Winter Activities in the Rocky Mountains

Dream Lake in the Winter. Photo by Erik Stensland

20 Things to Do in Winter in the Rocky Mountains

Of course you can ski, snowmobile and snowshoe. But have you seen the ice sculptures, tried ski biking, or skijoring? And don’t miss the festivals. Read More...

Snowshoeing at the Glacier Gorge trailhead in Rocky Mountain National Park

3 Wintertime Blunders in Rocky Mountain National Park

My husband and I headed to Rocky Mountain National Park for a weekend of winter fun. I thought I was super prepared. But, the weekend was an education. Read More...

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Family Adventures Begin at Copper Mountain

Find endless options for family fun at Copper Mountain. Read More...

Emerald Lake Trailhead in Winter

First-time Snowshoeing Adventure

If you can walk, you can snowshoe. This adventure is easily done by all ages and abilities including families with young children. Read More...

Mother and baby going on a winter hike

Free Guided Hikes on New Year’s Day

On January 1, 2015 Colorado Parks & Wildlife will offer free, guided hikes through many different state parks as part of the nationwide initiative America’s State Parks First Day Hikes. Read More...

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Frisco, CO – Biking, Hiking, and Skiing

Frisco is a small town in the heart of the Rockies that beats with the rhythm of adventure. Read More...

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Go Sledding at Hidden Valley Snow Play Area

If you love skiing, snowmobiling, ice climbing, sledding, hut trips, ice skating, and anything that involves frozen water just figure Colorado is the place to be. Read More...

Grand Lake and Estes Park on a RMNP Map

In Winter, Rocky Mountain National Park Splits in Two

Though Trail Ridge Road closes in the winter, Rocky Mountain National Park is OPEN all year. The story becomes the tale of two Parks Read More...

Ice Climbing

Learn to Ski or Climb in the Rocky Mountains

Learn how to rock climb, go on a guided adventure, ski tour, or learn about avalanche safety just outside of the national park with Alpine World Ascents Read More...

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Rocky Mountain Winter Holiday Activities

Estes Park, Grand Lake, and Denver glow with Christmas and New Year cheer Read More...

Snowshoers on Emerald Lake Trail

Snowshoeing & Backcountry Skiing

Enjoy winter in RMNP! Whether you want to cross country ski, strap on some snowshoes, or grab a sled, Rocky Mountain Park is a great winter activity destination. Read More...

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Steep, Deep, and Thrilling – Colorado Ski Resorts

Top 5 skiing areas in Colorado including alpine skiing, x-country skiing, and backcountry skiing. Read More...

Winter in Rocky Mountain National Park. Photo by Tom Luhmann

Winter in Rocky Mountain National Park

Check out the winter wonderland that is Rocky Mountain National Park between November and March. Just make sure to do a bit of planning and preparation before heading into this lovely white landscape. Read More...