, Boy Scouts of America, 100th Anniversary Event is scheduled for September 24-26. This event will bring together more than 2,500 Scouts and Scout Leaders from throughout the Northern Colorado Front Range, Southeast Wyoming and Southwest Nebraska areas. The 100th Anniversary Camporee is being hosted at Larimer County, Hermit Park Open Space, in Estes Park. The opening ceremony on Saturday ... Full Story

Larimer County Guided Hikes, June 2010

Larimer County Guided Hikes, June 2010

Guided Hikes and Events • Saturday June 5, at 9:00 a. m. “Wildflower Treasure Hunt” A new take on a classic nature walk at the Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off of Hwy 34. Join Naturalist Linda for another fun-filled morning exploring the beautiful spring flowers and sharing your finds with the group. This program is great fun for all ages. Hike rating: easy. Approximately 2-hour hike. Program is free. Registration not required. Please direct ... Full Story

Larimer County Open Lands Advisory board meets April

Larimer County Open Lands Advisory board meets April 22

The Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board will meet at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, 2010, at the Loveland Library multi-purpose room, located at 300 N. Adams in Loveland.  All meetings are open to the public. The Advisory Board will present the Department of Natural Resource Small Grants for Community Partnering awards and hear an update on the status of regional trails. The Board will also discuss future development possibilities at Hermit Park Open Space outside ... Full Story

May Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer County’s

May Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer County’s Parks and Open Spaces

Guided Hikes and Events Saturday, May 1, at 10:00 a.m. “Hummers – the birds that is, not the cars!” Did you know that Hummingbirds migrate hundreds of miles each year?  Or how to tell the Ruby throats apart from the Rufous verities?  Learn the answers to these questions and more with this program dedicated to the smallest of the woodland birds – the hummingbird.  Program will be held at the Hermit’s Cabin at Hermit Park Open Space, located just south-east of the town of ... Full Story

Springtime Hike at Hermit Park Open Space

Press Release Saturday, March 27, at 12:30 p. m. “Springtime at Hermit Park” Join Naturalists Sue and Bill for a program dedicated to early springtime in the mountains with this nature hike at Hermit Park Open Space, located just southeast of the town of Estes Park on Hwy 36. Meet the naturalists in the parking lot adjacent to the Bobcat Campground. If it has been snowing, bring along your snowshoes and hear about the coming spring from atop the powder. Hike rating: easy. Please ... Full Story

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