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.
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.