Walking Distance (Green Mountain Falls)

Trout Fishingat Green Mountain Falls Lake, Cabin provides fishing gear.
HikingThere are several trails. Our favorite, “Catamount Trail”, begins at the falls ¼ mile from the Cabin and takes you to the top of the falls and a beautiful mountain meadow.
SwimmingGreen Mountain Falls Pool.
Tennis/Basketball CourtsGreen Mountain Falls Park, next to the swimming pool.
Picnicking – Picnic at Mountain Symphony or take a 10 minute walk to the falls for a beautiful picnic.
BreakfastThe Pantry at the west end of the lake…best breakfast in the region.
LunchBlue Moose Tavern, dine on the deck overlooking the lake.
DinnerMucky Duck for fireside dining and an eclectic menu.


Short Drives (less than 15 Minutes)

Academy Riding StablesHorseback riding in Garden of the Gods.
Cave of the WindsTour of unique underground cave, evening laser shows during summer months.
Cheyenne Mountain ZooWorld class zoo experience on the side of Cheyenne Mountain.
Historic Manitou SpringsQuaint, historic town with old Victorian style storefronts and the delightful penny arcade.
Pike’s Peak-America’s MountainGraded highway to the summit of Pikes Peak.
Santa’s Workshop North PoleAmusement park for children.
Pike’s Peak Cog RailwayCog Railroad trips to Pikes Peak summit.
Mountain BikingWe provide mountain bikes for casual biking around Green Mountain Falls. For an adventurous ride down Pikes Peak, contact Pikes Peak Mountain Bike Tours.


Moderate drives (15 to 45 minutes)

Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge RailroadTour old mining areas in open cars behind a steam locomotive.
Butte Theater Melodrama and OleoThe Melodrama at Cripple Creek dates back to the Gold Rush and is a great couple hours of live entertainment for the whole family.
MOLLIE Kathleen Gold MineGold mine tour near Cripple Creek.
Air Force AcademyGuided tours available.
FishingSouth Platt River with some of the finest fly fishing in the country. Lake George, 11 mile Canyon.(?)


Full Day Trips (up to 2 hours’ drive time)

White Water RaftingRoyal Gorge, exciting level 4 and 5 rapids.
Snow SkiingWe recommend Breckenridge, with or without snow, approximately a 2 hour scenic drive.
Hot SpringsMt. Princeton Hot Springs, fun for the entire family, offers a variety of hot spring pools, some with slides for the kids.