Living in Loveland Colorado is pretty awesome. The city of Loveland offers a lot of outdoor recreation opportunities. One of the best things about living in Loveland, CO is the awesome natural spaces. The city of Loveland benefits from the Larimer County Open Space Tax which helps fund open space purchases and maintenance in Loveland, Fort Collins, Windsor, Estes Park and other places throughout the county.

Rivers Edge Natural Area is located in the center of town. It is right along the Big Thompson River and the city recreation trail. This is a great place to fish, watch birds, walk, run or just get away from the stress in your life. If you live in Loveland or nearby, visit Rivers Edge for an amazing natural space right in town.

The multiple ponds of Rivers Edge Natural Area connect to the Jayhawker Ponds which had been a local fishing spot for decades. The Open space is also sandwhiched between Centenial Park (a baseball & pickleball haven) and Old Fairgrounds Park (which has a skate park, river access, a dog park, softball fields and more.)

Whether you visit Rivers Edge for fishing, bird watching, a short walk or a longer hike, you are sure to enjoy this beautiful outdoor space located right in the center of Loveland, Colorado. 

This is just one of the many reasons that people move to Loveland, CO. If you are considering buying or selling a home in Loveland reach out to Andy Hawbaker.

**Disclaimer: Andy Hawbaker is a licensed Realtor® with Kris Lindahl Real Estate. Andy also served 10 years on the City of Loveland Open Lands Commission. The purpose of this post is simily informational. Enjoy.

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Loveland Colorado Open SPace
Rivers Edge Natural Area