Rafting, Fishing & Hot Springs

Water is everywhere in Grand County, and there are lots of exciting activities for you and your family to experience! Come make a splash in the beautiful Rocky Mountains:

Whitewater Raft in the Colorado River with Liquid Descent

There is no better way to experience the mighty Colorado River than racing down the rapids on a rubber raft! Keep your eyes peeled for bald eagles, bighorn sheep, and even the occasional bear as you float through the dramatic, steep canyons formed by the Gore Ridge. Liquid Descent has highly knowledgeable and skilled guides and top of the line equipment.

Find It: 214 Hwy 40, Kremmling, CO 80459

Contact Them: 970-372-2870

Fish in the Fraser River

The Fraser River originates from the base of Berthoud Pass and is the first main tributary river to the Colorado River. From Winter Park to Fraser, the river can be accessed by the Fraser River Trail (hiking or mountain bikes), from USFS campgrounds, road turnouts, or even right behind the Safeway in Fraser. The Fraser holds some big fish - wild rainbows, browns, and cutthroats, so fishing the area is a must.

Find It: US Highway 40, Fraser, CO 80442

Splash Around at the Grand Park Community Recreational Center

The Grand Park Community Recreation Center is open year-round and delivers fun and activities for all ages. Make some waves in the natatorium with a 20ft loop water slide, spray & play feature, lazy river, zero-depth entry pool and 4-lane or 25-yard lap pool.

Find It: 1 Main Street, Fraser, CO 80442

Contact Them: 970-726-8968

Take a Dip in the Natural Hot Springs of Hot Sulphur Springs

Did you know that Grand County is home to one of the nation's oldest, largest and finest natural hot mineral springs resorts and spa? At Hot Sulphur Springs Resort, there are 22 pools and private baths, which include a solarium pool, the therapy Elk Pool, and a summer swimming pool. Relax and rejuvenate in the water of Hot Sulphur Springs.

Find It: 5609 County Road 20, Hot Sulphur Springs, CO 80451

Contact Them: 970-725-3306

Camping on the Shore of Wolford Mountain Reservoir

The Wolford Mountain Reservoir has 1,550 surface acres for your recreational use. The reservoir offers camping, fishing and boating opportunities in a beautiful Rocky Mountain setting, and after an action packed day of fun stay on the shores at one of campgrounds or cabins surrounding the reservoir.

Find It: 27219 US Hwy 40, Kremmling, CO 80459

Contact: 866-472-4943

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