Indian Peaks Resort
 

~ Things to Do ~

game room with foosball and air hockeyThis is just a glimpse of what Winter Park and the Fraser Valley have to offer and will help you plan your activities while staying at Indian Peaks - Winter or Summer!

And be sure to check out the Event Calendars to see what special events may be happening around the county.

If you feel like staying in, check out the common area featuring games, a pool table, foosball, air hockey, arcade games, and wireless internet.

 

Quick Links Jump-to: Winter | Summer | Year Round | On Your Own | Day Trips

What's Happening in Winter

Ski Broker Ski & Board Rental: www.wpskibroker.com // 970-726-8882
Ski Broker Ski & Board RentalFind knowledgeable staff and great deals on ski and board rentals at Ski Broker in Fraser. They are a full service ski shop with Tuning and Repair, Equipment Sales and Rentals. ** Indian Peaks gets a special deal - 30% OFF rentals with the coupon code "IndianPeaks" - click here for details:
www.wpskibroker.com/Partners/Indian-Peaks-Resort

Sleigh Rides: Nothing puts the magic into the holiday season like a good old fashioned sleigh ride. Enjoy a warm cup of hot chocolate as you dash through the snow!
• Dashing Thru the Snow Sleigh Rides :: 970.726.0900 :: www.dashingthruthesnow.com
• Devil’s Thumb Ranch :: 970.726.5632 :: www.devilsthumbranch.com

Cross-Country Skiing & Snowshoeing: If you are looking for the ultimate workout, or a great way to get started with winter activities, take advantage of the three Nordic Centers and multiple trail systems in Grand County. Local Nordic Centers include Devil's Thumb Ranch Nordic Center, Snow Mountain Ranch/YMCA of the Rockies Nordic Center, and Grand Lake Nordic Center, which feature groomed trails for skate and classic skiing, as well as snowshoe trails. There are also cross-country ski & snowshoe trails at SolVista Basin, was well as several public trails for some light backcountry touring.
• Devil’s Thumb Ranch Nordic Center :: 970.726.5632 :: www.devilsthumbranch.com
• Snow Mtn Ranch/YMCA of the Rockies Nordic Cntr :: 888.573.9622 :: www.ymcarockies.org
• Grand Lake Nordic Center :: 970.627.8008 :: www.grandlakeski.com
• Ski Granby Ranch :: 888.850.4615 :: www.granbyranch.com
• Nordic Ski Colorado :: 970.887.1181 :: www.nordicskicolorado.com

Ski & Snowboarding: From world-famous bumps to sun-kissed cirques, both Winter Park Resort and SolVista Basin at Granby Ranch offer mountains of options. Explore varied terrain cloaked in feather-light powder, hidden treasures for pint-size sliders and secluded paths that beckon nature and wildlife.
• Ski Granby Ranch :: 970.887.2709 :: www.granbyranch.com
• Winter Park Resort :: 970.726.1564 :: www.winterparkresort.com

Snowmobiling: Guided or unguided, from Winter Park to Grand Lake, take a snowmobile out and enjoy miles of pristine trails and spectacular mountain views.
• Powerworld :: 970.887.9337 :: www.powerworldsports.com
• Grand Adventures, LLC :: 970.726.9247 :: www.grandadventures.com
• On the Trail Snowmobile Rentals :: 970.627.0171 :: www.onthetrailrentals.com
• Trailblazer Snowmobile Tours :: 970.726.8452 :: www.trailblazersnowmobile.com

Snowshoeing: If your idea of relaxation is snowshoeing through the Arapahoe National Forest, Winter Park and the Fraser Valley is the place for you! With miles of tree-lined trails in an endless backcountry wonderland, there are plenty of options to satisfy your powder dreams.
• Devil’s Thumb Ranch Nordic Center :: 970.726.5632 :: www.devilsthumbranch.com
• Snow Mtn Ranch/YMCA of the Rockies Nordic Cntr :: 888.573.9622 :: www.ymcarockies.org
• Grand Lake Nordic Center :: 970.627.8008 :: www.grandlakeski.com
• Ski Granby Ranch :: 888.850.4615 :: www.granbyranch.com
• Nordic Ski Colorado :: 970.887.1181 :: www.nordicskicolorado.com
• Rocky Mountain National Park :: 970.627.3471 :: www.nps.gov/romo

Other Winter Activities: Ever thought of mushing a team of huskies over beautiful snowy terrain? Or testing your double-toe axel on ice skates? And don’t forget to soak those weary muscles in our natural hot springs after your action-packed day.
• Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park :: 970.726.TEAM :: www.dogsledrides.com
• The "Icebox" Ice Rink :: 970.726.8968 :: www.fraservalleyrec.org

For more information on what to do in the Fraser Valley in Grand County, check out www.visitgrandcounty.com/activities/

Check out the Calendar of Events for special events throughout the season.


What's Happening in Summer

Rodeo: Saturdays in July & August :: 970.406.1335 :: www.highcountrystampede.com

Golfing: Grand County is home to four mountain golf courses.
• Pole Creek Golf Course :: 970.887.9195 :: www.polecreekgolf.com
• Headwaters Golf Course at Granby Ranch :: 888.850.4615 :: www.granbyranch.com
• Grand Elk Golf Course :: 970.887.9122 :: www.grandelk.com
• Grand Lake Golf Course :: 970.627.8008 :: www.grandlakegolf.com

Boating: Within 30 miles of Fraser, there are three lakes perfect for taking out a boat or kayak, or just relaxing on the beach. Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Lake, & Grand Lake are all situated right off of Highway 34 near the town of Grand Lake.
• SolVista Marina 970-627-8158 (Grand Lake)
• Beacon Landing 970-627-3671 (Lake Granby)
• Trail Ridge Marina 970-627-3586 (Shadow Mountain Lake)

Winter Park Resort: 970.726.1564 :: www.winterparkresort.com

Horseback Riding: www.visitgrandcounty.com/activities/horseback-riding/

Fishing: Many streams, rivers, lakes and reservoirs are located close by. During the summer, stop into one of the local fishing/fly shops to check on the conditions and water levels.
• Mo Henry's Trout Shop :: 970.531.8213 :: www.mohenrys.com
• Budget Tackle :: 970.887.9344

Rafting: There are several companies to choose from for rafting in the area. Most rafting is done on the upper Colorado River, but some more experienced rafters enjoy rafting Clear Creek for a bigger adrenaline rush.
• Adventures in Whitewater :: 877.321.RAFT :: 970.726.3279 :: www.adventuresinwhitewater.com
• Mad Adventures :: 800.451.4844 :: www.madadventures.com

Rocky Mountain National Park: 970.627.3471 :: www.nps.gov/romo

Travel / Tours:
• Wildlife Tours: (child rate is 11yrs & under) Rocky Mountain National Park $40 adult, $20 child Moose tour / Willow Creek Pass $40 adult, $20 child
• Historical Tours: Gold Mines and Ghost town! $40 adult, $20 child
• Georgetown Loop Railroad: www.georgetownlooprr.com
• Blackhawk/Central City Transportation: $45 per person

***Please note prices are subject to change


For more information on what to do in the Fraser Valley in Grand County, check out www.visitgrandcounty.com/activities/

Check out the Calendar of Events for special events throughout the season.


Recreation Year Round

Fraser Valley Rec Center - www.fraservalleyrec.org
One Main Street, Fraser, CO 804482
PO Box 3348, Winter Park, CO 80442
970-726-8968 // Click Here for Current Rates

Hours of Operation: M-F: 6:00am - 9:00pm // Sat: 7:30am - 9:00pm // Sun: 10:00am - 6:00pm
(aquatics facility closes 30 minutes prior to facility close)

Facilities: Aquatics area with 20ft loop slide, spray & play feature, lazy river, zero-depth entry pool & 4 lane lap pool (25yrds) // Whirlpool, Sauna & Steam Room // Locker rooms & family changing rooms // Climbing wall // Multi-sport gymnasium // Gymnastic center including a foam & tramp pit // Running & walking track // Cardio, circuit training & free weight area // Aerobic & dance studio room //· Drop-in childcare // Pool party room // Multi-purpose room // Beautiful lobby area with fireplace, TV and game tables

Important things to know before you arrive at the rec center...
FVRC does not provide towels or locks (except for purchase). Aquatic features have varying hours (see general brochure). Not all facility features are available for public use at all times (some are for scheduled programs only). When purchasing a membership you will need proof of residency - Homeowner's proof of residency can be accessed on the assessor website by our staff (you will need to provide a matching i.d.); Renter's proof of residency can come in the form of a lease or current utility bill (you will need to provide a matching i.d.). Any address on a driver's license does not suffice as proof of residency.


Things to Do on Your Own

Museums: Grand County has three spectacular museums. These Museums are typically open Wed-Sat 11am to 4pm, Sun 1pm to 4pm, but please check with the individual museum for current open hours.
• Grand County Museum :: Hot Sulphur Springs :: www.grandcountymuseum.com
• Cozen's Ranch Museum :: Fraser :: www.grandcountymuseum.com
• Fraser Walking History Museum - located in Fraser on Hwy 40
• Heritage Park Museum :: Kremmling :: www.grandcountymuseum.com
• Kauffman House Museum :: Grand Lake:: www.grandlakehistory.org

Scenic Drive: Moffat Road / Corona Pass: drive along the old railroad to the "Top of the World". You'll pass a historic trestle and the abandoned town of Arrow, once a thriving railroad town. This is a self guided auto tour that takes you on top of the Continental Divide, also one of the highest and most torturous railroad routes ever conceived. Pick up a self guided tour booklet at Cozens Ranch Museum or Winter Park Visitors Center. From Winter Park take US Hwy 40 2 miles south and turn left onto the Moffat Road, the "Over the Hill" route. This road is only open during the summer after the snow has melted.

Cinema: The Foundry (Winter Park/Fraser) 970-363-7161 :: www.foundry-wp.com

Bowling: The Foundry (Winter Park/Fraser) 970-363-7161 :: www.foundry-wp.com

Fishing: Many streams, rivers, lakes and reservoirs are located close by. During the summer, stop into one of the local fishing/fly shops to check on the conditions and water levels.
• Mo Henry's Trout Shop :: 970.531.8213 :: www.mohenrys.com
• Budget Tackle :: 970.887.9344

Winter Park Resort: 970.726.1564 :: www.winterparkresort.com
Three interconnected mountains offer groomed terrain, steep and deep powder runs and world-class moguls. Fun, Family, Adventure. Skiable Terrain - 2886 acres, Vertical Drop - 3060 feet, Number of Trails - 134, Number of Lifts - 22 (8 high-speed quads), Annual Snowfall - 369 inches.

Rocky Mountain National Park: 970.627.3471 :: www.nps.gov/romo
 
Ski Granby Ranch: 970.887.2709 :: www.granbyranch.com
A year-round, family-friendly resort with a rustic Colorado ranch theme. All ski trails lead back to one base area making SolVista fun and convenient for families and groups. Skiable Terrain - 287 acres, Vertical Drop - 1000 feet, Number of Trails - 33, Number of Lifts - 4 (8 high-speed quads), Annual Snowfall - 220 inches.

Devil's Thumb Ranch Cross-Country Ski Center: 970.726.5632 :: www.devilsthumbranch.com
Nestled at the foot of the Continental Divide in the beautiful Ranch Creek Valley, Devil's Thumb Ranch provides seclusion, spectacular scenery and some of Colorado's finest cross-country skiing. 100 kilometers of groomed trails for classic, skate-skiing and snow shoeing, Dogs allowed on some trails. Rentals, lessons.

Grand Lake Nordic Center & Golf Course: 970.627.8008 :: www.grandlakerecreation.com
The open, rolling terrain and panoramic views of Rocky Mountain National Park provide the backdrop for your skiing experience at Grand Lake Touring Center. 35 kilometers of groomed trails for classic, skate-skiing and snow shoeing. Dogs allowed on some trails. Rentals, lessons.

Snow Mountain Ranch Nordic Center & Trails: 888.573.9622 :: www.ymcarockies.org
With awe-inspiring views of the Continental Divide and Indian Peaks, Snow Mountain Ranch offers trails and terrain for everyone -- From beginners to world-class athletes. 85 kilometers of groomed trails for classic, skate-skiing and snow shoeing. Dogs allowed on some trails. Rental, lessons, night-skiing.

Hot Sulphur Springs Resort: 725-3306 :: www.hotsulphursprings.com
Soak at a beautiful mineral resort, only 25 minutes west on Hwy 40. Open daily 8am-9pm. Massages, facials, and body works available.

Gambling: Blackhawk and Central City are only 70 miles away. Take Hwy 40 to I-70 East towards Denver. Exit Hwy #6, follow signs to Hwy #119, take Hwy #119 to Blackhawk, watch for Central City turn.

Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater: 970.627.5087 :: www.rockymountainrep.com

You can also enjoy the Fraser Tubing Hill, Ice Fishing, Ice Skating, Snow scoots, Snowmobiling, Horseback Riding, Sled dog Rides, Sleigh Rides and lots of Shopping.

For more information on what to do in the Fraser Valley in Grand County, check out www.visitgrandcounty.com/activities/


Day Trips / Attractions
Here are some ideas for some day trips within 2 hours of Grand County.

Sporting Events:
Broncos football - www.denverbroncos.com
Avalanche hockey - www.coloradoavalanche.com
Rockies baseball - www.colorado.rockies.mlb.com
Nuggets basketball - www.nba.com/nuggets
Pepsi Center - www.pepsicenter.com
Invesco field - www.invescofieldatmilehigh.com
Ticketmaster - www.ticketmaster.com

Kids and Family:
Ocean Journey - www.oceanjourney.org
Water World - www.waterworldcolorado.com
Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park - www.elitchgardens.com
Childrens Museum - www.cmdenver.org 
Tiny Town - www.tinytownrailroad.com
Denver Zoo - www.denverzoo.org
United States Mint - www.usmint.gov/mint_tours

Theaters, Opera & Museums:
Theatre in Denver - www.denvercenter.org
Central City Opera House - www.centralcityopera.org
Denver Opera House - www.operacolorado.org
Art Museum - www.denverartmuseum.org
Denver Museum of Nature and Science - www.dmns.org
Colorado Railroad Museum - www.coloradorailroadmuseum.org
Denver Botanic Gardens - www.botanicgardens.org

Other:
Coors Brewing Company - www.coors.com
Buffalo Bill Museum - www.buffalobill.org
Phoenix Gold Mine - www.phoenixgoldmine.com
Argo Gold Mine & Mill - www.historicargotours.com
Pikes Peak Cam - www.pikespeakcam.com
Pikes Peak Cog Railway - www.cograilway.com
Pikes Peak - www.pikes-peak.com

Nearby Towns with Casinos:
Black Hawk - www.blackhawkcolorado.com
Central City - www.centralcitycolorado.com

Shopping in the City & Summit County:
Park Meadows - www.parkmeadows.com
16th Street Mall - www.16thstreetmalldenver.com
Cherry Creek Shopping Center - www.shopcherrycreek.com 
Silverthorne Outlets - www.silverthornefactorystores.com

 

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