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Guide to Grand County
A complete guide to all activities and attractions in Grand County.
Colorado’s most family-friendly ski area, Granby Ranch is a four-season mountain community nestled in the Rocky Mountains and located just 90 miles from Denver, Colorado, and 20 miles from Winter Park, Colorado and the western entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Located near Winter Park, Rocky Mountain National Park & Grand Lake, Snow Mountain Ranch offers many activities for families. Check out their Nordic trails, summer camp, and much more.
This is Colorado West at it’s Best! Voted as one of the best 5 Nordic Skiing resorts in the country, this is a truly special place. Check out their two restaurants: Heck’s and Ranch House. Best food and dining atmosphere in the county in our humble opinion. Besides the best Nordic skiing they also over a great spa, ice skating, mountain biking, hiking, sleigh rides, petting farm, and much more!
Grand County’s best kept secret – nation’s oldest, largest and finest natural hot mineral springs resort and spa. Thirty-five thousand feet below the surface of the earth, the heat of volcanic rock is released through countless fissures that spread out through the earth’s crust. In Hot Sulphur Springs, there are seven natural springs flowing above the largest fissure that have been flowing constantly for hundreds of years, surfacing at about 104ºF to 126ºF. Over 200,000 gallons of natural hot mineral-rich water flow through 21 mineral pools and baths every day at controlled temperatures of 95º to 112ºF. No added chemicals, no filters, and no re-circulation of the mineral water.
Best Boat Rentals and marina on Lake Granby. They also have a restaurant and live music on the weekends in the summer.
35 “clicks” of Outstanding Nordic terrain for all abilities! The terrain and trails are also excellent for snowshoeing, and they have a dedicated dog loop and kid’s tubing hill! The GLMRD Nordic Center is a full-service, outdoor winter destination featuring ski and snowshoe rentals, lessons, a retail shop, and a winter soup kitchen at the Lodge.
1 million visitors per year can’t be wrong! Rocky Mountain National Park, established in 1915, is a living showcase of the grandeur of the Rocky Mountains. With elevations ranging from 8,000 feet in the wet, grassy valleys to 14,259 feet at the weather-ravaged top of Longs Peak, a visitor to the park has opportunities for countless breathtaking experiences and adventures.
On The Trail Rentals is located 3 miles northwest of the town of Grand Lake, CO. Ride Snowmobiles and ATVs right from their location into the Arapahoe National Forest.
“Colorado’s Favorite”- Located just 67 miles from downtown Denver on the west side of the Continental Divide, Winter Park Resort offers over 3,000 acres of skiable terrain, 25 lifts, five terrain parks and a new slopeside village including lodging, restaurants and shops.