Grand Lake

Waterfront Splendor in the Colorado Rockies

Known as the "Western Gateway" to Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake has something for everyone, and the charming lakeside setting makes folks feel right at home. Enjoy the quaint cabins and summer homes that line the shores of the state's largest natural lake, stroll down the historic boardwalk with over 60 shops, restaurants, and galleries, or take in a show at the Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater.

At an elevation of 8,369 feet, the lakeside scenery is unmatched with breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains, surrounded by abundant wildlife and sprawling greenery. Play a round of golf amid the gorgeous alpine landscape, or go horseback riding to experience the natural beauty of Grand Lake from an enchanting perspective.

Things To Do: Grand Lake in All Seasons

Grand Lake offers year-round recreation for all ages, from family-friendly fun to exhilarating outdoor adventures. In the summer, hike, bike, or ATV through unspoiled terrain or boat, sail, or fish on Grand Lake, home to one of the oldest yacht clubs in the west. In the winter, deemed the "Snowmobiling Capital of Colorado," Grand Lake transforms into a winter wonderland with miles and miles of trails for snowshoeing, Nordic skiing, and of course, snowmobiling.

Whether you stay for a day, a week, or a lifetime, Grand Lake awaits you.

Contact information

ADDRESS 14700 US-34
Grand Lake, CO 80447
PHONE 970-627-3402

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The historic boardwalk in the heart of Grand Lake, Colorado boasts more than 60 stores, restaurants, saloons and galleries. Visit one or all of the town's retailers for unique products you won't find anywhere else in Colorado like handcrafted furniture, locally-designed jewelry, mountain themed art and more.

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Whatever you are craving, Grand Lake has it all. Riverside and lakeside restaurants with patios on the boardwalk, cafes and coffee shops, fine dining establishments and rustic kitchens and more.

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