Winter Park

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!

Signature Events

  • January – Stagecoach Classic and Winter Park Carnival
  • April – Springtopia
  • June – Blues From the Top Music Festival
  • July – Winter Park Jazz Festival, Winter Park SolShine Weekends, Mountain Bike Capital USA
  • August – Winter Park Beer Festival and Winter Park Music Festival

Signature Activities

  • World Class Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding at Winter Park Ski Resort
  • Mountain Biking/Hiking over 600 miles of trails in "Mountain Bike Capital, USA™"
  • First-Rate Music Festivals
  • Eclectic mix of dining and shopping opportunities in Downtown Winter Park and Fraser
  • Tubing Hills and Nordic Centers


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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