Summer Attractions

The first time you visit Grand County, you might spend hours talking about it: the distinct personality of each unique town, the endless list of things to do, the impression left on you by Rocky Mountain National Park. With so much to tell, it’s too bad you’ll be left at a loss for words.

Colorado River
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Water Access / Flow
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10 Best Views
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Byers Peak Wilderness
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Continental Divide National Scenic Trail
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Photo Gallery
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Towns

From quaint, small towns and ski villages to lakeside escapes and mountain views, you will find a welcoming atmosphere anywhere you go in Grand County, Colorado.

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Granby

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Grand Lake

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Kremmling

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Winter Park/Fraser

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Hot Sulphur Springs

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Lakes & Rivers

With the largest natural body of water in Colorado as well as the second runner-up, and over 1,000 miles of rivers and streams including the headwaters of the Colorado River.

Grand County has plenty of scenic shoreline to keep you and your family occupied in the summer with fishing, boating, kayaking, swimming and sailing and continuing through wintertime with numerous ice fishing locations and contests.

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Lake Granby

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Colorado River

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Williams Fork River

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Mountains & Vistas

With elevations soaring over 12,000 feet, Grand County is home to some of the most picturesque and iconic mountains and vistas not only in Colorado, but in all of the USA.

Learn more about our canyons, peaks and passes and the breathtaking views that surround these natural attracions.

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Continental Divide

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Mount Craig / Mount Baldy

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Byers Peak

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Wilderness Areas & Trails

Grand County is the perfect place to get active in the great outdoors. With miles and miles of trails and wilderness areas to explore, pick your favorite and take an adventure to see alpine lakes, wildlife, mountain summits and some of the best views in the state.

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Idlewild Trail System

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Fraser to Granby Trail

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Byers Peak Wilderness

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State Parks & National Forests

Land this beautiful needs to be protected. Thankfully, acres and acres of land in Grand County have been designated as State Parks or National Forests.

Get away from it all and see untouched scenic beauty and wildlife in its natural habitat.

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Arapaho National Forest

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Colorado State Forest State Park

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Routt National Forest

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Scenic Byways & Drives

Discover all that Grand County has to offer from the comfort of your car. From historic byways to scenic climbs, hit the open road and take in all the beauty of the Rocky Mountains.

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Trough Road

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Trail Ridge Road

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Colorado River Headwater's Scenic and Historic Byway

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Stillwater Pass

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Ute Pass

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History & Museums

Travel back in time and learn about our rich western and railroad history, and visit one of our award-winning museums.

From rustic log cabins built by the earliest pioneers to restored turn-of-the-century hotels designed to accommodate the era's elite, the museums of Grand County, Colorado make history come alive.

 

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Grand County Historical Society

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History of Water

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County/Town History

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Get Inspired & Explore

Rafting, Fishing & Hot Springs

Water is all over in Grand County, and there are lots of exciting activities for you and your family to explore! Come make a splash in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.

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15 Grand Summer Adventures

As the snow melts and the rivers swell in Grand County, our thoughts turn to the simple pleasures of summer... like these 15 things you ought to try before the snow returns in late fall.

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North Central Colorado Scenic Loop

In 2014, the Grand County Tourism Board, Visit Fort Collins, The Cache La Poudre River National Heritage Area and Visit Estes Park collaborated to create a map, brochure and webpage encouraging visitors to explore this unique part of north central Colorado.

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