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Description provided by Castle Mountain Recreation
Wellington Lake is located approximately 11 miles southeast of Bailey, Colorado. This scenic 1,200 acre property adjoins the Pike National Forest and Lost Creek Wilderness and offers year round recreational opportunities for all. The 9,691 foot Castle Mountain guards the western portion of the property and is often the most photographe... Log infor full details...
Getting there: From Denver:
-Head west on I-70 W.
-Take exit 260 to merge onto CO-470 E towards Colorado Springs.
-Take the exit onto US-285 S toward Fairplay.
-In Bailey, turn left onto CO Rd 68/Wellington Rd/Wellington Lake Rd.
-Stay on CO Rd 68/Wellington Rd/Wellington Lake Rd for 11 miles.
-The lake is on the right.
From Colorado Springs:
-From I-25, take exit 141 for US-24 W/Cimarron St.
-Follow signs for Pikes Peak/Woodland Park.
-Continue straight onto US-24 W. In Woodland Park, take slight right onto CO-67 N.
-In Deckers, road turns into CO Rd 126, continue towards Buffalo Creek.
-Turn left on Forest Service Road 550 stay on road for 10 miles. Road ends at lake.
-The lake will be on your left.