"YOU HAVE TO GET LOST BEFORE YOU CAN BE FOUND."

Jeff Rasley

EXPLORE

Our job at the Fernweh is to give you the best Fort Collins hostel experience you can have.  We are always available to take the guess-work out of your journey, and we're happy to give you our locals' insight on the most beautiful places to explore.  Whether you're a world-class climber or a seasoned leaf-peeper, the hostel is the perfect Fort Collins basecamp for your adventures.

Hiking & Climbing

LORY STATE PARK | 20 MIN. FROM THE FERNWEH

HORSETOOTH ROCK & HORSETOOTH FALLS | 25 MIN. FROM THE FERNWEH 

GREY ROCK | 25 MIN. FROM THE FERNWEH

HEWLETT GULCH | 25 MIN. FROM THE FERNWEH

RED FEATHER LAKES | 45 MIN. FROM THE FERNWEH

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK | 1 HR. 30 MIN FROM THE FERNWEH

PINGREE PARK | 1 HR. 45 MIN FROM THE FERNWEH

Biking & Scenic Drives

LORY STATE PARK | MOUNTAIN BIKING

COYOTE RIDGE | MOUNTAIN BIKING

POUDRE CANYON | ROAD BIKING | SCENIC DRIVE

RIST CANON | ROAD BIKING | SCENIC DRIVE

HORSETOOTH | ROAD BIKING | MOUNTAIN BIKING | SCENIC DRIVE

 

OUR FRIENDS AT BEER & BIKE TOURS OFFER FANTASTIC TOURS AROUND THE AREA, INCLUDING MOUTAIN BIKING, ROAD BIKING, AND CRUISING BETWEEN FORT COLLINS' FAMED BREWERIES.

 

Water Sports

THE POUDRE RIVER | This is our lifeblood here in Fort Collins & we LOVE spending time on the river.  The Poudre offers amazing fly fishing & great whitewater rafting, kayaking, tubing, and paddleboarding as well.

 

HORSETOOTH | Awesome in the summer and super close to town.  It’s a 10 minute drive from the Fernweh, and there are lots of places you can park & hike down to the water to spend your day paddleboarding, swimming, or lying in a tube drinking a Fat Tire.

 

Mountain Whitewater Descents offers rentals for kayaks, rafts, paddleboards, etc.  They have lots of guided trips to choose from too. 

 

Rentals also available at Jax in Fort Collins.  Hostel staff will point you in the right direction.

Winter Sports

CAMERON PASS | XC & SNOWSHOEING TRAILS | BACKCOUNTRY

RED FEATHER LAKES | XC & SNOWSHOEING TRAILS

LORY STATE PARK |  XC & SNOWSHOING TRAILS

ELDORA | 1.5 HOURS AWAY | ALPINE SKIING

LOVELAND | 2 HOURS AWAY | ALPINE SKIING

 

Rentals available at Jax in Fort Collins.  Hostel staff will point you in the right direction.

 

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