Winter Park Colorado Summer Vacations & Activities

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A Winter Park vacation during the warm summer months in the Rockies offers so much to the visitor, including hiking, whitewater rafting, fishing, hunting and even terrific mountain boarding.

Winter Park vacations can include all manner of adventures and will certainly include lots of spectacular scenery.

Biking

Experience the best biking around Winter Park, on paved recreational trails, bike parks or out in the wilderness on a mountain bike. Popular trails will allow you to get up close and personal with Rocky Mountain beauty.

Fishing

High alpine fishing is some of the best in the country around Winter Park, Colorado. Catch some trout or salmon in the rushing rivers and streams.

Hiking and Backpacking

A Winter Park summer getaway should always include a hiking adventure. With mountain peaks, lakes and rivers to explore, you will never run out of places to go and sights to see.

Horseback Riding

Take a horseback ride into the backcountry, view the wildlife and marvel at the breathtaking scenery. There are miles and miles of trails that allow horses around Winter Park.

Whitewater Rafting

Folks love to get out and brave the whitewater on Winter Park Colorado vacations. Paddle through canyons, along pine forested shores and even stop to enjoy some hot springs.

Boating

Winter Park offers easy access to three terrific lakes where you can get out on the water in your boat. Try Grand Lake for incredible mountain views, Shadow Mountain Lake for some great sailing and Lake Granby for excellent fishing from your vessel.

Hunting

Find plenty of big game, game birds and waterfowl in the Winter Park area. There are many national forest trails that take you to the areas rich with wildlife.

Climbing

Mountaineering near Winter Park is popular for intermediate skilled climbers, including Hurd Creek, Empire Crags, Berthoud Pass and Longs Peak in Rocky Mountain National Park farther north.

Motorcycle Tours

Taking a motorcycle tour of the Rockies near Winter Park turns into a true adventure, with many winding mountain roads with breathtaking views.

Mountain Boarding

All types of mountain boarding are available in the Winter Park area, from freestyle to woodland adventures. You’ll find slopes and trails that will challenge your abilities, yet are fun to navigate.

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