Red Feather Lakes

A tent pitched up in the woods next to a lake. There are trees and mountains in the background.

Welcome to Red Feather Lakes

An Oasis of Affluence and Tranquility, Tucked Against the Majestic Rocky Mountains
Picture yourself enveloped in an idyllic mountain sanctuary where pastoral beauty marries modern charm. Red Feather Lakes is that sublime fusion, set amid the towering splendor of the Rocky Mountains. Known for its tranquil atmosphere and extensive outdoor offerings, the area embodies the quintessence of rural elegance. The town itself is a tapestry of mountain-inspired architecture and cozy log cabins, a nod to the archetypal mountain experience, making it the epitome of a recreational escape.

What to Love

  • Dazzling Landscapes: A paradise set within the Rockies, ideal for nature gazing.
  • Adventure Awaits: Abundant hiking, fishing, and water-based exploits.
  • Serene Oasis: A haven for peace seekers far from urban chaos.
  • Community Spirit: A neighborly environment that exudes warmth and inclusiveness.
  • Cosmic Splendor: Ideal for astronomical wonder through stargazing.

Local Lifestyle

Red Feather Lakes isn't just a place; it's a way of life. One where outdoor exploration and neighborly chats outweigh screen time and social media. It's an ethos focused on real-world connectivity, rooted in a deep love for the natural world. The creative essence of the community is often manifested through regular art and craft events, reflecting a spirit of communal creativity and cultural richness.

Dining and Entertainment

Relish the delectable simplicity at The Potbelly Restaurant. An epitome of laid-back sophistication, this eatery is an emblem of local flavor. With a menu exuding hearty hominess, you'll soon understand why it's a go-to for both locals and tourists.
Discover the unique soul of the town at Red Feather Trading Post. With an extraordinary selection of rare finds, you're bound to leave with something that will forever remind you of this quaint community.
The local art scene is vibrant, thanks to an assortment of Arts and Crafts Shops. Here you can pick up anything from handcrafted furniture to intricate jewelry, each piece encapsulating the heart and skill of local artisans.

Things to Do

Craft Fairs in Red Feather Lakes are more than just an event; they're a seasonal ritual. In this bustling yet intimate setting, you can feel the creative spirit of the community. Local artisans proudly display their crafts, inviting you to appreciate the artistry and tradition that breathe life into this community.
If you're looking to take part in something quintessentially local, don't miss out on the Red Feather Lakes Fire Days. This annual gathering, a nod to community solidarity, not only educates about fire safety in a mountainous setting but also offers a fun-filled day of activities, bringing together all ages and backgrounds.


  • Elementary: Red Feather
  • Middle/Jr.: Cache La Poudre
  • High School: Poudre
These educational institutions are part of the extensive Poudre School District, offering a myriad of academic options across approximately 55 schools.
So, if you're looking for a luxurious lifestyle amidst the great outdoors, Red Feather Lakes welcomes you to a world where you don't have to choose between elegance and wilderness—they coexist here, naturally.

Overview for Red Feather Lakes, CO

1,076 people live in Red Feather Lakes, where the median age is 63 and the average individual income is $48,415. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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63 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Red Feather Lakes, CO

Red Feather Lakes has 603 households, with an average household size of 1.74. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Red Feather Lakes do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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51.77 / 48.23%

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