: Denver International Airport
: State Highway 9
Fairplay/Alma is the activity center of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Activities closeby include: skiing, snowboarding, hiking, mountain climbing, snow-shoeing, horseback riding (winter too), ice climbing, fishing, hunting, rafting, snow-mobiling, 4-wheeling, ATVing, mine exploring, canoeing, kayaking, and much much more. If you can think of an outdoor activity, you will probably find it within 10-30 minutes of the cabin. It is a great place to call 'Base Camp'. You can find all of these activities within minutes of the home:
**FISHING ... Gold Medal/Blue Ribbon Fishing--5 area lakes and public river a short drive away
**National Forest/Montgomery Reservoir; Lincoln Falls; ice climbing; skiing; snowboarding; and some of the best snow-shoeing and 4-wheeling in Colorado within minutes of home.
**Fairplay (15 min S): Historic Mining Town, fly-fishing, panning for gold.
**Breckenridge (45 min N): skiing, snow-boarding, snowmobiling, fishing, boating, golfing.
**Jefferson Lake (60 min NE): trout fishing, walking. **Buena Vista (60 min S): Hot Springs, fishing, raft the Arkansas River.
**Salida (90 min S): fishing, hiking, jeep trails, rafting.
**Como (30 min NE): Historic Railroad District.
**Cripple Creek (1 hr 45 min SE): gold mining, gambling.
**Canon City (1 hr 45 min SE): home of the Royal Gorge.
**Leadville (1 hr 45 min S, then N): mountain climbing, antiquing, ghost town.
**Manitou Springs (1 hr 50 min SE): Cave of the Winds, Pikes Peak.
This home is beautiful all seasons of the year. The access is easy; 4-wheel drive is not a necessity but recommended in the winter months.