What to Do

Are you looking to plan a visit to Sterling? Find a variety of ideas to fill your itinerary. Maybe you love museums or hiking and biking? Perhaps you enjoy golf or disc golf or fishing and boating? Here you’ll discover a variety of activities for every level of adventure. And to top it all off, you’ll rarely be caught in a traffic jam or stand in line!

Ready for some free-range tourism? You’ve come to the right place to roam.

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Columbine Park

Columbine Park

1318 South 3rd Avenue, Sterling, 80751

Sterling’s multi-use trails, especially in Columbine Park, are getting busier all the time. Our trails are open to walker, joggers, skaters, and bicyclists, of all ages and abilities.

Fox 5 Theatre

Fox 5 Theatre

313 Poplar St, Sterling, 80751

Modest venue showing first-run blockbusters & independent movies with weekly ticket specials.

Historical Paintings by Eugene Carara

Historical Paintings by Eugene Carara

315 Main St., Sterling, 80751

A collection of 10 historical paintings make up the Eugene Carara Collection, housed in the lower rotunda area of the Logan County Courthouse in downtown Sterling. The late Carara lived in Sterling and taught art at Sterling High School for 30 years. In 1 ...
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Logan County Shooting Sports Complex

Logan County Shooting Sports Complex

12515 Hwy 61, Sterling, 80751

This 300+ acre site features trapshooting, archery and rifle/pistol ranges that include 1,000-yard and 600-yard ranges, as well as shorter yardage ranges with numerous seat shooting benches. Join in the fun by sighing up for league competitions, annual me ...
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North Sterling State Park

North Sterling State Park

North Sterling State Park, 24005 Co Rd 330, Sterling, 80751

Sterling is the gateway to North Sterling State Park, a boater’s paradise featuring a 3,000-acre lake and 1,500 acres of land supporting a variety of recreational activities. Clean, modern facilities offer camping (141 sites), picnicking, swimming, hik ...
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Northeastern 18

Northeastern 18

17408 CO-14, Sterling, 80751

Northeastern 18, located in Sterling, CO, is the premier golf course in the northeast region of Colorado. Founded in 1916 as Sterling Country Club, the course has a rich history within Colorado golf lore. The course is the oldest in northeastern Colorado ...
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Overland Trail Museum

Overland Trail Museum

110 Overland Trail, Sterling, 80751

The Overland Trail Museum takes you back in time, presenting the history of the Overland Trail. The famous and, at its peak, most heavily traveled highway in the country led to the goldfields of California and later Colorado. This replica of an old for ...
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Overland Trail Recreation Area

Overland Trail Recreation Area

Co Rd 370, Sterling, 80751

The multi-use trails are open to walkers, joggers, skaters and bicyclists of all ages and abilities. Dogs are welcome too; they must be on a leash at all times in all parks except at the Overland Trail Recreation Area. Dogs are also allowed to go swimmi ...
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Peter L. Youngers Fine Arts Gallery

Peter L. Youngers Fine Arts Gallery

100 College Ave., Sterling, 80751

Located in E.S. French Hall at Northeastern Junior College, this gallery is named after a long-time, very accomplished artist and art professor and is home to a rotating show, which changes monthly, from September to May. Visitors should stop by this gall ...
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Pioneer Park

Pioneer Park

17615 Highway 14, Sterling, 80751

A True Natural! Get off the beaten path and get on the nature trail! Enjoy a .6 mile trail in Sterling’s Pioneer Park (17615 Highway 14) that traverses through trees and brush and over hill and dale. Grab your camera and take a quiet hike. Listen to the ...
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Recreation Center

Recreation Center

808 Elm St, Sterling, 80751

The Sterling Recreation Center has an indoor pool and outdoor pool. The indoor pool has a capacity of 225, including the diving well and an outdoor pool with a capacity of nearly 450. The outdoor pool includes several water features including a Multi-Play ...
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Riverview Golf Course

Riverview Golf Course

13064 Co Rd 370, Sterling, 80751

The Riverview Golf Club is a public golf course located 3/4 miles North of Overland Trail Museum on County Rd. 370, in beautiful Sterling, Colorado. The golf course and facility is operated by Val and Melody Heim of Golf Management, Inc. Riverview offe ...
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Sanderson Gallery

Sanderson Gallery

100 College Ave., Sterling, 80751

The Sanderson Gallery, consisting of 40 paintings done by William Sanderson (1905-1990), is located at E. S. French Hall on the campus of Northeastern Junior College. Visit this gallery weekdays, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Free to view.

Sterling Xpress Baseball

Sterling Xpress Baseball

Sterling

Take me out to the ball game and watch Sterling’s new Rocky Mountain Baseball League team at Plainsmen Field!

Tennant Art Gallery

Tennant Art Gallery

100 College Ave., Sterling, 80751

Located in the Hays Student Center on the campus of Northeastern Junior College, this gallery showcases 28 pieces of Western art gifted to the college in the 1980s by Dr. Edward and June Tennant. The gallery may be accessed weekdays, between 9 a.m. and 4 ...
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Wind Towers

Wind Towers

Wind operations in Colorado make up an industry that ranks with any in the country, and an industry that goes largely unnoticed by many of Colorado’s residents. The prairie winds that fuel the hundreds of wind towers are not as fierce as those at higher a ...
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Wisdom Park

Wisdom Park

320 Plainview Ave, Sterling, 80751

Playground equipment, basketball court, playground equipment, concrete walking path, lighted pavilion, picnic tables and restroom.. Located at Plainview and Charmony Place.

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