HIKING, SNOW SHOE or CROSS COUNTRY SKI IDEAS:
Go to Highland Presbyterian Camp, sign at the front desk,
West at Ski Rd., after about 1.5 miles veer right at the fork and you will end up at a Meadow Mountain Trail Head.
Veer left at the fork and you will see a rockier road, but can park soon along the creek and continue hiking if the road is too rough for your car. This is an exciting 4X4, hiking or mountain bike route full of gorgeous views of creek,
rocks, and mountains! A great place to spend your day.
From Allenspark, continue on same road past Post Office along Hwy 90, turns into Skinner Rd.; continue straight along this dirt road / loop, find Allenspark Trail Head with a small parking area. This trail leads into Rocky Mountain National Park, sorry no dogs. Ozel Falls, Finch and Pear Lakes, and more.
Taylor Mountain Trail 932, from the Old Gallery on Hwy 7, go south ~1/4 mile, park at the bottom of the trail that you see going up the hillside. This gorgeous trail will lead into the heart of Roosevelt with stunning views of Longs Peak, abandoned mining cabins, peaceful meadows, streams, rocks, and possibly wildlife.
As always, plan ahead, go prepared and tell someone where you are going.
Check out Highlands Presbyterian Camp for group activities like archery, ropes course, rock climbing,
zip line, canoeing; call ahead and register your family for a fun activity! 303-747-2888
Visit Distant Harbors gift and antique shop across the street from the post office in Allenspark.
Christine has impeccable taste and you are sure to find a
treasure or gift for someone special.
Allenspark Community Center, The Old Gallery on Hwy 7, for the monthly schedule.
They put on grande musicals in the summer, open mic nights, Tuesday night soup pot lucks, yoga, art classes, and more.
They also sell postcards, books, and local art.
You will find a GREAT PLAYGROUND and basketball hoop as well, stop on by.
FREE INTERNET available here, as well as use of their printer and copier in a pinch.
Use from the front porch if they are not open, no code needed.
Enjoy a delicious pizza, sandwich or local brew at the Rock Creek Tavern & Pizzaria.
Brenda and her crew are sure to make your visit memorable.
ORDER for pick up @ 303-747-9000.
Meadow Mountain Café a small café on Business Route 7; they feature homemade fresh soups, salads, sandwiches, breakfasts. Open 730am-2pm 7 days a week in summer; closed Tuesdays in winter.
Get local spring water at Crystal Springs, fill up that water bottle en route to wherever you are going, a tradition.
In July, The Hogabluesa is hosted by The Old Gallery, with brews and blues, check it out!
The annual Fourth of July Parade in Allenspark is something you should not miss!
Usually starts around 11am-ish…bring your hiking chair!
The annual Run Like the Wind 5k is in AUGUST for 2019, and is on a dirt road route at 8,500ft is full of
breathtaking views and happy volunteers cheering you on. Prizes, medals, music,
food, lots of memories, come on out.
In September, see the Takacs Quartet Concert at The Old Gallery.
There are activities year round from soup and movie nights, talks about Rocky Mountain National Park, yoga, art and music, check out what is going on at The Old Gallery calendar and get involved!