11 Reasons to Mountain Bike in Grand County
Where can you find easy access to 600 miles of mountain biking trails just 90 minutes from Denver? From nice and mellow to pure...read more
From sprawling wilderness areas to the wide open waters of Grand County's five mountain lakes, there's plenty of space to explore and get inspired. Cast your line in gold medal waters, hike and bike with extraordinary alpine views or simply float the day away. However you prefer to adventure and whenever you're ready, Grand County is here for you.
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Discover the beauty of Grand County, Colorado on foot. Experience nature first hand with miles of scenic trails that are great for strolling or hiking. Whether you are up for a challenging overnight backpacking trek into pristine wilderness areas, or simply looking for a leisurely stroll through a wildflower-filled valley, you can have it your way on any of the hundreds of miles of trails available to hikers in Grand County, Colorado—no extra charge for the spectacular views...read more
Grand County provides some of the best mountain biking opportunities in Colorado. Winter Park, Colorado alone boasts over 600 miles of marked, mapped and user-friendly trails, contributing to its apropos nickname, Mountain Bike Capital, USA™. From high mountain peaks to beautiful river valleys, single tracks to back country roads, there are opportunities for all ages and skill levels...read more
Is there anything better in summertime than boating on a mountain lake? If you ask us, the answer is "no, not really." Around here, it is the thing to do come May, June, July, August and September. While Colorado has dozens of great reservoirs and lakes to set sail on, few destinations offer so many choices in one place...read more
Looking for a unique way to enjoy an overnight in the great outdoors (perhaps outside the confines of a nylon tent)? One of Colorado's quintessential wilderness experiences is a night in a backcountry hut. These free-standing dwellings — often a simple cabin, home or yurt that is only accessible via trail — are the ultimate in off-the-grid comfort...read more
Mountaineering and rock climbing in Colorado requires not only physical strength, but also mental focus, determination, and skill. Despite these requirements, or perhaps, more accurately, because of them, mountaineering and rock climbing have become some of the most rewarding backcountry endeavors one can undertake...read more
Create unforgettable family memories waking up to mountain-crisp air, babbling brooks, verdant meadows, and towering mountains just outside your tent door. Grand County offers a variety of camping accommodations including public campgrounds in Rocky Mountain National Park, Arapaho National Recreation Area, Byer's Peak, Idlewild, Robber's Roost, and St. Louis Creek. ...read more
With 1,000 miles of streams, 1,000 acres of high mountain lakes, and 11,000 acres of reservoirs, Grand County's abundant resources accommodate fishing of all kinds. Enjoy world-class fishing in our gold medal waters that flow throughout Grand County...read more
Ready to plan your Grand adventure? From maps and directions to weather and more, we've got you covered for an unforgettable Rocky Mountain getaway.