Western Activities

From rooting for your favorite lasso-wielding competitor to riding off into the sunset, Grand County has a true western experience waiting for you. Plan your grand escape to the old west today with one of our favorite western activities.

Horseback Riding


Adventure to cowboy country and live the excitement of the real American West. Horseback riding has always been more than just a recreational pursuit in Grand County — Here, it's a way of life. But with so many trails to ride, where should you start? Check out our recommendations for the top 4 trails to ride in Colorado. Whether you have your own horse and trailer or are riding with one of our experienced…



Bucking Broncos and rodeo clowns are a fixture in Grand County, Colorado. From May to September, there is at least one rodeo event every weekend in Grand County, Colorado.  That means barebackriding, calf roping, barrel racing, and bull-riding all summer long. With so many chances to take in the excitement of the rodeo even the biggest 'city slicker' can feel like a regular cowboy or cowgirl. Here…

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3 Day Summer

Spend a 3-day weekend in Grand County to get a taste of the best of the Rocky Mountains. Get the full Western experience, enjoy our waterways, and even visit Rocky Mountian National Park on this ideal long weekend getaway, perfect for summer or fall.

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5 Day Summer

 Just 67 miles from the Denver metropolitan area, Grand County has the perfect five-day summer or fall getaway that can introduce you to the best of the Rockies. Getting away this season is closer than you think!

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4 Best Horseback Riding Trails in Colorado

Looking for a new way to experience the beautiful Rocky Mountain backcountry? View our top 4 horseback riding trails to get some of the best views around at a pace that's perfect for soaking it all in.

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