About the city
Fort Collins is located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, about an hour drive from Denver — Colorado's largest city. The population of Fort Collins is about 155,000, perfect for a mid-size town. Nature plays a big part in the city and things to do around the area. The area boasts more than 300 days of sunshine a year, 90 parks and natural areas and 450 kilometers of trails. It's also less than an hour drive to two major ski resorts. There are more than 600 restaurants in the Fort Collins area and more than 300 local events each year.