Fort Collins - Fridays - 9:00am

 Fridays 9am and to 12noon unless otherwise noted.
Coordinator for Fort Collins, Andrea Gabel.

 Andrea's cell and text: (970) 302-3103, email: andreagabel1@yahoo.com


November 1 - Arapaho Bend Natural Area, Fort Collins We'll meet at the parking lot located at the very end of E. Horsetooth and Strauss Cabin Road. Strauss Cabin Rd. runs parallel to I-25 and turns into a dirt road. This parking lot has the closest access to the Strauss Cabin ruins. There are bathrooms on Strauss Cabin Road at the small parking lot, which is south of the large parking lot.                                                                                           Directions: Arapaho Bend's approximate address is 4109 E. Horsetooth Road.https://www.google.com/maps/place/4109+E+Horsetooth+Rd,+Fort+Collins,+CO+80525/@40.5376067,-105.0035234,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x876eb49ff2ec3be9:0xf7e91be5ba280805!8m2!3d40.5376067!4d-105.0013347

November 8 - Riverbend Ponds, Cairnes St. off of Timberline, Fort Collins There are several entrances, so go to the entrance off of Timberline between Mulberry and and Prospect. There are restrooms.                https://www.fcgov.com  /naturalareas/pdf/natural-areas-map.pdf?1516230288

November 15 – Afternoon paint out. Lory State Park – Arthur's Rock Trailhead, Bellvue                            12noon – 3:00pm                                                                                                                                                     $7.00 entry fee or State Parks pass. Follow the dirt road all the way to the end. Meet in the parking lot. There are restrooms.https://www.google.com/maps/place/Lory+State+Park/@40.5933032,-105.1879194,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8769483ebd35f257:0x23f156af053f8678!8m2!3d40.5933032!4d-105.1857307

November 22 - Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 - The Bean Cycle coffee shop, 144 N. College Ave., Fort Collins            10:00am – 1:00pm                                                                                                                                                   Meet in front of or inside, The Bean Cycle, and maybe get something to warm you up. We will be painting in Old Town. For parking, If you need more than 2 hours, park in the Civic Center Garage.(usually less than $3, credit cards accepted). It is basically across the street at Mason and Laporte St.

Civic Center Parking Garage

November 29 - No Paint out today

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December 6 - River's Edge Park, 1st St. and Taft Ave., Loveland.                                                                         960 West 1st Street, Loveland, CO. Meet in parking lot. Porta potty.                                                  https://www.google.com/maps/place/River's+Edge+Natural+Area/@40.3909686,-105.0900256,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x876953a4c8981b7f:0x28ac07059aa666c0!8m2!3d40.3909686!4d-105.0878369

December 13 - Alley Cats Coffee House, 120 W Laurel, Fort Collins                                                                 Meet in the Dalzall Alley,(not a through street), Dalzall Alley intersects with Waffles Alley. There is no parking in the alley. I suggest parking on W. Myrtle St. or S.Mason St. (although there is a two hour limit.). It's behind the Mayor of Old Town on S.Mason St. If the weather is bad we can have coffee in the Alley Cat, or even lunch. It's one of the few local eateries that's open 24 hours (good to know, eh?).                                                      Map:https://www.google.com/maps/place/Alleycat+Coffee+House/@40.5792649,-105.07996,17z/data=!4m22!1m16!4m15!1m6!1m2!1s0x87694a049fae4e65:0xfa23df0f1aa58af7!2s420+N+Impala+Dr,+Fort+Collins,+CO+80521!2m2!1d-105.1199272!2d40.5927032!1m6!1m2!1s0x87694af7c45abb61:0x70b13c9216149cf0!2sAlleycat+Coffee+House,+120+W+Laurel+St,+Fort+Collins,+CO+80524!2m2!1d-105.0781571!2d40.5786943!3e0!3m4!1s0x87694af7c45abb61:0x70b13c9216149cf0!8m2!3d40.5786943!4d-105.0781571

December 20 – Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, Masonville Area                                                                     Afternoon Paint Out, 12:00 - 3:00                                                                                                                          Meet in the parking lot. There are restrooms.                                                                         Map:https://www.google.com/maps/place/Bobcat+Ridge+Natural+Area/@40.4813204,-105.2948431,12z/data=!4m16!1m10!4m9!1m0!1m6!1m2!1s0x8769458936de1013:0x50c1ed47be8177fb!2sBobcat+Ridge+Natural+Area,+10184+Co+Rd+32C,+Loveland,+CO+80538!2m2!1d-105.2248028!2d40.4813415!3e0!3m4!1s0x8769458936de1013:0x50c1ed47be8177fb!8m2!3d40.4813415!4d-105.2248028

December 27 - Park and Ride, Fort Collins, Harmony Road near I-25                                                               Meet in the parking lot at the north-west corner.We will walk over to the ponds from there. Restrooms are on the west side of the parking lot. Directions: From I-25, exit 265 which is Harmony Road, the Park & Ride is on the north side of Harmony Road.                                                                                                                       https://www.google.com/maps/place/Harmony+Transfer+Center/@40.5240831,-104.9983688,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x876eb371dd5f4dd9:0xc66d2d240bded5bb!8m2!3d40.5240831!4d-104.9961801








 Andrea's cell and text: (970) 302-3103, email: andreagabel1@yahoo.com


November 1 - Arapaho Bend Natural Area, Fort Collins We'll meet at the parking lot located at the very end of E. Horsetooth and Strauss Cabin Road. Strauss Cabin Rd. runs parallel to I-25 and turns into a dirt road. This parking lot has the closest access to the Strauss Cabin ruins. There are bathrooms on Strauss Cabin Road at the small parking lot, which is south of the large parking lot.                                                                                           Directions: Arapaho Bend's approximate address is 4109 E. Horsetooth Road.https://www.google.com/maps/place/4109+E+Horsetooth+Rd,+Fort+Collins,+CO+80525/@40.5376067,-105.0035234,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x876eb49ff2ec3be9:0xf7e91be5ba280805!8m2!3d40.5376067!4d-105.0013347

November 8 - Riverbend Ponds, Cairnes St. off of Timberline, Fort Collins There are several entrances, so go to the entrance off of Timberline between Mulberry and and Prospect. There are restrooms.                https://www.fcgov.com  /naturalareas/pdf/natural-areas-map.pdf?1516230288

November 15 – Afternoon paint out. Lory State Park – Arthur's Rock Trailhead, Bellvue                            12noon – 3:00pm                                                                                                                                                     $7.00 entry fee or State Parks pass. Follow the dirt road all the way to the end. Meet in the parking lot. There are restrooms.https://www.google.com/maps/place/Lory+State+Park/@40.5933032,-105.1879194,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8769483ebd35f257:0x23f156af053f8678!8m2!3d40.5933032!4d-105.1857307

November 22 - Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 - The Bean Cycle coffee shop, 144 N. College Ave., Fort Collins            10:00am – 1:00pm                                                                                                                                                   Meet in front of or inside, The Bean Cycle, and maybe get something to warm you up. We will be painting in Old Town. For parking, If you need more than 2 hours, park in the Civic Center Garage.(usually less than $3, credit cards accepted). It is basically across the street at Mason and Laporte St.

Civic Center Parking Garage

November 29 - No Paint out today

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December 6 - River's Edge Park, 1st St. and Taft Ave., Loveland.                                                                         960 West 1st Street, Loveland, CO. Meet in parking lot. Porta potty.                                                  https://www.google.com/maps/place/River's+Edge+Natural+Area/@40.3909686,-105.0900256,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x876953a4c8981b7f:0x28ac07059aa666c0!8m2!3d40.3909686!4d-105.0878369

December 13 - Alley Cats Coffee House, 120 W Laurel, Fort Collins                                                                 Meet in the Dalzall Alley,(not a through street), Dalzall Alley intersects with Waffles Alley. There is no parking in the alley. I suggest parking on W. Myrtle St. or S.Mason St. (although there is a two hour limit.). It's behind the Mayor of Old Town on S.Mason St. If the weather is bad we can have coffee in the Alley Cat, or even lunch. It's one of the few local eateries that's open 24 hours (good to know, eh?).                                                      Map:https://www.google.com/maps/place/Alleycat+Coffee+House/@40.5792649,-105.07996,17z/data=!4m22!1m16!4m15!1m6!1m2!1s0x87694a049fae4e65:0xfa23df0f1aa58af7!2s420+N+Impala+Dr,+Fort+Collins,+CO+80521!2m2!1d-105.1199272!2d40.5927032!1m6!1m2!1s0x87694af7c45abb61:0x70b13c9216149cf0!2sAlleycat+Coffee+House,+120+W+Laurel+St,+Fort+Collins,+CO+80524!2m2!1d-105.0781571!2d40.5786943!3e0!3m4!1s0x87694af7c45abb61:0x70b13c9216149cf0!8m2!3d40.5786943!4d-105.0781571

December 20 – Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, Masonville Area                                                                     Afternoon Paint Out, 12:00 - 3:00                                                                                                                          Meet in the parking lot. There are restrooms.                                                                         Map:https://www.google.com/maps/place/Bobcat+Ridge+Natural+Area/@40.4813204,-105.2948431,12z/data=!4m16!1m10!4m9!1m0!1m6!1m2!1s0x8769458936de1013:0x50c1ed47be8177fb!2sBobcat+Ridge+Natural+Area,+10184+Co+Rd+32C,+Loveland,+CO+80538!2m2!1d-105.2248028!2d40.4813415!3e0!3m4!1s0x8769458936de1013:0x50c1ed47be8177fb!8m2!3d40.4813415!4d-105.2248028



December 27 - Park and Ride, Fort Collins, Harmony Road near I-25

Meet in the parking lot at the north-west corner.We will walk over to the ponds from there. Restrooms are on the west side of the parking lot.

Directions: From I-25, exit 265 which is Harmony Road, the Park & Ride is on the north side of Harmony Road.


https://www.google.com/maps/place/Harmony+Transfer+Center/@40.5240831,-104.9983688,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x876eb371dd5f4dd9:0xc66d2d240bded5bb!8m2!3d40.5240831!4d-104.9961801








 Andrea's cell and text: (970) 302-3103, email: andreagabel1@yahoo.com


November 1 - Arapaho Bend Natural Area, Fort Collins We'll meet at the parking lot located at the very end of E. Horsetooth and Strauss Cabin Road. Strauss Cabin Rd. runs parallel to I-25 and turns into a dirt road. This parking lot has the closest access to the Strauss Cabin ruins. There are bathrooms on Strauss Cabin Road at the small parking lot, which is south of the large parking lot.                                                                                           Directions: Arapaho Bend's approximate address is 4109 E. Horsetooth Road.https://www.google.com/maps/place/4109+E+Horsetooth+Rd,+Fort+Collins,+CO+80525/@40.5376067,-105.0035234,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x876eb49ff2ec3be9:0xf7e91be5ba280805!8m2!3d40.5376067!4d-105.0013347

November 8 - Riverbend Ponds, Cairnes St. off of Timberline, Fort Collins There are several entrances, so go to the entrance off of Timberline between Mulberry and and Prospect. There are restrooms.                https://www.fcgov.com  /naturalareas/pdf/natural-areas-map.pdf?1516230288

November 15 – Afternoon paint out. Lory State Park – Arthur's Rock Trailhead, Bellvue                            12noon – 3:00pm                                                                                                                                                     $7.00 entry fee or State Parks pass. Follow the dirt road all the way to the end. Meet in the parking lot. There are restrooms.https://www.google.com/maps/place/Lory+State+Park/@40.5933032,-105.1879194,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x8769483ebd35f257:0x23f156af053f8678!8m2!3d40.5933032!4d-105.1857307

November 22 - Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 - The Bean Cycle coffee shop, 144 N. College Ave., Fort Collins            10:00am – 1:00pm                                                                                                                                                   Meet in front of or inside, The Bean Cycle, and maybe get something to warm you up. We will be painting in Old Town. For parking, If you need more than 2 hours, park in the Civic Center Garage.(usually less than $3, credit cards accepted). It is basically across the street at Mason and Laporte St.

Civic Center Parking Garage

November 29 - No Paint out today

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December 6 - River's Edge Park, 1st St. and Taft Ave., Loveland.                                                                         960 West 1st Street, Loveland, CO. Meet in parking lot. Porta potty.                                                  https://www.google.com/maps/place/River's+Edge+Natural+Area/@40.3909686,-105.0900256,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x876953a4c8981b7f:0x28ac07059aa666c0!8m2!3d40.3909686!4d-105.0878369

December 13 - Alley Cats Coffee House, 120 W Laurel, Fort Collins                                                                 Meet in the Dalzall Alley,(not a through street), Dalzall Alley intersects with Waffles Alley. There is no parking in the alley. I suggest parking on W. Myrtle St. or S.Mason St. (although there is a two hour limit.). It's behind the Mayor of Old Town on S.Mason St. If the weather is bad we can have coffee in the Alley Cat, or even lunch. It's one of the few local eateries that's open 24 hours (good to know, eh?).                                                      Map:https://www.google.com/maps/place/Alleycat+Coffee+House/@40.5792649,-105.07996,17z/data=!4m22!1m16!4m15!1m6!1m2!1s0x87694a049fae4e65:0xfa23df0f1aa58af7!2s420+N+Impala+Dr,+Fort+Collins,+CO+80521!2m2!1d-105.1199272!2d40.5927032!1m6!1m2!1s0x87694af7c45abb61:0x70b13c9216149cf0!2sAlleycat+Coffee+House,+120+W+Laurel+St,+Fort+Collins,+CO+80524!2m2!1d-105.0781571!2d40.5786943!3e0!3m4!1s0x87694af7c45abb61:0x70b13c9216149cf0!8m2!3d40.5786943!4d-105.0781571

December 20 – Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, Masonville Area                                                                     Afternoon Paint Out, 12:00 - 3:00                                                                                                                          Meet in the parking lot. There are restrooms.                                                                         Map:https://www.google.com/maps/place/Bobcat+Ridge+Natural+Area/@40.4813204,-105.2948431,12z/data=!4m16!1m10!4m9!1m0!1m6!1m2!1s0x8769458936de1013:0x50c1ed47be8177fb!2sBobcat+Ridge+Natural+Area,+10184+Co+Rd+32C,+Loveland,+CO+80538!2m2!1d-105.2248028!2d40.4813415!3e0!3m4!1s0x8769458936de1013:0x50c1ed47be8177fb!8m2!3d40.4813415!4d-105.2248028



December 27 - Park and Ride, Fort Collins, Harmony Road near I-25

Meet in the parking lot at the north-west corner.We will walk over to the ponds from there. Restrooms are on the west side of the parking lot.

Directions: From I-25, exit 265 which is Harmony Road, the Park & Ride is on the north side of Harmony Road.


https://www.google.com/maps/place/Harmony+Transfer+Center/@40.5240831,-104.9983688,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x876eb371dd5f4dd9:0xc66d2d240bded5bb!8m2!3d40.5240831!4d-104.9961801










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