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...
Discover the ultimate in rugged, Colorado wilderness in Colorado State Forest’s 71,000 acres of unaltered forest, jagged peaks and alpine lakes.
Just north of Granby, visitors and natives alike enjoy 50 miles of marked hiking trails, 112 miles of mountain bike and horse back trails, and 75 miles of four-wheel driving trails. During the winter months, snowmobilers can enjoy numerous established groomed trails. Telemark, snowshoe and ski-board enthusiasts will also find trails for beginners as well as the most experienced adventurers.
Campers may enjoy 158 developed campsites as well as various back-country camping locations, or if you'd rather rent a cabin or yurt, there are 15 available for your overnight stay.
Wildlife is abundant in the park, and moose are the claim to fame. Considered the moose viewing capital of Colorado, come see over 600 moose to be observed year-round. Anglers may catch brook, brown, cutthroat and rainbow trout as well as mackinaw and kokanee salmon in the secluded serenity of the clear mountain lakes and streams. Hunters may bag elk, deer, bears, moose, pronghorn antelope, and grouse.