Area Attractions

Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

Over 300 miles of hiking trails, wildflowers, wildlife, and more are waiting for you to explore. If you're not into hiking, take a drive up Trail Ridge Road. Peaking out at over 12,000 feet, it is the highest continuously paved highway in the United States.

Estes Park

Estes Park

The gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. A great place to unwind for a few days after the symposium. Arrange a fly fishing guide, take a horseback ride, or a jeep tour of the national park. Or just stop in after your day in the park, do some shopping and enjoy one of the many fine restaurants.

Loveland

Loveland

Home of the Rocky Mountain Woodturning Symposium - need we say more? Seriously, Loveland has a vibrant arts community and the city is adorned with an exceptional array of bronze sculptures.

How about a relaxing stroll through the Benson Sculpture Garden or Chapungu Sculpture Park. You won't be disappointed.

Old Town Fort Collins

Old Town Fort Collins

Just up the highway from Loveland, Fort Collins has a lot to offer. Take a walk around Old Town and visit shops and galleries featuring the work of local artists and craftsmen. Tour one (or more) of the dozens of craft breweries.

Promenade Shops at Centerra

Promenade Shops at Centerra

If you like shopping, Centerra is just down the street.

Boyd Lake State Park

Boyd Lake State Park

Picnicing, boating, fishing, camping, hiking. In Loveland, just about 9 miles from the Symposium.