Sports in Fort Collins and Denver
Colorado is a great place for sports lovers. Whether in Fort Collins or in the surrounding areas, there are a variety of activities and events to attend to cheer on your favorite teams. In the city you can attend a Colorado Eagles hockey game or watch the Fort Collins Foxes baseball team at City Park Field. Although Denver is the smallest city in the country, they take their sports teams seriously. There are five professional sports teams to watch: Denver Broncos football, Denver Nuggets basketball, Colorado Rockies baseball, Colorado Avalanche hockey and Colorado Rapids soccer. And since the city is only about an hour's drive away from Fort Collins, you can easily catch a professional sports game during the week.
Whether you consider yourself a spectator, beginner or advanced athlete, the state of Colorado is designed for sports. Choose from five professional teams to cheer on locally and in nearby Denver, just one hour from CSU—Denver Broncos football, Denver Nuggets basketball, Colorado Rapids scoccer, Avalanche hockey and Rockies baseball. Or stay closer to home with a sport of your own. CSU's athletic facilities are a great place to start, and you can easily take it a step farther with the countless trails and outdoor options in your backyard.