Winter Park Resort | Colorado

Seven Territories of Terrain to Explore

Winter Park is Colorado’s longest continually operated ski resort, with a rich 75-year history. With a base elevation of 9,000 feet and a top elevation of 12,600 feet, Winter Park enjoys one of the longest and most consistent ski seasons in Colorado and receives over 29 feet of snow annually. It is one of the largest ski resorts in the U.S., conveniently located just a 1¾ hour drive from Denver International Airport.

Winter Park Resort features seven territories across over 3,000 acres of award-winning terrain. It consists of three interconnected mountains: Winter Park, Mary Jane, and Vasquez Ridge. Beyond these mountains you’ll find the wide-open powder of the Parseen Bowl, the glade skiing of Eagle Wind, and the exhilarating backcountry terrain of The Cirque. If you’re more of a freestyle skier, you can also explore Winter Park’s famous terrain park, featuring a 18-foot superpie and countless other innovative features.

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Cirque Sled Cat Skiing

Adventurous skiers/riders looking for extreme terrain now have an easier way to access the 399 acres of spectacular off-piste terrain that await in The Cirque territory. The Cirque Sled is a 48-passenger sled pulled by a snowcat that enables visitors easier accessibility to The Cirque, which previously had been reached solely by hiking .

Coca-Cola Tube Park

The newest tube park in Colorado, Coca-Cola® Tube Park features four individual lanes, exciting banked curves, a covered conveyor lift ride back to the top and the comfortable Hill House warming lodge, with restrooms and select specialty beverage and snack service.

Dog Sled Rides

Hear the dog’s paws on the snow and take in the peaceful valley scenery. Winter Dog Sled Rides at Winter Park are led by professional guides, who drive the sled on a private trail system.

Fat Biking

Take a ride on a new Fat Bike across 40 km of groomed trails reserved exclusively for this new obsession sweeping the winter sports world. Bikes come in 3 different adult sizes and are available for rent at the Nordic Center.

Ice Skating

Imagine ice skating under the shadow of the dramatic peaks of the Continental Divide. The new outdoor Village Ice Rink, located in the heart of the Village at Winter Park, is open from 10am – 7pm daily during the ski season as conditions permit. Skate rentals of all sizes are conveniently located in the adjacent Winter Park Resort Rentals.

Nordic Skiing

Enjoy Nordic Skiing at many locations throughout Grand County near Winter Park! With nearly 120 km of trails nestled in the pristine and private Ranch Creek valley at the base of the Continental Divide, Winter Park offers a premier Nordic center for Colorado cross-country skiing.

Winter Park was recently named #3 Best Cross-Country Ski Resort in the 2017 USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards. Whether you enjoy skate, classic, or snowshoeing, there are exhilarating experiences waiting to happen.

Sleigh Rides

Try a Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride through snow-covered meadows and winter forests to our special site beside the nearly century-old Rowley Homestead. Disembark to a crackling campfire, hot chocolate, and marshmallows for your toasting pleasure. Once you’re done with food, drink, horse petting, and wildlife viewing, it’s a quick ride back to the stables. Blankets provided, caroling encouraged.


Ride the Continental Divide on Colorado snowmobiling trails as you never have before. Tours top out at nearly 12,000 feet with views of the entire Winter Park ski area and the Fraser Valley. Tour options for all abilities from beginner to advanced. Experience a vast array of terrain in the wilderness and maybe even see a moose!

Snowshoe Tours

Try a relaxing snowshoe through the backcountry that is perfect for non-skiers and first-time snowshoers. Learn more about Winter Parks history, native plants, and animals and enjoy the peaceful quiet of the forest.

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