Mount Craig / Mount Baldy

Mount Craig, also known as “Mount Baldy” due to its uncovered peak, sits on the shores of Grand Lake and reaches 12,007 feet in elevation. The reflection of Mount Craig in the state’s largest natural lake is a sight to behold.

If you are willing to hike to “Mount Baldy”, you will earn some of the best views on Grand Lake and Shadow Mountain Lake. Along your journey to the top, you will see the headwaters of the Colorado River and Grand Lake, as well as various pristine alpine lakes that run along the base of the mountain.

Another great way to take in the beauty of Mount Craig is on the water. Take a canoe or kayak out on the lake for blissful views of Mount Craig overhead. This distinctive peak is just another gem to see Grand County.

Attraction Map

Get Inspired & Explore

Rocky Mountain Winter Itinerary

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 itinerary

Read More
Winter Family Fun

Here's a quick guide to the best family-friendly winter activities in our corner of mountain paradise.

Read More
Where to Learn: Ski and Snowboard Schools

For all the reasons to take a skiing or snowboarding lesson, there always seems to be twice as many reasons — or rather, excuses — not to take one. This is often more true for adults who already know how to ski or ride. If you already know, why bother? The answer is simple: because you'll have more fun.

Read More