In Colorado, when the weather cools down, the winter activities heat up. Whether strapping on your board, slapping on the skis, or jumping on the intertubes for a snow-filled ride down the slopes, when in Denver, the question isn’t whether or not you want to spend the day at the slopes, but rather, which slopes near Denver should you champion today? Here is our top 5 list of Snow Parks near Denver, CO crafted specifically with you in mind.
455 County Road 72 Fraser, CO 80442
The thing that we love most about the Fraser Tubing Hill is that it’s fun for everyone. From Denver, it’s less than two hours away and is easily one of our favorite tubing parks with its long, steep hills and incredible customer service. Be sure to hop into the warming hut for some hot cocoa after you’re all done!
6061 Tiger Road Breckenridge, CO 80424
A few minutes out of downtown Breckenridge, CO. is Good Times Adventures, which is geared towards the thrill seekers of this world. Find your next adventure in the beautiful Georgia Pass at the top of the Continental Divide where you can tour outskirts of Breckenridge, or navigate snowmobiles through the hills and through the trees. Either way, Good Times Adventures lives up to its name.
29612 Upper Bear Creek Road Evergreen, CO 80439
Evergreen Lake House is our pick for a great day-trip getaway near Denver with ice skating for the entire family. Broken up by skill level, the outdoor skating rink is perfect for casual skaters and more hardcore enthusiasts alike. This is a fantastic way to connect with nature and the great outdoors for an afternoon with the skies above you and the pine trees surrounding you.
79303 U.S. 40 Winter Park, CO 80482
The Sombrero Ranches is a unique destination that offers the traditional horse-drawn sleigh that can be ended with romantic campfires and hot chocolate. If this sounds like the ideal activity for a date, you’re right. It’s actually quite popular, so we encourage reservations!
Exit 216 Interstate 70 Georgetown, CO 80444
Loveland ends our list because it’s the one location we’ll recommend to anyone that despises the I-70 tunnel traffic. Since it’s relatively inexpensive, and with its early opening hours, Loveland is the perfect spot to take on the slopes before anyone else has the chance. And, it has a wide range of skill levels, from beginner slopes to black diamonds, in addition to ski and snowboard schools that are perfect to any beginner.
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