Activities in Winter Park, Colorado

Activities in Winter Park, Colorado
Winter Park, Colorado is a popular destination for the outdoor enthusiasts. During the warmer months, visitors may enjoy boating, fishing or rafting on the thrilling Colorado Rivers, horseback riding or mountain biking. The summer weather is almost always warm and tolerable during the days, and cool and brisk during the night. The area also has a large variety of winter activities as well, including skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling and even dog-sledding.

Winter Park Ski Resort

Winter Park Ski Resort is an ideal destination to enjoy a large variety of winter sports, such as skiing, snowboarding and tubing on a variety of different trails. Experienced snowboarders will find that there is even a heavy terrain park, with ramps and high jumps. For beginners, Winter Park offers lessons for all age groups, and there are plenty of novice skiing trails on the mountain for visitors to enjoy. Daily or season passes are available to purchase year-round, and for a reasonable price.

Winter Park Ski Resort
Winter Park Resort
85 Parsenn Road
Winter Park, CO 80482
800-979-0332
skiwinterpark.com

ATV Tours and Mile Hi Rafting

During the warmer months, visitors may enjoy exciting adventures atop an ATV, navigating through historic mining trails, the Rocky Mountains, Continental Divide and Mt. Evans. There are a variety of trails for every experience and thrill level. Before departing on the ATV excursion, there is a complimentary safety training class. The whitewater rafting trips are available for every skill level for both half-day and full-day trips. The trips are on Clear Creek and the Arkansas Rivers. Every package includes safety and rafting gear.

Mile Hi Rafting
3627 Alvarado Road # 291
Lawson, CO 80436
303-567-0717
milehirafting.com

Beacon Landing

Beacon Landing offers a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy, including boating, fishing jigging and snowmobiling. During the warmer months there are guided fishing trips on Lake Granby and trolling and bait fishing. Beacon Landing has onsite boat rentals, fishing equipment rentals, as well as a country store. During the winter, there are snowmobile rentals, guided snowmobiling trips and cross country skiing.

Beacon Landing
P.O. Box 590
Granby, CO 80446
800-664-4372

Article Written By Teresa Starr

Teresa Starr has been a professional writer since 1998, with novels to her name and credits as a screenwriter. Her novels include "The Questions Within" and "A Forgotten Tomorrow" which are both distributed internationally by Ransom Publishing, U.K. Starr studied English and creative writing at Frederick Community College.

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