Nature’s beauty is captured at this rustic vacation resort. It sits in the peaceful heart of Roosevelt National Forest and is located forty-one miles northwest of Ft. Collins, Colorado in Larimer County.
Glen Echo Resort was established in 1887 and sits along the wild and scenic Cache La Poudre River on CO Hwy 14. It is located in Bellvue, CO at an elevation of 7,200 feet above sea level. This year round destination has served travelers and residents for over 100 years. Glen Echo is located close to various national forest recreation areas including; Cameron Pass, North Park and the Laramie River Road areas which offer skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, hunting, camping, fishing and hiking. After a long day of recreation the guests’ of Glen Echo can sit, relax and enjoy the river that runs through the property.
Glen Echo’s amenities include; a convenience store, restaurant, lounge, and liquor store. There are 17 camping cabins, 2 mobile homes and 1 penthouse. The resort offers 80 RV sites and 16 basic tent sites, some are accessed by crossing a bridge ato an island that is a part of the resort. There is a bath house centrally located amongst these sites on the mainland. There is an outdoor events pavilion and playground. This all sits along the scenic Cache La Poudre River.
Each of these amenities has something to offer travelers along the Poudre Canyon Highway. The convenience store offers general groceries, ice cream, unique gifts, jewelry, and souvenirs. Bagged ice, tobacco products, propane and gasoline are also sold on the property. The liquor store has beer, wine and other alcohol.
All are welcome to dine in the restaurant and enjoy a freshly prepared meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The lounge provides time with family and friends while quenching one’s thirst with a drink.
For those who want to get away from it all, Glen Echo provides lodging and camping. Bring your own RV or stay in one of the cozy cabins. The RV sites include water, electric, and sewer hookups. There are 8 modern cabins complete with bathrooms, 10 rustic cabins, and 1 penthouse that can accommodate groups of up to 14 people. Each cabin provides a stove, refrigerator, coffee maker, microwave, toaster, TV and VCR.
New Owners: Tami Mazzuca and Denice Anderson along with their husbands Dean Mazzuca and Dan Anderson. Tami and Dean are Colorado Natives. They have 3 daughters, Brandi, Heather and Jacqui and 2 Grandchildren, Jaxon and Jadelynne. Denice and Dan have 2 sons, Jason and Zachary. Denice is a Colorado native and Dan is not a Colorado native but got to Colorado as soon as he could.