|Elevation||7,165 ft (2,184 m)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||177128|
Rustic is an unincorporated community in Larimer County, Colorado, United States. Rustic is located on State Highway 14 and the Cache La Poudre River 27.3 miles (43.9 km) west-northwest of Fort Collins. The community borders Glen Echo to the west.
In 1881, S.B. Stewart built the Rustic Hotel at this location. It soon became a popular summer tourist resort.
The town of Rustic was established in 1882.
- "Rustic". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Marcus P. Grant; Christian J. Zier & Robert G. Rosenberg (1988). "SUPPLEMENTAL REPORT: CULTURAL RESOURCE INVESTIGATIONS IN STAGE ONE AREAS OF THE BASIN STUDY EXTENSION, CACHE LA POUDRE HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT, LARIMER COUNTY, COLORADO" (PDF). Centennial Archaeology, Inc.
- Bright, William (2004). Colorado Place Names. Johnson Books.
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