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.
Winter in Grand County brings countless delights: the quiet of Rocky Mountain National Park, excellent skiing at two classic Colorado resorts, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at Nordic centers, snowmobiling and excellent shopping. We've put it all together for you with our winter itineraryRead More
Here's a quick guide to the best family-friendly winter activities in our corner of mountain paradise.Read More
For families with children, no matter their age, it can be difficult to find a trip that everyone agrees upon. But in Grand County, there are plenty of ways to make sure everyone enjoys the perfect family-friendly escape, with just the right amount of adventure sprinkled in. Here’s our favorite way to spend a winter week in Grand County, and it’s sure to keep the whole family happy!Read More