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.
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.
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.
703 E. Prospect Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Discovery Science Center is northern Colorado's only hands-on science and technology center, loaded with 120 incredible interactive exhibits to ignite your curiosity and make learning fun for the entire family.
1801 Riverside Drive
Fort Collins, CO
970-221-6660 (park), 970-221-6683 (pool and ice center)
Disc golf course, BMX track, fitness course, skateboard park, trail, winter sledding and cross country skiing, swimming pool, wader, therapy pool, 2 ice rinks and fitness room.
P.O. Box 635
Fort Collins, CO 80522
Railway running from City Park to Downtown. Car 21 is the only original restored city streetcar operating in the Western U.S.
(formerly known as OneWest Arts Center)
201 S. College, Fort Collins, CO 80524
This museum focuses on national and regional contemporary art.
Rising among wooded hillsides, The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya crowns a meadow at the upper end of Shambhala Mountain Centers main valley. Standing 108 feet tall, it is one of the most significant examples of sacred Buddhist architecture in North America. Built as a memorial to the Centers founder, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, the Great Stupa of Dharmakaya serves as an inspiration for peace and compassion throughout the world.
Nestled high in the Colorado Rockies in a serene 600-acre valley surrounded by rocky peaks and pine and aspen forests, Shambhala Mountain Center provides a safe and supportive container for the teaching of paths of personal health, deepened awareness and transformation.
Shambhala Mountain Center welcomes all people with inspiration, interest and curiosity about understanding the nature of self and society. We welcome you to join us and enjoy our beautiful location and warm hospitality.
The Stupa is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for public visitation
visit: The Great Stupa and Shambhala Mountain Center for additional information
3105 CR 69 Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545 On 40 acres of serenity next door to Roosevelt National Forest and the Poudre River Canyon, you won't forget the natural beauty of this pristine region. Come and enjoy some of the most beautiful country that CO has to offer at Red Feather Ranch .
417 W. Magnolia
Fort Collins, CO 80521
The Lincoln Center is a cultural arts center with indoor performing arts spaces, indoor galleries and an outdoor sculpture and performance garden. Out to Lunch Concert Series - Fridays during June and July Summer Children's Series - Wednesdays
35 miles from Fort Collins - this park covers 410 square miles and has 18 named peaks above 13,000 feet, 150 named lakes and the highest continuously paved highway in the United States - Trail Ridge Road.
Colorado Sate University, Campus Delivery 1620
Environmental Learning Center on E. Drake Road past Timberline Road.
Rocky Mountain Raptor Center Open dawn to dusk. Rehabilitating and releasing injured birds of prey. Housing eagles, hawks, owls and vultures.
Fort Collins Brewery Welcomes New Arrival!
Budweiser Clydesdale Shakira, one of about 25 foals born at Anheuser-Busch breeding farms each year, will be on display at the Fort Collins Clydesdale Hamlet.
Tours are conducted on a first come first serve basis. They are available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Tours begin on 15 to 20 minute intervals depending on the volume of visitors. For more information please call 1-303-844-3582.
Just 7 miles from KOA you can soar like an eagle on the ultimate flying experience aboard an actual sailplane, commonly referred to as a glider. "Soaring allows you the freedom to explore the world from a unique bird's eye view while enjoying a safe and challenging sport." RESERVATIONS required to soar. The campground offers an excellent view of the plane aerobatics as they are released overhead and glide back to the gliderport.
Full length Nine hole course with the best practice facilities in Wellington and Fort Collins. Just 9 miles from KOA. Mountain Vista features a driving range with year round grass plus putting and chipping area complete with practice sand bunker. Beginner to expert level course. Tournament events, Leagues and Instructors available. Open all year. Phone for T-Time. Check out the website for current coupons.
Tours are a great way to get to know the breweries of Fort Collins and there are plenty to choose from. For a comprehensive and updated list always visit the Official visitor and community resource guide to Fort Collins.
Contact the following companies for location, schedules, dates, rate plans and additional information:
Anheuser-Busch Tour Center - 970-490-4691
Beer & Bike Tours - 970-201-1085
Hops and Shops - 970-225-4849
Magic Bus Tours - 970-420-0662
Fort Collins is the largest producer of beer in Colorado and the state is ranked first in the country in volume of brewpubs and craft breweries. Each brewery has its own distinctive style. To get a taste of award-winning lagers, pilsners and ales year round, embark on the following "Foam on the Range" tour:
Black Bottle Brewery - 970-493-2337 - 1605 South College Ave;
C.B. & Potts Restaurant & Brewery - 970-221-1139 - 1415 W. Elizabeth Street;
Coopersmith's Pub & Brewing - 970-498-0483 - 5 Old Town Square;
Equinox Brewing - 970-484-1368 - 133 Remington Street;
Fort Collins Brewery - 970-472-1499 - 1020 E. Lincoln Ave.;
New Belgium Brewing Company, Inc. - 970-221-0524 - 500 Linden Street;
Odell Brewing Company - 970-498-9070 - 800 E. Lincoln Ave.;
Pateros Creek Brewing Co - 970-484-7222 - 242 North College Ave.;
Just minutes from the campground the museum offers your family a one-of-a-kind learning experience as you journey through time with the Bee family's efforts to cultivate the arid prairie of Northern Colorado. Learn about irrigation, the sugar beet industry, and lamb feeding. Enjoy the children's activities and animals.
Call for details:
Open Friday and Saturday 9am-4pm May thru October or by appointment.