Winter Park is a mountain resort town located in Colorado, on the western side of the magnificent Continental Divide. Widely acclaimed as a top family-friendly vacation destination for skiing, mountain biking and hiking, Winter Park enjoys close to 1 million visitors every year. At only 67 miles from Denver, Winter Park is considered the closest major ski resort to Denver International Airport and is easily accessible by car, bus or train.
Winter Park Ski Resort is one of Colorado's largest ski areas, with over 3000 acres of skiing terrain. Situated on the Continental Divide, Winter Park has one of the best average snowfall ratings in Colorado, consistently seeing more than 300 inches of snow a year.
Offering just the right balance of beginner, intermediate and advanced ski trails, Winter Park Resort has something for everyone: perfectly manicured groomers, endless tree skiing, multiple terrain parks, and of course, the world famous moguls of Mary Jane.
Winter Park is an excellent ski vacation destination for families, with a large Ski & Ride school, the world acclaimed NSCD adaptive sports program, ice skating, tubing hill and many more family-friendly activities in the Village at Winter Park Resort.
Winter Park is a top destination for mountain biking in Colorado, with more than 300 miles of biking trails, and two large gravity mountain bike parks: Trestle Bike Park and Granby Ranch.
The Town of Winter Park & Fraser mountain bike trail system has been updated and expanded in recent years to provide miles of town accessed single track for all levels of rider.
Winter Park is the perfect location for a mountain bike vacation, with beautiful high alpine trails, many local bike shops, and a full schedule of summer sports and entertainment events.
lodging locations in winter park
Where should you stay on your Winter Park vacation? The Winter Park & Fraser valley offers four distinct lodging areas; read below to see which area will work best for your ski or summer mountain getaway.
Enjoy world-class skiing & mountain biking on your doorstep when you stay in the heart of the action at Winter Park Resort.
Ski In/Ski Out lodging options at Winter Park Resort include Zephyr Mountain Lodge, Fraser Crossing & Founders Pointe, Base Village Lofts, Base Camp and Bridger's Cache.
From slopeside condos, to luxury ski home rentals, you'll find it all at Winter Park Resort.
Staying at Winter Park Resort offers a good mix of restaurants, plus family friendly activities such as ice-skating, snow tubing & the summer alpine slide.
If you're looking for lodging near Winter Park Resort, check out our properties listed under Winter Park Base & Surrounding Area. This includes accommodations within a 1/2 mile of Winter Park Resort, predominantly Old Town and Lakota.
Old Town is a small, relaxed community just 1/4 mile from Winter Park Resort. Predominantly residential in nature, limited amenities include Adolf's Bar and Alpine Sun ski shop.
Lakota is a large, upscale community offering high-end mountain homes and townhomes. Located directly across from Winter Park Resort, visitors are just a 2 minute drive from resort parking.
Downtown Winter Park is located approximately 2 miles north of Winter Park Ski Resort.
It enjoys a festive feel throughout the year with a vibrant outdoor concerts and events at the central Rendezvous Event Center at Hideaway Park.
There are many restaurants and bars, plus family entertainment by the bucket full at the Grand Park Rec Center & Foundry Bowling & Movie Theater.
The Lift, Winter Park's free bus service makes getting to the nearby slopes easy.
The town of Fraser sits approximately 5 miles north of Winter Park Resort.
Fraser offers a great mix of accommodations including condos, duplexes and large mountain homes. While quieter than the Town of Winter Park, Fraser has a growing restaurant & bar scene (including three breweries, a distillery and winery).
Popular Fraser activities and events include the summer rodeo, mountain biking, snowshoeing and snow tubing.
Fraser is also serviced by The Lift, Winter Park's free bus service.