Winter Park resort in the spring

Summer Things to Do in Winter Park

Winter Park summer activities remind us why we love living in the mountains of Grand County and the Fraser Valley. Every day as the sun climbs over the Continental Divide, it brings with it the possibility of new adventure, and the certainty of new memories waiting to be made. There really is something for everyone here, from rafting the Colorado River, fly fishing for elusive wild trout, and mountain biking the trails of Winter Park Resort, to award winning golf, scenic chair lift rides, or a driving tour of world renowned Rocky Mountain National Park. So get out there and take advantage of the things to do in Winter Park this summer! The team at Real Estate of Winter Park has assembled some links for you to find more information about a few of the Winter Park summer activities that both locals and visitors enjoy.


Winter Park Resort and The Fraser Valley

The longer days and warm sun of summer transform Winter Park Resort into Colorado’s Favorite high altitude summer playground. The Resort offers a number of summer things to do in Winter Park that are fun for the whole family to enjoy. The state’s longest Alpine Slide, the Trestle Bike Park, and base area activities just for kids will keep the fun meter pegged.

Winter Park & The Fraser Valley Chamber of Commerce 1.800.903.7275
Winter Park Ski Resort
Hiking, Mountain Biking, Alpine Slide, Chair Lift Rides, Mini-Golf, Rock Climbing Wall, Human Maze, Disc Golf, Leaps & Bounds Bungee, GyrXtreme

The Official Mountain Biking Bike & Trail Guide to Winter Park & the Fraser Valley 970.887.0776
Fraser Valley Rec Center – 2014/2015 Winter Recreation Guide



One of the best Winter Park activities to enjoy during the hot summer months is taking to the waters for a day of boating. Surrounded on three sides by Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake is Colorado’s largest and deepest natural lake, and provides a unique boating experience in the shadow of the Continental Divide.

Beacon Landing 970.627.3671
Boater’s Choice 970.627.9273
Headwaters Marina 970.627.5031
Trailridge Marina  970-627-3586



The experienced angler will find every challenge available within easy reach of the valley, and the beginner can find out why people return to Winter Park every year to chase wild trout.

Beacon Landing 970.627.3671
Grand County Fishing Company, LLC 970.726.5231
Mo Henry’s Trout Shop 970.726.9754
Winter Park Flyfisher 970.726.5231



There are number of award winning Winter Park golf courses in the area that offer spectacular settings and exceptional challenges for both beginners and experienced golfers. Find out about the courses, tee times, and specials.

Grand Elk Ranch & Club 970.887.7200
Grand Lake Golf Course 970.627.8008
Golf Granby Ranch  1.888.850.4615
Pole Creek Golf Club 970.887.9195



Rocky Mountain National Park is a hiker’s paradise and is one of the best summer Winter Park activities to take part in. Here you’ll find everything from short walks through flower filled meadows, to day hikes with famous mountain lakes, to multi-day backcountry alpine routes. There are Rocky Mountain hiking trails for both beginners and experienced hikers to enjoy!

Rocky Mountain National Park 970.627.9595


Horseback Riding

Riding a horse through the mountains and meadows of the Fraser Valley is a great way for the family to enjoy our beautiful part of the world, and there are rides for all ages and abilities. Mountain horseback riding is a once in a lifetime experience and one of the most exciting things to do in Winter Park!

Drowsy Water Ranch 970.725.3456
Monarch Stables & Wagon Rides 1.888.38HORSE
Sombrero at Snow Mountain Ranch 970.887.1999
Sombrero Ranches, Inc. 970.627.3514


Hot Sulphur Springs

For those looking for relaxing things to do in Winter Park, take a soak in the therapeutic natural hot springs at Hot Sulphur Springs and Spas, just 30 minutes west of Winter Park. Featuring a full service spa that offers massage and a variety of body treatments that will rejuvenate your body and soul.

Hot Sulphur Springs Resort & Spa 970.725.3306



Rafting is one of the most popular summer Winter Park activities in Colorado, and these outfitters can help you find a trip that suits your experience level, from mild to wild! Half day to multi-day adventures, within easy reach of Winter Park.

Adventures in White Water, Inc. 970.726.3279
Clear Creek Rafting Co. 303.567.1000
Devil’s Thumb Ranch Adventure Center 970.726.8231
Mad Adventures 970.726.5290
Red Tail Rafting 970.726.1197



Now in its 29th season, the High Country Stampede Rodeo features classic western events like barrel racing, steer wrestling, and bull riding. The arena is a great venue to enjoy the warm summer nights, beautiful sunsets, and the excitement that is rodeo!
High Country Stampede Rodeo 1.800.903.7275

Check out all the fun things to do in Winter Park during the winter season!


Real Estate of Winter Park
78622 US-40
Winter Park, CO 80482
Phone: 970-726-2600