​Monthly TRAIL CONDITION Report – October 2020

Extended Closure – A section of the Poudre Trail between 35th Ave. and 25th Ave. in Greeley will be closed from October 2020 thru January 2021.  The closure is due to construction at Poudre Ponds Recreational Fishery.  The closure is scheduled to begin on October 5th, however it may be delayed a few days dependent on the mobilization process.  For your safety, please do not go around signs or barriers. 

Highway 257 crossing - Use caution at all road crossings.  Be especially alert at this high-speed highway.  Assume cars will not stop.  Do not let the crossing lights give you a false sense of security.

Dirt road crossing – Approximately 1 mile west of Eastman Park in Windsor the trail crosses a dirt access road.  This road can be muddy or have deep ruts.  Please cross with caution.  Dismounting is recommended.

Frank State Trailhead at Colorado Blvd. – Pipeline works to taking place at this location.  Fencing is in place to protect trail users.  No impact to the trail is anticipated.  Please proceed with caution when traveling through this section. 

Yield: faster to slower - Bikers, please slow down when coming up on walkers.  Please be patient and slow down when passing.  Walkers, please move to the right (and control dog) when bikers announce they are passing.  All users please practice good trail manners at all times. 

COVID 19 – The Poudre Trail is a place where people can continue to be physically active and find respite while practicing social distancing.

  • Keep a distance of 6 feet between yourself and others.
  • Do not touch public surfaces, such as benches or water fountains, unless necessary.
  • Wash your hands thoroughly before and after outdoor recreation and after touching any public surfaces.
  • “Porta Potty” restrooms do not have running water.  Trail users are encouraged to bring disinfectant wipes or other supplies they deem appropriate.
  • Masks are encouraged for the benefit of all trail users.
  • If you are sick, you should stay home.

If you require Emergency Help, call 911 and report the issue along with the information on the nearest trail marker. This will help emergency responders locate you.

For non-emergency situations or if you see something on the trail that needs attention, call or e-mail the trail office at 970-381-6250; poudretrail@greeleygov.com, and leave a message with the information.  It is helpful if you provide your contact information, should the Trail Manager need clarification.