Edora Park, located at 1420 East Stuart Street in eastern Fort Collins, is a community park that packs lots of recreational opportunities into its 65 acres. The park, built in 1971, includes open grassy areas, a natural area along meandering Spring Creek on the north, and the recreation complex. The park includes six public tennis courts, two lighted ball fields, basketball courts, horseshoe pits, a BMX track, three picnic shelters, a disc golf course, large playground, a community gardens, and a skateboard park. The Edora Pool Ice Center, locally called EPIC, sits at the park’s southeast corner on Riverside Avenue. EPIC offers a wide range of ice skating, hockey, and aquatics programs on two indoor ice sheets and a 50-meter pool and boasts over a million visits a year. EPIC is the home of Colorado State University’s hockey and water polo team. The Edora Skate Park, built in 2001, was the first concrete skate facility in the area.
Recommended season(s): Year-round.
—Stewart M. Green