Grand Lake

Known as the "Western Gateway" to the Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake has something for everyone. The charming lakeside setting of Grand Lake makes folks feel 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 new Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater. 

Grand Lake has year- round recreation for everyone to enjoy. 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, Grand Lake, deemed the "Snowmobiling Capital of Colorado", 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.

Grand Lake Chamber
Phone: 970-627-3402

Signature Events

  • July – 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza
  • July – Annual Buffalo BBQ Weekend
  • August – Grand Lake Regatta Week
  • September – Fall Festival of Arts and Crafts

Signature Activities

  • Take in the rich history of Grand Lake at the Kauffman House Museum
  • See and hear the unique sounds of Elk Bugling in Rocky Mountain National Park
  • Swim, sail, fish, paddle, or row on Grand Lake or kick back on the beach
  • Snowmobile on hundreds of miles of trails or right down Main Street
  • Enjoy a scenic drive on Trail Ridge Road, the highest, continuous road in the USA


Whether you are looking for a historical lodge or a great RV/camping site, Grand Lake offers it all with cabins, rental homes, bed and breakfasts, condominiums and motels. Click here to click rates and availability for Grand Lake.

For more information call 970-627-3402 or visit the chamber's website.

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