Local Area Attractions Near Fort Collins North / Wellington KOA

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.

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Avery House (historic house on the national register)
Avery House (historic house on the national register)

328 W. Mountain Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-221-0533

Tour a home that belonged to Franklin & Sara Avery. Mr. Avery founded First National Bank. The house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Bellevue-Watson Hatchery
Bellevue-Watson Hatchery

P.O. Box 107, 4936 West CR 52E
Bellvue, CO 80512
970-482-1659
Tour a fish hatchery.

Anheuser-Busch Tour Center
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.

2351 Busch Drive

Fort Collins, CO 80524

970-490-4694

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Cache la Poudre River Canyon
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
City Park Railway

1599 City Park Drive
Fort Collins, CO
970-416-2990
Mini train with riding cars for the whole family. May - September.

Cloverleaf Kennel Club
Cloverleaf Kennel Club

2527 NW Frontage Rd
Loveland, CO 80538
970-667-6211
Greyhound racing.

Colorado State University
Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO
See the Colorado State University campus, take in a sporting event. CSU Summer Café Theatre - Late June and July (plays presented by the CSU Theatre Department. Lagoon Concert Series - Wednesday evenings, June-July.

Discovery Science Center
Discovery Science Center

703 E. Prospect Rd
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-472-3991

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.

Edora Park and Eldora Pool Ice Center
Edora Park and Eldora Pool Ice Center

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.

Fort Collins Farmer's Market
Fort Collins Farmer's Market

Sundays and Wednesdays at the SW corner of the Harmony Market parking lot at Harmony Road and Lemay Ave.
970-495-4889

Fort Collins Municipal Railway Society
Fort Collins Municipal Railway Society

P.O. Box 635
Fort Collins, CO 80522
970-224-5372
Railway running from City Park to Downtown. Car 21 is the only original restored city streetcar operating in the Western U.S.

Fort Collins Museum
Fort Collins Museum

200 Matthews St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-221-6738
Self-guided tours and guided tours upon request at Fort Collins Museum. Three galleries of displays, three historic cabins and a one-room schoolhouse from 1905.

Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art
Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art

(formerly known as OneWest Arts Center)
201 S. College, Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-482-2787
This museum focuses on national and regional contemporary art.

City Park Nine Golf Course
City Park Nine Golf Course

411 S. Bryan Ave.
Fort Collins, CO
970-221-6650

Collindale Golf Course
Collindale Golf Course

1441 E. Horsetooth Rd
Fort Collins, CO
970-221-6651

Southridge Golf Club
Southridge Golf Club

5750 S. Lemay Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-416-2828

Grandview Cemetery
Grandview Cemetery

1900 W. Mountain Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80525
970-221-6810
A historic cemetery where some of Fort Collins' founders are buried.

The Great Stupa at Shambhala Mountain Center
The Great Stupa at Shambhala Mountain Center

Rising among wooded hillsides, The Great Stupa of Dharmakaya crowns a meadow at the upper end of Shambhala Mountain Center's 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 Center's 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

4921 County Road 68-C

Red Feather Lakes, CO 80545

970-881-2184

Holiday Twin Drive-In
Holiday Twin Drive-In

2206 S. Overland Trail Fort Collins, CO 80526 970-221-1244 One of only 10 drive-ins left in Colorado and the only one in Larimer County.

Red Feather Guides and Outfitters
Red Feather Guides and Outfitters

49794 Colorado Highway 14
Walden, CO 80480
970-524-5054
www.redfeatherguides.com

Red Feather Ranch
Red Feather Ranch

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 .

Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch
Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

2939 N. County Road 31D
Loveland, CO 80539
970-667-3915
Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch

Horsetooth Mountain Park
Horsetooth Mountain Park

4200 W. County Road 38E
970-679-4570
Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding. Borders Horsetooth Reservoir.

Flights of Fancy LLC
Flights of Fancy LLC

5953 Twin Wash St.
Fort Collins, CO 80528
970-581-5042

Windtracker Balloon Adventures LLC
Windtracker Balloon Adventures LLC

315 S. Loomis Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-482-4492

Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center

417 W. Magnolia
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-416-2752
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

Lory State Park
Lory State Park

708 Lodgepole Drive
Bellvue, CO 80512
970-493-1623
Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, visitors center, picnic areas.

Observatory Village/Stargazer Observatory
Observatory Village/Stargazer Observatory

3733 Galileo Drive Fort Collins, CO 80528 970-226-1560 Observatory Village/Stargazer Observatory Open to the public the 3rd Sunday of the month weather permitting.

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Old Town
Old Town

Fort Collins historic downtown area. See historic buildings, eat great food and do some shopping.

Outlets at Loveland
Outlets at Loveland

5661 McWhinney Blvd. Loveland, CO 80538 970-663-1916 Outlets of Loveland

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The Ranch & Budweiser Events Center
The Ranch & Budweiser Events Center

5290 Arena Circle
Loveland, CO 80538
970-619-4100
Budweiser Events Center Sporting events, concerts, fairs, shows, rallies and conferences.

Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park

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.

Rocky Mountain Raptor Center
Rocky Mountain Raptor Center

Colorado Sate University, Campus Delivery 1620
Environmental Learning Center on E. Drake Road past Timberline Road.
970-297-0398
Rocky Mountain Raptor Center Open dawn to dusk. Rehabilitating and releasing injured birds of prey. Housing eagles, hawks, owls and vultures.

Swetsville Zoo
Swetsville Zoo

4801 E. Harmony Rd.
Fort Collins, CO 80528
Self-guided tours. Metal sculpture park with over 150 works of art. Dawn to dusk.

A 1 Wildwater
A 1 Wildwater

2020 N. College Ave.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-224-3379
A 1 Wildwater

A Wanderlust Adventure
A Wanderlust Adventure

3500 Bingham Hill Road
Fort Collins, CO 80521
970-484-1219
A Wanderlust Adventure

Mountain Whitewater Descents
Mountain Whitewater Descents

1329 N. U.S. Highway 287
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-419-0917

Rocky Mountain Adventures Inc.
Rocky Mountain Adventures Inc.

1117 N. U.S. Highway 287
Fort Collins, CO 80524
970-493-4005
Rocky Mountain Adventures Inc.

Trail Ridge Winery
Trail Ridge Winery

4113 W. Eisenhower Blvd
Loveland, CO 80537
970-635-0949

Valley of the Wind Winery
Valley of the Wind Winery

411 N. Railroad Ave.
Loveland, CO 80537
970-577-8800

Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park, with elevations ranging from 8,000 feet in the wet, grassy valleys to 14,259 feet at the weather-ravaged top of Longs Peak, provides visitors with opportunities for countless breathtaking experiences and adventures.

Budweiser Brewery
Budweiser Brewery

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.

Denver Mint
Denver Mint

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.

Glider Flights
Glider Flights

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.

4598 Hackamore Road

Wellington, CO 80549

970-568-7627

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Mountain Vista Greens Golf
Mountain Vista Greens Golf

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.

2808 NE Frontage Road

Fort Collins, CO 80524

970-482-4847

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Brewery Tours and Resources
Brewery Tours and Resources

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

Breweries
Breweries

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.;

Bee Family Centennial Farm Museum
Bee Family Centennial Farm Museum

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.

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Open Friday and Saturday 9am-4pm May thru October or by appointment.

4320 E County Road 58

Wellington

Fort Collins, CO 80549

970-482-9168

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Larimer County History Museum
Larimer County History Museum

Admission is free. Open Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and other times by appointment.

3740 Cleveland Ave

Wellington, CO 80549

970-490-2137