When our family goes camping my kids love to climb rocks and trees. Lucky for us, we found this part of Pineridge Natual Area, it's on the Horsetooth Resevoir side. This close-to-town spot, allows some exploring, climbing and tree-hugging, since we can't always be camping. My kids ask to go here all the time. We eat lunch here. We bring books here. It's a really cool spot and even if lots of other people are exploring, there is enough space for everyone to enjoy.

A few months ago I took pictures and wrote about other parts of Pineridge and Dixon Resevoir, as it's huge and has so many fun areas explore. The best part being it's close proximity to the City of Fort Collins.