Local Area Attractions
If you want activity - plenty of opportunities are available in Fort Collins, Cheyenne, Natural and Open Spaces, Poudre Canyon and the glory and splendor of climbing and hiking in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Fort Collins North/Wellington is centrally located to many attractions affording quick day trips and then "home" to relax, rewind, and recharge for the next day's adventure. Whether you are looking for a wonderful dining experience, tours of museums and fine arts, breweries, antique shopping, cultural and historical events or for the more active style of white water rafting, hiking/backpacking, mountain climbing, horseback riding, mountain biking, fly fishing, or a picnic along the Poudre River make Fort Collins North/Wellington KOA your base camp.
P.O. Box 107, 4936 West CR 52E
Bellvue, CO 80512
Tour a fish hatchery.
Anheuser-Busch Tour Center
Take a comprehensive tour of the Budweiser brewing and bottling process, visit the world-famous Clydesdale horses and pick up some souvenirs at the gift shop. The Tour Center is only 10 miles from the Wellington KOA and offers tours:
Oct 1 - May 31: Thur.-Mon. 10:00 am -4:00 pm and June 1-Sept. 30 Daily 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Discover a time-honored brewing tradition and taste quality lagers ales.
Cache la Poudre River Canyon
Take 14 West into the mountains off of Highway 287. The Poudre is Colorado's only nationally designated "Wild and scenic" river. Highway 14 is designated a Colorado Scenic and Historic Byway between Fort Collins and Walden. Hiking, picnicking, winter sports, hunting, fishing, whitewater rafting, wildlife viewing. Stop by Arrowhead Lodge, which has been on the National Register of Historic places since 1992. It's at 33021 Poudre Canyon Highway, Bellevue, CO 80512. Phone: 970-881-2139.
City Park Railway
1599 City Park Drive
Fort Collins, CO
Mini train with riding cars for the whole family. May - September.
Local Area Activities
Tranquility may not be the most appealing feature for you. If the more energetic style appeals to you the area offers a wide variety of opportunities to be out there, livin' it. There is truly something for everyone.
The City of Fort Collins has provided the current range for archers to practice since 1984. The range is located on the southwest side of the intersection of Interstate-25 and East Prospect Road at the south end of the frontage road, past the weigh station.The range features two practice ranges at marked yardages and an unmarked fourteen target field range that runs along the Poudre River. Tournaments are allowed by permit, but the practice ranges are open to the public at all times. There range also provides restrooms, picnic tables, and a shelter.Bow hunters use this facility for practice throughout the year. Broadheads, blunts, and crossbows are not permitted for use on the ranges. Boy and Girl Scouts, youth groups, Senior Olympics, and Special Olympics have used the range for training and competition.
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
Scrooge The Musical
Leslie Bricusse's spectacular musical extravaganza SCROOGE is a heart-warming family story based on Charles Dickens' classic 'A Christmas Carol'. Featuring the Oscar-nominated hit "Thank You Very Much", Packed with memorable songs and classic characters, SCROOGE is pure hit family entertainment from overture to final curtain.
The Candlelight is excited to be enhancing our yuletide favorite with many surprises which will make this SCROOGE a more magical show than ever before.
See website for times, seating chart, and rates.
Community Food Drive
Town of Wellington Community Food Drive
Please donate any non-perishable food items. Town Hall parking lot. Larimer County Santa Cops & Toys for Tots will also be on hand to take any new unwrapped toy.
Annual Chili Supper
Sponsored by: Wellington Fire Protection District at Wellington Community Church. All you can eat chili, silent auction, door prizes and a drawing for a Lazy Boy chair. Early tickets for chair can be purchased at Fire Station for a suggested donation of $5.00. MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN 50% of proceeds will go to help a local family with medical bills. Chili supper is $4.00 for adults, $2.50 for kids, age 3 and under are freeDownload the details
Christmas Parade of Lights Wellington
Christmas Parade of Lights On Cleveland Avenue. Parade line-up starts at 4 p.m. on First Street Cash Prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places Sponsored by the Wellington Community Activities Commission.