Alpine Slide & Other Resort Activities
Winter Park Resort
Winter Park Resort isn’t just for snow lovers; summers are incredible too! With Colorado’s longest Alpine Slide, Trestle Bike Park (North America’s fastest growing bike park) and a bunch of other fun activities, spending summertime here an absolute must-do!
Tickets can be purchased in a number of different ways to enjoy all that Winter Park Resort has to offer: purchase a single-ride ticket, or choose 2-activity, 3-activity, 4-activity or unlimited day passes! Here are some of the family-friendly Winter Park Resort activities you can try this summer:
- Colorado’s Longest Alpine Slide
- Putting Course
- Climbing Wall
- Human Maze
- Leaps & Bounds Bungee
- Mary Jane Mineral Panning *requires additional ticket
- Bouncy Snowcat (inflatable for little ones)
- Scenic Chairlift Rides on the Zephyr Express to the top of Winter Park mountain
- Downhill Mountain Biking @ Trestle Bike Park *requires additional ticket
- Disc Golf
Weather permitting, Winter Park Resort opens mid-June for the season and runs through September (weekends only after Labor Day). For specific dates and hours of operation, visit the Winter Park Resort website or call 970.726.1564.
Tip: Stop by the Winter Park Information Center and buy a discounted full-day Adventure Pass voucher!
Trestle Bike Park
Winter Park Resort is home to Trestle Bike Park – Bike Park U.S.A.™, a downhiller’s favorite place to feed their adrenaline rushes! America’s premier full-service bike park features over 40 miles of trails for riders of all ages and abilities, and offers the largest rental/demo fleet in the country, plus food and lodging to refuel for another day.
Granby Ranch is another nearby resort full of family-friendly activities. A four-season mountain community nestled in the Rocky Mountains, Granby Ranch is located just 90 miles from Denver and 20 miles from Winter Park. The resort is the kind of place that brings family and friends together.
Here are some of the family-friendly Granby Ranch activities to try next time you’re in town:
- Downhill Mountain Biking
- Hiking (guided if you like)
- $5 Chairlift rides (typically Wednesdays through Sundays)
For specific events and hours of operation, visit the Granby Ranch website or call 888.850.4615.
Bike Granby Ranch
Home to the 2009 and 2010 USA Cycling National Championships, the trails at Bike Granby Ranch dish up some of the best downhill mountain biking around. Beginners can kick off their adventure and test their technical abilities on seven beginning and intermediate trails. Their black diamond and double-black diamond biking trails push the limits of even the most expert downhill mountain bikers. But not to fear, there are some new family-friendly trails too!