Winter Park & Fraser Chamber Offers Family Fun for Kids, Kids at Heart and Fur-Kids
Photo caption: Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park offers year-round rides and kennel tours during the summer.
Winter Park-Fraser Valley, Colo. – The Winter Park & Fraser Chamber invites visitors to bring the whole family – kids and canines alike – to partake in summer fun in Colorado’s Favorite Playground. With so many activities and events, there is something for every type of kid in your family.
Winter Park Visitor Center – The Winter Park & Fraser Visitor Center and Chamber of Commerce, located at 78841 US Highway 40 in the heart of Winter Park, is the best place to start when visiting. Dogs are welcome inside, where friendly and knowledgeable staff provide information, maps, event details and information on local deals to the humans.
Mountain Bike Capital USATM – Over 600 miles of trails make Winter Park irresistible for two-wheeled travelers – and their four-legged friends! Numerous marked trails plus two bike parks offer easy, moderate and difficult routes for every level biker, and some trails are dog friendly. Visit MTBcapitalUSA.com for more information on trail maps, bike parks and rental equipment.
Festivals – Winter Park hosts a myriad of festivals and live music events, many of them free and pet-friendly! For example, at High-Note Thursdays, man and man’s best friend can enjoy free live music in Hideaway Park every Thursday night from June 19 to Aug. 19. Pets must be on a leash, though, so they don’t attempt to steal picnic dinners!
Dog Cart Rides and Kennel Tours – For dog-less guests, Winter Park loves to show off their own furry friends, the amazing sled dogs of Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park. Even without snow, these tough pups will pull riders on carts for a thrilling swing around the trails. Dog lovers can take a tour of the kennels, pet the puppies and even adopt a Husky for the best trip souvenir possible. Check online for cart trail conditions and reservations.
Restaurants and Lodging – Various dining establishments allow pets around Winter Park including Carvers Bakery (on the patio), Library Sports Grille and Brewery and Deno’s Mountain Bistro. Many lodges, hotels, vacation rentals and bed-and-breakfast joints also include affordable pet rates. Visitors can check out the full list of restaurants andlodging at playwinterpark.com. Call ahead for information on pet accommodations.
The deals page on playwinterpark.com offers ways to save on lodging, festivals and more. Stay up-to-date via Winter Park’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/playwinterpark, @playwinterpark on Twitter orwww.pinterest.com/playwinterpark/ on Pinterest.
Winter Park & Fraser Chamber (www.PlayWinterPark.com)
The Winter Park & Fraser Chamber is a non-profit Colorado corporation created to help further and maintain responsible growth in the Winter Park-Fraser Valley area, located in the Rocky Mountains just 65 miles west of Denver.
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