Recreational Outdoor Activities
Surrounded by the Roosevelt National Forest, Red Feathers Lake is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, specifically fisherman. With hiking, hunting, sight seeing, backpacking, fishing, canoeing, paddle boarding, golfing, horse back riding and kayaking all within a 5 mile radius of Alpine Lodge, the possibilities are endless. With the Cache La Poudre River (Colorado’s only federally designated National and Wild Scenic River) close by and the 30 public and private Lakes available nearby, the whole family can enjoy sunny days out at the lake.
Focus your binoculars or camera lens on the wide array of animals that enrich the Red Feather recreational areas, from elk to eagles, prairie dogs to chipmunks, bighorn sheep to burrowing owls and bluebirds.
Take a ride along open roads and trails and enjoy the peacefulness of the great outdoors.
Avid Hunters will enjoy Big and small game hunting as well as small bird hunting and throughout the nearby Roosevelt National Forest.
Rock climbing in the red feather lakes area is a popular sport.
The Golf Club at Fox Acres is a 6,350-yard, par 71, 18-hole course that provides one of the most acclaimed getaways in the state.
For the text for the ATV write, “Enjoy the Freedom of unguided ATV Trail Adventures in the Roosevelt National Forest Area.
The Arapahoe and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland offers diverse fishing opportunities.
Horse Back Riding/Camping
Ride along the river and through the forest at Beaver Meadow Resort.
Red Feather Lakes has an abundant trail system with many beautiful hikes through the Pine forest.
Enjoy paddle boarding with your family and furry friends at Dowdy, West Lake and Bellaire.
You’ll see many fisherman using canoes at Dowdy Lake. For more information, visit the visitors center.
Opportunities for kayaking the Lone Pine Creek are likely as popular as whitewater rafting on the Cache La Poudre River nearby.