Northern Colorado Recreation

With over 300 days of sunshine each year, and a summer climate that can’t be beat, Northern Colorado is always on the top of the list for outdoorsmen and recreators alike.  Scenic beauty and a healthy and active culture makes Northern Colorado your one stop shop for all things outdoors.  Whether you’re hardcore and into mountain biking, bouldering or marathoning, or a casual hiker, lake lover, or beer league softballer, you will love all that Northern Colorado recreation has to offer.

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NoCo Mountain Sports

Get into the thin air!  Although you’ll need to head west to enjoy biking, hiking and climbing – it’s easy to find.  Because of the safety concerns and social nature of more ‘hard core’ sports, there tends to be several clubs and meetups to get engaged and plugged into the recreation community.  See where you fit and start enjoying your favorite mountain sport.

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Trail Map

Trail Reviews

Biking Clubs


Trail Maps

Hiking Clubs

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Northern Colorado Climbing Coalition

NoCo Rock Climbers Guild

Climbing Locations

NoCo on the Water

If you’re looking to get a little wet and enjoy a day in the sunshine, you’ll find it on the many lakes and rivers that dot the landscape of Northern Colorado.  On the rivers, enjoy fishing, rafting, kayaking, and trails along side.  If calmer waters ‘float your boat’ then enjoy all sorts of water sports on our lakes and reservoirs like jetskiing, tubing, boating, water skiing, floating, and swimming.



Big Thompson

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Boyd Lake Activities

Horsetooth Reservoir

Carter Lake

NoCo Local Recreation

You don’t have to be hard core to enjoy Northern Colorado recreation.  Leisure activities abound due to our active and healthy culture.  Scattered throughout our cities are walking and cycling trails and gorgeous parks to take a relaxing stroll while enjoying the scenery.  If you’re still holding on to high school glory, take a peek at the adult sports offered in each city like flag football, volleyball softball and basketball.  If you really want to experience the glory that is Northern Colorado weather, hit the links and enjoy spectacular mountain views and wide open fairways on our region’s award winning golf courses.  You can’t go wrong.

trailsNoCo City Trails

Fort Collins Trails

Loveland Trails

Greeley Trails

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Fort Collins Rec Sports

Loveland Rec Sports

Greeley Rec Sports

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Fort Collins Golf

Loveland Golf

Greeley Golf

To really be able to enjoy all the recreation Northern Colorado has to offer, you’ve got to spend some time in the community.  If you’re interested in moving to Northern Colorado, we’d like to show you why we think it’s so special.  Give us a call today.

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