Just a mile down the road from Windy Peak sits Wellington Lake, a 167-acre body of water in the shadow of an impressive rock formation known as The Castle. This gorgeous alpine lake has plenty of still, easy spots for campers to practice paddling, along with more challenging sections to try when they’re ready.
The Peak at Wellington Lake
This pristine peak near Wellington Lake is ours alone while camp is in session. Castle Mountain Recreation gives us private access to this top-notch climbing site, an ideal spot to get kids comfortable climbing on an authentic, uncrowded crag.
Campers put their cycling skills to the test on Buffalo Creek’s world-class trail system. Home of the Bailey HUNDO and a popular spot for pros to train, Buffalo Creek boasts a huge variety of terrain—single track, double track, downhills, sand pits and creeks—giving campers an unequaled opportunity to practice technical biking.
On site at Windy Peak and easy to navigate, Nelson Pond is a perfect place to teach campers the basics of kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddleboarding, and to practice fly-fishing. It’s also where campers of all ages come to go logrolling, working both independently and together to stay upright on a floating log—and have a blast falling off.
Low Ropes Course
Located in the woods at Windy Peak, our low and high ropes challenge course give campers plenty of opportunities for fun and fulfilling team building. Our well maintained and carefully safety checked course includes challenges 25 feet in the air or low elements like a Mohawk Walk and Whale Watch.
Windy Peak is covered in miles of trails, ideal for hiking, biking and learning. Campers can investigate plant life on the lush Forestry and Ecology Trails, learn the history of the area along the rocky crags and old mining sites of the Geology Trail or practice beginning bike skills on the Planetary or Freeman Trails—and that’s just what’s on site.
Designed to give kids a low-key place to gather after their full days of adventuring, our recreation area gets campers of all ages together for all kinds of activities—basketball, gaga pit, soccer, kickball, Frisbee, 9-square, slacklining, dance parties—and provides a perfect spot to spend some unstructured downtime.
Archery & Slingshot Range
Our archery range is located on site at Windy Peak, offering a safe, spacious place for target practice with bows and arrows.