LaPorte to Downtown Fort Collins

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LOCATION

Laport and College Ave

DISTANCE

5.70 Miles

ROUTE DESCRIPTION

LaPorte and historic northwest section of Fort Collins. Excellent opportunities to explore exciting historic resources associated with Heritage Area themes – water law and irrigation. Ends at Old Town Fort Collins.

DIRECTIONS

At LaPorte turn right (south) at CR 54 G at intersection with Overland Trail Rd. Drive South on Overland Trail to Lions Park0.30

FEATURES

Bridge East of Lions Park
The Farm at Lee Martinez Park
Poudre River Trail

SIGNIFICANT HISTORIC STRUCTURES

Fort Collins Water Works
Arthur’s Ditch: Built in 1869, one of the oldest irrigation ditches on Poudre, called “Town Ditch”.

MAP PHOTOS

Coy Ditch Dam Headgate looking West

Coy Ditch Dam Headgate looking West

Coy Ditch Dam

Coy Ditch Dam

Coy Ditch Dam Headgate

Coy Ditch Dam Headgate