Not surprisingly, Winter Park is known for their cold-weather playgrounds famous among winter sports enthusiasts. From the family-friendly powder skiing and backcountry challenges of the nearly 3,000 skiable acres of Winter Park Resort to guided snowmobile tours up the Continental Divide, sleigh rides, snowshoeing, tubing and dog sledding, Winter Park and the surrounding valley truly are a Winter Wonderland.
What you may not know is that the fun doesn't stop when the weather gets warmer. Summertime brings fully bloomed wildflowers dotting lush green meadows with fragrant splashes of color, pristine rushing rivers and clear blue Colorado mountain skies. With over 600 miles of trails as well as steep backcountry climbs, fair-weather friends will relish their outdoor experiences in this haven for summertime hikers, bikers, fishers, and horseback riders. Also, for the music enthusiast, there are outdoor music events and festivals featuring local and national artists nearly every week all summer long. Check our events calendar regularly for the most up-to-date festival and event information.
Winter Park have everything you need to make your family vacation complete. Come play and stay in Colorado's Favorite Playground!
Winter Park has numerous events throughout the year. See a full, searchable calendar here.
Winter Park may be a modern resort town, but there is no controlling the weather and backcountry avalanche conditions. Make sure you frequently check the forecast and plan a safe route when adventuring off-resort.
Getting to Winter Park is just like staying at the resort– a dream! The Winter Park Express train will take you from Union Station in downtown Denver to the heart of Winter Park. That means you can fly into Denver International Airport and enjoy a relaxing train ride all the way to your final destination. If you're driving, Winter Park is just over an hour away. Of course, while you're in town, take advantage of the free shuttle bus.
From rustic cabins to full-scale resorts, Winter Park Colorado has everything for your lodging needs. Click here to explore lodging options and deals.
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