Things to Do in Winter Park, Colorado
This is the great outdoors you’ve dreamed about: where fresh air and gorgeous natural surroundings meet high-alpine adventures and soothing retreats. It’s the perfect convergence of life, nature and the elements. Winter Park inspires visitors from around the world and constantly rewards those lucky enough to call this home. Come see for yourself.
Winter Park lies just 67 miles from Denver. As you crest the 11,400 foot summit of Berthoud Pass and make your way down US Highway 40, the valley opens up before you like your own four-season playground. From the snowcapped peaks of the Continental Divide to the northern runout of the Fraser River and its tributaries, Winter Park shimmers with life. Winter Park is home to unbelievable outdoor adventure, spectacular scenery and family fun. With over 324” of snow each year, it makes for excellent skiing, snowboarding, tubing, snowmobiling, sleigh rides and snow angel making. It is a playground sure to please anyone’s inner child.
AttractionsRocky Mountain National Park > Winter is the off-season in the park, but there is still plenty to do and see – wildlife viewing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and park programs and tours led by rangers. Cross-Country Skiing > With 260k of groomed trails and hundreds more miles of backcountry trails to explore, Winter Park is a haven for cross-country skiers. Glide your way through frosted pine forests and rolling meadows. The only sound you’ll hear is the rhythm of your own skis. 800-903-7275 or playwinterpark.com Tubing > Come experience the thrills and spills while snow tubing on any of Grand County’s five tubing hills. Great activity for groups! 800-903-7275, playwinterpark.com Ski Granby Ranch > Granby Ranch’s ski area is comprised of two separate yet inter-connected mountains. East Mountain’s terrain is primarily beginner and intermediate, while West Mountain’s terrain is primarily intermediate and advanced with limited beginner access. 888-850-4615 or granbyranch.com Winter Park Resort > Three interconnected mountains offer groomed terrain, steep and deep powder runs and magnificent moguls. Fun. Family. Adventure. Winter Park Resort is Colorado – pure and simple. 800-977-2754 or skiwinterpark.com National Sports Center for the Disabled > This non-profit offers year-round, therapeutic recreation and competitive opportunities for children and adults with disabilities. Specializing in winter sports including alpine skiing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing and snowshoeing. 303-316-1543 or nscd.org
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