Trailhead Talk

September 2, 2023 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, Wellington
22998 Rawhide Flats Road
Fort Collins Natural Areas Department
(970) 416-2815
Registration is not required but HIGHLY recommended:
In Collaboration with the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department:
Join the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program and live ambassadors at the northern parking lot from 9-9:30 am as we discuss the Raptors of Soapstone, then explore more activities at the northern lot and enjoy the Natural Area on your own.
Soapstone is extraordinary with over 28 square miles of wide open vistas, nearly pristine grasslands, miles of trails and world-renowned cultural resources. It is truly a place to treasure! Visit Soapstone Prairie to meet the past, enjoy the present and preserve the future.

Soapstone Prairie is 25 miles north of Fort Collins, allow about an hour travel time. From Fort Collins, take Hwy 1/ Terry Lake Road to County Road 15 north (towards Waverly). From CR 15, turn north onto Rawhide Flats Road and continue north to the entrance station. The approximate address is 22998 Rawhide Flats Road, Wellington, CO. There are nine miles of gravel road that can be dusty, rough and bumpy. Please respect our neighbors and be safe by observing the speed limit.

From I-25, take exit 288 (Buckeye Road) west to County Road 15. Go north on CR 15 and turn north onto Rawhide Flats Road. Follow Rawhide Flats Rd to the entrance station. Soapstone Prairie is not accessible via I-25 exit 293 (CR 126/CR 5).

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