More than Mountains: Other Ways to Make the Most of Winter Park

If you live in Winter Park, Colorado, chances are you like to make the most of your easy mountain access! Even mountaineers need a day off, though, so if you need to take five from mother nature without adjourning your adventures, Winter Park can offer you an array of other enjoyable expeditions! 

Get Educated

Know Your History

Learn about the lives of the earliest lodgers in Winter Park! Head to Cozen’s Ranch House and Museum to view vestiges of their voyage through Berthoud pass.

Recognize Your Rivers

Immerse yourself in the importance of Colorado’s rivers on a self-guided expedition through the exhibits at Headwaters River Journey!

Learn About Safety

Get the low-down on mountain safety and some puppy love by getting to know Winter Park’s Avalanche Safety Dogs!

Hit the Books

Sharpen your mind while you unwind at Fraser Valley Library. Explore the world of literature until you’re ready to return to the world of nature!

Get Competitive

Go Golfing

If you’re feeling game for golf, tee off at one of the award-winning golf courses around Winter Park!

Throw a Disc

Don’t be a basket case, find your sweet spot and putt around the baskets of Winter Park Resort’s disc golf course!

Play in Your Yard

Pull out your hacky-sacks and toss away your troubles in your own backyard! If you’re hungry for some cornhole but the set-up makes you yawn, keep an eye on the lawn at The Peak Bistro and Brewery, where summer games bring all the dames to the yard! 

Get Your Game On

If you haven’t found your hobby, pin it down with a round of bowling at the Foundry, or have a ball at the Fraser Valley Sports Complex with a game of soccer, softball, or hockey! 

Get Artsy

Stimulate Your Creativity

Fill your heart with art and get some swell things for your dwelling at any of the many galleries and artisan shops around Winter Park. If it sparks your creativity, get the tools to make something cool at the Snow Mountain Ranch Craft Center!

Marvel at Murals

Walk into wonder and stroll around the nearby town of Granby to muse at majestic murals!

Get Around Town

Explore Downtown

If you could use a pick-me-up, go downtown. Explore the assortment of shops and unbeatable eateries of Winter Park with a walk around town, and your frown is sure to turn upside down!

Hit the Farmer’s Market

If your fridge needs stocking, flock to the summertime Winter Park Farmers’ Market, where you can find local foods and support your local dudes!

Get Tipsy

Sample Wine

Sipping wine is sure to make you feel fine. Savor the flavor at Winter Park Uncorked Wine Festival, or if you favor a sip right now, grab a glass at Winter Park Winery or Adventures Decanted!

Grab a Beer

Cheer up with a beer at one of Winter Park’s beer-loving festivals, or crawl with the crew through a slew of breweries. If it’s hard to stay sane while you wait for them to open the Mary Jane (Territory), calm your nerves with a pint of the Winter Park Resort’s exclusive Mary Jane Ale!

Get Centered

Become a Yogi

Tackling the terrain can tire you out, but yoga can enlighten your mind and elongate your muscles! Even lumberjacks should limber up, so it’s a good idea to mindfully prepare for your next adventure at Mountain Moon Yoga.

Pamper Yourself

Soften your edges and trim your hedges at any of the sensational spas, salons, and saunas of Winter Park! 
Even mountain-dwellers need to diversify their daily portfolio! By living in Winter Park, you have the opportunity to experience the great outdoors when you want, and to enjoy many other experiences when you need. Make the most of it!