Pop-art mural of six celebrities wearing ski goggles on a downtown Winter Park building

Winter Park


Colorado's Favorite Year-Round Mountain Playground

Don't let the name fool you—Winter Park is a year-round wonderland with extensive things to do in the summer and the winter. Just 67 miles from Denver, Winter Park is renowned for its ski slopes, backcountry climbs, and other outdoor adventures. After a long day of adventures, you can wind down in Winter Park's bustling downtown area or modern ski village at the base of the slopes. And thanks to can't-miss signature events like Blues From the Top Music Festival and the Winter Park Carnival, you can pair your adventure with some entertainment any time of year.

Snowtime Fun And Outdoor Adventure Await

Not surprisingly, Winter Park is known for their cold-weather playgrounds famous among winter sports enthusiasts. From the family-friendly powder skiing and backcountry challenges of the nearly 3,000 skiable acres of Winter Park Resort, to guided snowmobile tours up the Continental Divide, sleigh rides, snowshoeing, tubing and dog sledding, Winter Park and the surrounding valley truly are a Winter Wonderland.

Things to Do in Spring & Summer 

Don't let the name fool you, the fun continues in Winter Park when the weather gets warmer. Summertime brings fully-bloomed wildflowers dotting lush green meadows with fragrant splashes of color, pristine rushing rivers and clear blue Colorado mountain skies. With over 600 miles of trails as well as steep backcountry climbs, fair-weather friends will relish their outdoor experiences in this haven for summertime hikers, bikers, fishers, and horseback riders. For the music enthusiast, there are outdoor music events and festivals featuring local and national artists nearly every week, all summer long.

Looking for a place to stay? 

From budget-friendly motels, luxurious condos and townhomes, or rustic cabins and guest ranches there's a variety of accommodations to choose from in Winter Park, CO. Start planning your idyllic mountain getaway to find the perfect place to spend time with family and friends. Need to save on accommodations? Check out Winter Park's many lodging deals, seasonal specials, and activity packages. There's something for everyone in Winter Park. View more lodging options here. 

Check our events calendar regularly for the most up-to-date festival and event information.

Contact information

ADDRESS 78841 U.S. HWY 40
P.O. Box 3236
Winter Park, CO 80482

top attractions

Fraser Tubing Hill
Winter Park Resort
Winter Park Resort
The Seven Territories
Mountain Biking
Trestle Bike Park
Music Festivals
Music Festivals at Rendezvous Event Center
Fishing the Fraser River

Signature Activities

The local experience


The Winter Park area has over 45 unique shops featuring clothing, art, jewelry, ski wear and outdoor equipment, salon services, hand-crafted furniture, and a wide assortment of gifts and Colorado souvenirs.

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With over 60 restaurants in Winter Park alone, we have dining establishments to satisfy everyone from couples and friends to families and large groups. Whether you’re looking for a romantic evening, pizza with the kids or you and your friends are looking for food with great beer, wine or cocktails - we've got you covered!

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