Depending on where you’re coming from, here is a map and very helpful directions to Highlands Camp & Retreat Center.

From Ft. Collins and the northeast plains: 
Starting at I-25, proceed south to Longmont, exit 243 and turn west on CO Hwy 66 toward Longmont/Lyons.  Proceed west on 66 through Lyons to the stop sign and turn left on CO Hwy 7 toward Allenspark.  Approximately 18 miles beyond Lyons, watch for signs directing travelers to turn left on the Hwy 7 business route to Ferncliff/Allenspark.  Turn left on Hwy 7 business route, and proceed about 1/8 mile just past the large rock.  The sign marking the entryway to Highlands is on the left.

From Denver, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, and the southeast plains:  From I-25, proceed north to Longmont, exit 243 and turn west on CO Hwy 66 toward Longmont/Lyons.  Proceed west on 66 through Lyons to the stop sign and turn left on CO Hwy 7 toward Allenspark.  Approximately 18 miles beyond Lyons, watch for signs directing travelers to turn left on the Hwy 7 business route to Ferncliff/Allenspark.  Turn left on Hwy 7 business route, and proceed about 1/8 mile just past the large rock.  The sign marking the entryway to Highlands is on the left.

From Denver International Airport (1.5-2 hours):  
Take Pena Blvd to I-70 west, and I-70 to I-270 north, or take E-470 (Toll road, marked “470” on map) north to I-25.  Go north on I-25 to exit 243 and turn west on CO Hwy 66 toward Longmont/Lyons.  Proceed west on 66 through Lyons to the stop sign and turn left on CO Hwy 7 toward Allenspark.  Approximately 18 miles beyond Lyons, watch for signs directing travelers to turn left on the Hwy 7 business route to Ferncliff/Allenspark.  Turn left on Hwy 7 business route, and proceed about 1/8 mile just past the large rock.  The sign marking the entryway to Highlands is on the left.

From Estes Park (30 minutes):  Take Colo. Hwy 7 south to Allenspark.  Turn right at mile marker 16, which is the second turn for Hwy 7 Business Route.  Proceed about 1/8 mile just past the large rock.  The sign marking the entryway to Highlands is on the left.

From the mountains and further west:  Take I-70 east to I-25 north.  Go north on I-25 to exit 243, and turn west on CO Hwy 66 toward Longmont/Lyons.  Proceed west on 66 through Lyons to the stop sign and turn left on CO Hwy 7 toward Allenspark.  Approximately 18 miles beyond Lyons, watch for signs directing travelers to turn left on the Hwy 7 business route to Ferncliff/Allenspark.  Turn left on Hwy 7 business route, and proceed about 1/8 mile just past the large rock.  The sign marking the entryway to Highlands is on the left.

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For a more scenic, direct route from the mountains and further west:  Take I-70 east to Central City Parkway, exit 243.  Proceed through Central City/Blackhawk and turn left at Clear Creek St/ CO-119.  In Nederland, travel 3/4 of the way through the roundabout and take CO Hwy 72 (Peak to Peak Highway) toward Estes Park.  Turn left onto Hwy 7 and proceed approximately 6 miles and watch for signs directing travelers to turn left on the Hwy 7 business route to Ferncliff/Allenspark.  Turn left on Hwy 7 business route, and proceed about 1/8 mile just past the large rock.  The sign marking the entryway to Highlands is on the left.

GPS COORDINATES:

Decimal Degrees
Latitude 40.189394 Longitude -105.509766
Degrees, Minutes, Seconds
Latitude 40° 11′ 21.8184 Longitude -105° 30′ 35.157

*The physical address for Highlands is often incorrectly identified and mapped through internet and GPS services.  We strongly encourage guests to use the directions or coordinates provided for the best travel experience to Highlands.

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