Due to COVID please contact your desired area attraction for the most recent updates.

Fitness & Recreation

Rocky Mountain National Park

1 hour, 27 minutes from Wellington via I-25 South to US-34 West


415 square miles encompass and protect spectacular mountain environments. Enjoy Trail Ridge Road – which crests over 12,000 feet including many overlooks to experience the subalpine and alpine worlds – along with over 300 miles of hiking trails, wildflowers, wildlife, starry nights, and fun times.

Lory State Park

29 min from Wellington via CO-1 S



708 Lodgepole Drive | Bellvue, CO 80512
(970) 493-1623

Estes State Park

1 hour, 18 minutes from Wellington via I-25 South and US-34 West



500 Big Thompson Avenue | Estes Park, CO 80517
(970) 577-9900

Due to COVID please contact your desired area attraction for the most recent updates.

Water & Land

Douglas Reservoir

8400 6th Street | Wellington, CO 80549
(970) 472-4300

From Wellington, Exit on I-25: Go 5.5 miles west, south and west on HWY 1 to CR15; 1 mile north on CR15 to CR60; then 1/4 miles west on LaVina Dr. North on LaVina Dr. to the lake.

Colorado’s only nationally designated “Wild & Scenic” River. A popular summer destination for fly fishing, whitewater rafting, tubing, and kayaking.

Horsetooth Reservoir

23 miles
Fort Collins, Colorado
(970) 498-7000

One Colorado’s most scenic outdoor paradises.  The 6.5-mile-long reservoir is a favorite recreation spot for activities such as boating, fishing, swimming, stand up paddle boarding, water skiing, sailing and picnicking.

Smith Lake

6 miles
Wellington Reservoir #4
Property Managed by Fort Collins Office
(970) 472-4300

From I-25 at the Wellington exit, go .3 miles west on HWY 1 to CR7; then 1.4 miles north to CR66; then 2 miles west. Lake is on NE corner of CR66 and CR11  Wildlife Area is approximately 150 acres and ranges from 5,228 ft to 5,264 ft in elevation.

Due to COVID please contact your desired area attraction for the most recent updates.

Beaver Meadows Resort Ranch

57 miles
100 Beaver Meadows Place | Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545

(970) 881-2450

Occupying a traditional ranch surrounded by acres of National Forest, this mountain resort is 5.5 miles from the village of Red Feather Lakes.

Red Feather Lakes

52 miles
Red Feather Lakes Tourist Council:
31635 Poudre Canyon Highway | Bellvue, CO 80512


A year-round outdoor playground that offers beautiful scenery, diverse wildlife, hiking trails, cozy mountain retreats, camping, fishing, horseback riding, rafting, snowshoeing, snowmobile trails, ice fishing and much more!

Snowy Range Ski Area

70 miles
3254 Wyoming 130 | Centennial, WY 82055

(307) 745-5750

Ski and Recreation Area is a small area in southeastern Wyoming, located about five miles from the town of Centennial in Medicine Bow National Forest.

There is so much to do in Northern Colorado!

For additional area attractions visit the Statewide Colorado Vacation Directory