Lory State Park Project


Project Background

Colorado Parks and Wildlife recently completed a forest management plan for Lory State Park. This plan helps to identify high priorities within the park for forest restoration. This area of the watershed is of high value due to its proximity to values such as Horsetooth Reservoir.


CPRW, Colorado State Forest Service, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Northern Water, City of Fort Collins, and Peaks to People Water Fund


Project Goals

  • Reduce forest density and hazardous fuels 
  • Restore forest structure and composition
  • Enhance wildlife habitat 
  • Protect water quality 
  • Provide opportunities for demonstration and outreach to the community


Completion Date

The project will be implemented in late 2018 - early 2019, with an estimated completion date  of July, 2019.