Granby

Founded in 1905, the sleepy mountain town of Granby, Colorado is quickly becoming known as the "in" destination for vacationers for its friendly atmosphere, great location and climate, and close proximity to Denver.

Nestled in the majestic Rocky Mountain Valley at an elevation of 7,935 ft, surrounded by Rocky Mountain National Park with breathtaking views of the Continental Divide, Granby, Colorado is in the heart of something grand. Granby offers a western hospitality and friendly small town vibe that makes visitors feel right at home. Stroll down the charming main street to discover great restaurants, one of a kind souvenirs or outdoors supplies for your next adventure in Granby.

Granby is brimming with exciting activities to enjoy all summer long like hiking, camping, world-class golfing, mountain biking, boating, rafting, horseback riding, hunting, Gold Medal Waters, and trophy lake fishing on any of the lakes surrounding Granby. During the winter, Granby is not short of things to do either. Go skiing at Granby Ranch, tear it up on snowmobile, go ice fishing, dog sledding or take in all the beauty around you on a snowshoeing trail. Granby has something for everyone to do year round.

With most of the county's main attractions, including Winter Park Ski Resort, Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake and Hot Sulphur Springs within a 20-mile radius of the town, Granby is the perfect base for exploring all that Grand County has to offer. Granby is one of Colorado's best kept secrets.

Granby Chamber
Phone: 970-887-2311 or 1-800-325-1661

Signature Events

Granby Top Attractions

  • For good reason, one of the most popular forms of recreation in Grand County is camping. There are various campgrounds that support any type of camping, as well as backcountry camping options, all nestled within the picturesque Rocky Mountains. For more camping information and reservations, check out Recreation.gov or try these high-altitude, lakeside campgrounds Stillwater Campground or Willow Creek Campground
  • A short dirve from Granby, Hot Sulphur Springs is one of the main attractions drawing visitors from across the country. With its rich history and 23 hot springs pools, Hot Sulphur Springs is sure to delight your family.
  • Lake Granby is a favorite feature of Grand County recreation. The Grand County Yacht Club allows visitors to cruise or race, and organizes family-friendly events at the clubhouse or nearby resorts. 
  • Another nearby water feature with less of a crowd, Willow Creek Reservoir, is popular amongst those who prefer a secluded, laid-back lake experience, but still want access to campsites, a boat launch, and sport fishing. 

Signature Activities

  • Grand County offers camping any way you like it. Whether you're RV or tent camping, seeking a remote site or one close to the convenience of the city, you'll find the perfect spot for a great trip. 
  • Golf at Granby Ranch Golf Course and Grand Elk Golf Club for an unbeatable round on your choice of premeire turfs near Granby. Play an invigorating game with the picturesque Rocky Mountains.  
  • Until April 1, ski or snowboard at Granby Ranch, only 90 minutes from the Denver Metro Area. 
  • Stay at an authentic dude ranch like CLazyU, The Inn at SilverCreek, or Drowsy Water Ranch
  • Make Granby your basecamp for fishing. Check out the fish reports in Grand County's Gold Medal Waters. With access to numerous lakes and rivers, you'll find the perfect place to angle for brown, rainbow and cutthroat trout in the Colorado River and its tributaries. 

Transportation

Getting to Granby is simple. Easily make arrangements with the Granby/Grand County Airport or take the scenic route by train. If you're coming from Denver, the drive is less than 2 hours!

Accommodations

Accommodations in Granby include numerous dude ranches, small motels, bed and breakfasts, inns, condominiums, vacation homes and a 342-room inn with a 21,000 square foot convention center. Click here to discover Granby accommodations hand-tailored to your needs:

For more information call 970-887-2311 or visit the chamber's website.

Granby Area Map

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