Rafting, Fishing & Hot Springs
Water is everywhere in Grand County, and there are lots of exciting activities for you and your family to experience! Come make a splash...read more
Flowing through Grand County between the Fraser River and Blue River valleys, the Williams Fork River originates from the western slope of the Continental Divide and is a tributary to the Colorado River.
This 33-mile river provides prime fly-fishing opportunities for catching brown, cutthroat and rainbow trout, while the nearby Williams Fork Reservoir offers anglers the chance to hook into northern pike, mackinaw and kokonee salmon. Learn more about fishing in Grand County.
Enjoy camping in the pristine beauty of the Williams Fork Valley. Sugarloaf Campground offers 11 first-come, first-served campsites along the river, and for groups looking to enjoy camping and fishing, reserve the single campsite at South Fork Group Campground.
The nearby Hot Sulphur State Wildlife Area also offers a number of campsites, including Lone Buck Campground and Joe Garrens Campground. Pack a picnic to enjoy at the Paul Gilbert Picnic Area, and bring a pair of binoculars to spot a variety of birds and wildlife. At the Byers Canyon Range, try your hand at some target shooting.