Kremmling Colorado, CO

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Kremmling Colorado

The town of Kremmling, Colo. is a picturesque town located near three national forests: Routt, Arapaho and White River.

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  • Grand County is a place where the county fair is still a social event – rodeo queens compete, small kids show big hogs, and the cookie contest is fiercely competitive.
  • Kremmling is home to Gold Medal fly fishing waters.
  • Zane Grey’s novel, Mysterious Rider, is set near Kremmling, and was inspired by the writer’s stay in the town during the early 20th century.


Kremmling is seated at the intersection of Highway 9 and the historic Highway 40 and offers ample opportunity for outdoor recreation and lodging.


Located 97 miles from Denver, Kremmling is east of Steamboat Springs along Highway 40. Close to the nearby downhill slopes of Steamboat, Kremmling also boasts 300 miles of cross-country ski trails.


Because Kremmling is a small town with limited lodging and amenities, many travelers find themselves choosing to lodge in nearby Steamboat Springs or Silverthorne.


Nearly every outdoor recreation choice is available in the town of Kremmling. Fishing is a popular activity year-round as ice-fishing tournaments are held in January and February on the town’s reservoir. Grand County also has numerous summer activities including horseback riding, hiking and driving along scenic routes.


While Kremmling is close to three national forests, the Blue, Colorado and Muddy Creek Rivers all pass through town offering numerous whitewater adventures for kayakers and rafters alike.

The Wolford Mountain Recreation Area also boasts a trail system providing non-motorized and motorized opportunities north of town.

Getting Here

Kremmling is located along Highway 40 approximately 97 miles from Denver. From Denver, take I-70 west towards Grand Junction. Take exit 205 towards Highway 40.

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