2 Ways To Beat Spring Fever – Hiking & Biking!

Spring Hiking & Biking in Winter Park Is your spring fever starting to kick in? Maybe you’re ready for ski season to wrap up, but know that some summer activities aren’t right around the corner.  Maybe you’re in Winter Park for an extended weekend and want to ski and do another activity.  Well, we’ve got read more

04/24/2019 Lee Sims Day Trips From Winter Park Helpful hints hiking Local Info Mountain Biking

Where To Watch The Aspens Change

If you haven’t experienced autumn in the mountains, trust us, you’re missing out! Every season up here offers its own unique beauty, but the changing of the aspens is perhaps one of the most awe-inspiring experiences you and your family can have together. We love how easily the vibrant trees lend themselves to beautiful photos read more

08/28/2015 Sarah Helpful hints hiking

What to Pack for Your Fall Vacation

So they say, an ounce of cure is worth a pound of prevention, and the best way to pack for your mountain stay is to come prepared. That doesn’t mean you have to pack an insanely full car, either! We’ve compiled a list of must-haves (and must-skips) to make sure you can pack light and read more

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Wild About Flowers

We had a late start to our summer here in Winter Park, and May was particularly rainy at 3.74 inches (average May rainfall is 2.15 inches). Excess rain presents a dilemma in the early days of the season. On one hand, you have to be conscious of such things as lightning, and you must schedule read more

07/27/2015 Sarah hiking Kid's Activities Our favorites rocky mountain national park Summer Events Weather Wildlife Winter Park Summer activities

Winter Park On A Dime

The Mission: Plan 3 full days of activities, for two people, for under $100! Sounds like a tall order I know, but we’re excited to give it a go.  My friends (Ellie & Joe) are coming to visit this July 12th – 14th, and so for the sake of argument, we’ll use that particular weekend read more

07/01/2013 Sarah About Us Best of Deals Deals & Discounts Helpful hints hiking Local Info Mountain Biking Music Our favorites special events Summer Events Uncategorized Winter Park Events Winter Park Music Festivals Winter Park Summer activities

No. 3 Winter Park, CO Hiking Trail of the Week

Winter Park, Colorado Hike of the Week The third hike of theweek is here. This week we are headed over the Granby and Grand Lake way to Strawberry Lake. The lake got it’s name from mineral deposits that make the water look a bit strawberry colored. Strawberry Lake Length: One-Way Mileage- 1.55 Miles Elevation: Trailhead: read more

06/16/2010 Sarah hiking

Opening Dates for Winter Park’s St. Louis Lake Trail

The trailhead of one of the most popular hiking trails in the Winter Park area, the St. Louis Lake trail, has very restricted access. The trail is known as one of the most beautiful wildflower hikes you can find in our valley, and due to this celebrity, it draws thousands of hikers each summer (or it used read more

06/08/2010 Sarah hiking Local Info Winter Park Summer activities

No. 2 Hiking Trail of the Week in Winter Park, CO

Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking Trails The second edition of the hike of the week is back for Winter Park, Colorado.  This week the hike takes a little drive from WP up to Rocky Mountain National Park.  This week’s hike is a relatively easy and short hike that goes to a beautiful waterfall and continues read more

06/05/2010 Sarah hiking Kid's Activities Local Info

Winter Park Hike Trail of the Week

Hiking in Winter Park, CO The Winter Park/Fraser Valley Chamber of Commerce is doing a bike and hike trail of the week and I thought I would pass it along on our blog for any of you that have an interest in hiking and biking. The first edition is Monarch Lake for the hike.  I read more

05/31/2010 Sarah hiking Kid's Activities

Rocky Mtn. Nat. Park Opening Day May 28, 2010

  Summer is on the way and nothing announces it’s arrival better than the opening day at Rocky Mountain National Park. May 28th, 2010 will start the summer season for the Alpine Visitor Center located on the Continental Divide on Trail Ridge Road.  Crews are hard at work clearing the pass to have it open in read more

05/13/2010 Amy hiking Kid's Activities Uncategorized Winter Park Summer activities