What to Do in Conifer, Colorado

Guide for the Perfect Day in Conifer, Colorado Conifer is a small town in Park County, Colorado with a population of just over 1,700 people. The town is located on the north side of Highway 285 and is about halfway … Read More

Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking Trails are located throughout the Bailey area.  The biggest attraction is just miles away from the cabin in Buffalo Creek.

The Colorado Trail

The Colorado Trail is very close to the cabin.  Segment 3 ends near Wellington Lake road.  Mountain Bikes are allowed on the trail up to Segment 4.  At Segment 4 hiking only.  There’s a great blog with beautiful pictures of the trail, click … Read More

Staunton State Park

Colorado’s newest state park is Staunton State Park.  The park offers many activies, such as Camping, Fishing, Picnicking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, and Rock Climbing.  The park is located at 12102 S. Elk Creek Road, Pine, CO.

Hiking Trails

Many hiking trails are close by in Pike National Forest and the Mt. Evans Wilderness Area.   Lost Creek Wilderness Area is located between Bailey and Fairplay.  Named after a creek that repeatedly disappears and reappears underground an in nearby rock piles. … Read More


Minutes away from the cabin is the North Fork of the South Platte River which offers a kayak launch.   Here is a great section of the river that flows from Bailey to Pine. Colorado Kayaking has great information and more … Read More

A Variety of Activities…

Other activities include Bird Watching, Boating, Churches, Cycling, Freshwater Fishing, Fly Fishing, Groceries, Horseback Riding, Ice Skating, Kayaking, Library, Mountaineering, Mountain Climbing, Paddle Boarding, Photography, Rafting, Restaurants, Rock Climbing, Scenic Drives, Sight Seeing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Sledding, Swimming, Walking, Water Tubing, … Read More

McGraw Memorial Park

McGraw Memorial Park-located along the South Platte River this area is owned by the Park County Historical Society and is for public enjoyment as well as offering historical information.  The Kayak launch is located here as well as great fishing … Read More

Fishing & Hunting

Wellington Lake

Wellington Lake is a privately owned lake which offers many activities: camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, canoeing, mountain biking, ice fishing, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing.  Just a few miles from the cabin it’s the closest fishing area but they do charge … Read More