Loveland, Colorado is better known as America’s “Sweetheart City!” Residents and visitors all agree you will love the natural beauty, creative expression, healthy living, and civic participation that captures the spirit of Loveland, CO. Bordered by the Rocky Mountains to the west and the plains to the east, Loveland is your gateway to the Rockies.
Residents here enjoy a variety of festivals, events, clubs, business organizations, government boards and commissions, personal interest classes, volunteer organizations, and higher education. In 1985, Loveland was the first city in Colorado to adopt an Art in Public Places ordinance, designating one percent of the city’s capital construction projects of $50,000 or more for the purchase of art. The city has 26 parks, approximately 15.5 miles of recreation trail, 3 golf courses, several arts and entertainment theatres, and easy access to shopping. Loveland embodies the “small hometown feel with an abundance of big city amenities.”