Activities

Local Recreation

Mountain Biking

We are probably best known for the Buffalo Creek Recreational Area biking and have riders come from all over the country and Europe to give it a try. Buffalo Creek Recreational Area
Bailey is also home to the wonderful and annual Hundo Bike Race. Again, we have riders from all over the country come to participate. Hundo Bike Race

Fishing

A major seasonal attraction, fishermen from all over the country to fish the area, with some of the best private fishing ranches minutes away. We love having the many guests who fish these three ranches as they always come back in a great mood. Some of these are:

Boxwood Gulch 5280 Angler North Fork Ranch
There is also fishing in Deckers:
Deckers
... and Tarryall Reservoir over the pass: Tarryall Reservoir
... and Jefferson Lake: Jefferson Lake

Hiking / Mountain Passes / Four Wheeling

First, a great hiking link right here: Great Hiking
Staunton State Park is a cool and popular destination 18 minutes from here.
We have the Mount Evans Wilderness over the ridge to our north and the Lost Creek Wilderness right behind us. The famed Colorado Trail runs the length of the wildness with several close-by trail heads for access and it crosses the highway at the top of Kenosha Pass, 20 minutes from here.

Mount Evans Wilderness Lost Creek Wilderness
Don't forget the larger Pike National Forest and its many foot and vehicle trails.
Pike National Forest
For those with less-than-ideal physical abilities, we are near Wilderness on Wheels, a wonderful wilderness getaway.
Wilderness on Wheels
The turnoff for Guanella Pass is 20 minutes for here, going about timberline on a beautiful new paved road, going by some of our best-known 14,000 foot peaks (and their trailheads). It's gorgeous.
Guanella Pass
Don't forget Boreas Pass on the way to Breckenridge ski resort, another fun getaway.
Boreas Pass
... and Hoosier Pass
Hoosier Pass

History / General

We are in a very historic area tied back to the amazing gold rush in Colorado in 1859. At one time the highway in front of the lodge had tracks instead of pavement for the narrow gauge steam engines; the dirt road behind us was the for the stagecoaches. The history goes on from there in any direction.
Park County History
Small but worth seeing, just 5 minutes from here, McGraw Park: http://parkcountyhistory.com
McGraw Park
If you keep going over must-see Guanella Pass you descend into the historic and fun town of Georgetown. History, shops, restaurants and galleries.
Georgetown, Colorado
Another hugely popular attraction is the George Town Loop train ride with optional mine tour along the way.
George Town Loop Railroad

Shooting

A crazy number of serious shooting matches, including national level, are hosted in Bailey by the Camp Fickes Shooting Range. Camp Fickes Shooting Range

Hunting

We host a number of hunters in the late fall. You can find more info on area hunting here.
Hunting in Bailey area

Disc Golf

We didn't even know what that was when we started. Turns out we have four top-notch courses in the area.
Disc Golf

Zip Line and More

For a little of everything, take a look at Denver Zipline Tours about 25 minutes from us.
Denver Zipline Tours
Also look for a brand new Tree Tops facility scheduled to open in Spring 2018 less than 5 minutes away.