On any given day in the winter, you can hear laughter ring out across the mountain and skis slashing through the powdery snow at the Winter Park Resort in Winter Park, CO. As the fresh snow piles up, the fun is only just beginning here in the mountains. With countless incredible things to do from skiing to snowshoeing, you’ll never be bored at the resort. Though most people choose to visit in the winter, the resort also offers warm weather activities like summer tubing. If you’re looking for even more great ideas on things to do in the area, check out our Winter Activities and Summer Activities pages.
The Best Things to Do at Winter Park Resort
Whether you’re an avid skier or just checking out the area, there are plenty of activities for everyone at the Winter Park Resort. Read on to learn more about some of the exciting offerings provided by the resort.
The Coca-Cola® Tube Park
The perfect activity for the kids and fun for the adults too, the tube park has four separate lanes with banked curves and fast snowpack. Once you’ve experienced the rush of gliding down the mountain, you can use the conveyor life to easily and quickly get back to the top!
A popular sport in the outdoor recreation world, fat biking is similar to regular biking except the tires are thicker with less pressure to allow riders to cruise over unusual terrains, like snow. Take a trip on a fat bike through the 25 miles of groomed trails specifically designed for the activity. You can also take one of the bikes out to Devil’s Thumb Ranch on the Nordic trail system and escape the resort crowd!
Dog Sled Rides
Have you ever wanted to feel what it’s like to race the Iditarod? Hop on and take a ride behind a sled team of friendly sled dogs! Take in the beautiful scenery of the Winter Park Resort when you slide through the valleys away from the crowds. It’s the perfect way to enjoy winter in the mountains!
The Cirque Sled
For the more adventurous skier, the Cirque Sled will transport you to the more extreme terrain Winter Park Resort offers. The 48-passenger sled is pulled by a snowcat giving skiers access to terrain that was previously only accessible by hike. It’s perfect for the expert skiers looking for more something more challenging.
Free Guided Tours
Interested in seeing the award-winning terrain Winter Park Resort offers? These tours are great for scenic winter photographers, history buffs, or anyone wanting an orientation to the park. Daily tours take off at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. through the winter season.
Winter Park Resort Ice Skating
The Outdoor Village ice rink is the perfect way to make a special memory. Take the family for a skate or plan a romantic date-within-a-vacation with that special someone.
Snowmobiling in Winter Park
There are great opportunities to snowmobile in Winter Park Resort and the surrounding area. The resort offers the only tour to 12,000 feet of elevation in the county. With over 1,000 miles of snowmobile trails in the county, you’ll have a grand time snowmobiling in Winter Park.
Adventure out into the many great settings for nordic skiing in Grand County. Devil’s Thumb Ranch and Snow Mountain Ranch are the best locations to take in the winter wonderland of the county this winter.
In the warmer months, you can still enjoy Winter Park Resort! Only the third of its kind in the country, the sledding hill is made from Snowflex® to simulate the sensation of tubing down a snowy mountain. If you’re looking for something different to do this summer, give this cool activity a try!
You just can’t beat living in Winter Park. The beautiful views, abundant year-round fun, and friendly people make Winter Park more than just a place to visit during the winter. Here at Real Estate of Winter Park, we believe that your life will be enriched by a move to Winter Park. And, we have the properties and expertise to help you find the lifestyle you want.
If you’re in the market for a second home, this condo in Fraser at 289 GCR 804 is the perfect find. With three bedrooms and three bathrooms, the property also features granite countertops, new carpeting, and access to a community pool and hot tub.
Browse this list of all available properties in the area, then give us a call to help you find your dream home!