Updates & Alerts

Save Our Season Stop Our SpreadWelcome to Winter Park & Fraser. 

The Winter Park & Fraser Chamber weighs the safety of all community members (full-time and part-time residents, visitors, and long-term vacationers) and during COVID-19, we are asking everyone to:

  • Mask-up! -- Masks are REQUIRED in the State of Colorado 
    Governor Polis issued a state-wide mask mandate starting July 16 that has continued to be renewed. Read the Governor's Executive Order. Both Winter Park and Fraser issued ordinances requiring people to wear a face-covering when entering and while inside any business open to the public as well as in outdoor public places where people are unable to maintain social distancing of at least six feet. Read the Towns' full ordinances here: Winter Park | Fraser. Local ordinances will be enforced. 
  • Curfew -- NEW: Grand County has instituted a 10pm curfew. Read the latest Public Health Order.
  • Social Distance -- stand apart in town and on the trail a minimum of six feet
  • Wash Your Hands -- wash your hands frequently and for at least 20 seconds
  • Stay Closer to Home -- stay closer to your home and reduce transmission 
  • Sign up --  subscribe to Grand County Public Health Information alert notifications

Learn more about Grand County’s protective measures

Businesses are Open!

Businesses are open. All local businesses take the health and well-being of our guests and community seriously and extra precautions are being taken by all. Winter Park & Fraser Chamber Business Directory herePlease note: The best practice is to call ahead to make reservations and confirm safety regulations and processes. 

  • Restaurants are currently operating at reduced occupancy to comply with local and state orders. Many have enlarged or created outdoor eating areas. Take out is always a great option!
  • Recreation & Activities are open but with COVID-19 restrictions and processes. 
    • Winter Park Resort
      The Winter Park Resort will open on December 3. For the latest information on our winter operations and COVID-19 guidelines, please visit their website.  
      • Winter Park Express. The Winter Park Express will NOT run during the 2020-21 season. Winter Park Resort and Amtrak plan to resume Winter Park Express service in 2022.
  • Retailers are open and have COVID-19 rules in place. Many offer curbside pick-up, private hours, and online shopping. 
  • Lodging partners have COVID-19 regulations to adhere to and enforce. If you have any questions about protocols, call your hotel, lodging company, etc… and request additional information before arriving and checking in.
  • Service businesses are also open, offering a wide variety of personal and business assistance.
  • Local Business COVID-19 Resources 

East Troublesome Fire Update

The East Troublesome Fire tore through Grand County with devastating results but couldn't be more grateful for the fire-fighters, first-responders, EMS teams, Forest Rangers, and other local and state authorities working to save our forests, homes, and businesses.

PLEASE NOTE: Areas of the Arapahoe National Forest Sulphur District and BLM Land are closed due to the fires, please review updates from the US Department of Agriculture Forest Service before you head out. 

How you can help.

Local Updates & Alerts

Road & Trail Closures 
Learn the latest - location, dates, construction - on local roads and trails. For updates on trails, use COTREX (a mobile and desktop application for a statewide comprehensive and interactive trail map) to always have your maps with you.

Road Conditions
Always check out the CDOT cameras before making the trip over Berthoud Pass. Be smart and safe!

Avalanche Information
Avalanches need to be taken seriously. Learn about avalanche area warnings at the Colorado Avalanche Information Center.

Weather Conditions
Our favorites are Weather Underground and the National Weather Service

Emergencies 
Sign up for Grand County's CodeRED® Emergency Notification System for the latest emergency updates. This system informs registered participants during an emergency or disaster affecting Grand County. Don't forget to check out the Colorado Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management

Fires

Local Fire Restrictions & Resources