Building Resilience: The Future of Natural Areas

Travel & Things to do

Airport Transportation

Denver International Airport is about 55 miles from the Hilton Fort Collins – about a one-hour drive in light traffic. If you are driving from the Denver International Airport, you can take Pena Blvd. to E470 North (Toll Rd) E470 to Interstate 25 N Interstate 25 to Exit 268 (Prospect Rd) West on Prospect Rd (4.5 miles).
There is not a hotel shuttle between the Hilton Fort Collins and Denver International Airport, but there are other transportation options.

  • Shuttle service GreenRide. NOTE: Super Shuttle no longer operates in Fort Collins. With GreenRide, a one-way adult ride is about $38 plus tip.
  • Uber and Lyft are available in the area. Fares will vary according to time of day.
  • Taxi. A taxi will charge about $70.
  • Rental Car. Self-parking is available at the Hilton for $8 a day.

Hilton Fort Collins Dining and Cocktail Options

The Hilton has two onsite dining options: The Spring Creek Grill, open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, and the Espresso Shoppe, open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, which serves Starbucks coffee and quick snacks.

The Hilton bar is called the Spring Creek Lounge and is open 4 p.m. to midnight daily.

The Hilton will be hosting a lunch buffet for Natural Areas Conference attendees on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 10 and 11, for a reasonable cost.

Dining Options Within Walking Distance of the Hilton Fort Collins

Panino’s is an Italian restaurant directly across the street from the hotel, near the Rocky Mountain Research Station, US Forest Service.

Suh Sushi, Mountain Iris Café, Taqueria Los Comales, Music City Hot Chicken, and Bawarchi Biryanis are also fairly close to the hotel.

Dining Options in the Neighborhood of Old Town

American and Pubs
The Kitchen
Main Line Ale House
Choice City Butcher

Taj Mahal


Rare Italian

Tasty Harmony

Fort Collins is known for its many local breweries

Other Spirits & Bars
Feisty Spirits