Welcome to Winter Park
If you’re looking to settle down in Winter Park/Fraser Valley, Colorado, then one thing is for sure - you’ll feel right at home from the very beginning. Nestled high in the Rocky Mountains, these charming mountain communities offer breathtaking views and endless possibilities for outdoor activities all year round. Enjoy skiing and snowboarding at Winter Park Resort, as well as snowmobiling and cross-country skiing all winter long. The area also has plenty of options for fly fishing, horseback riding, and playing golf. And don’t forget the lake and reservoirs nearby including the headwaters of the Colorado River. You’ll find plenty of options for paddle boarding, boating, and kayaking in the warmer months.
Enjoy the stunning views of Fraser River as it runs through the community, lined with scenic trails perfect for biking or walking. Take a leisurely stroll along the riverbank, soaking in the sights of nature and wildlife along the way. Or visit one of the exciting museums and events centers in the area, like Cozen's Museum, Headwaters Center, and Rendezvous Event Center. With countless cultural events, museums, and shopping options to treat yourself to, you’ll quickly understand why this community is becoming an increasingly sought-out location.
Mountain Bike Capital of The US
Winter Park is known as the mountain bike capital of the USA, and for good reason! Located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, Fraser Valley residents have easy access to some of the best mountain biking, skiing, and snowboarding in the country. But there’s more than just extreme sports here to enjoy.
Hiking trails weave throughout the forests, providing plenty of opportunities for summertime exploration and adventure. Fishing on nearby lakes and rivers draws visitors from near and far, with special options available for kids to enjoy the sport too! If you’re more into golf, you’ll be in for a treat with the several stunning courses in the area. The award-winning Pole Creek, Grand Elk Golf Club, and Granby Ranch are some of the most popular choices.
The Fraser Valley Recreation Center offers racquetball courts, a swimming pool, an indoor rock climbing wall, and a weight room. But residents of this community frequent their yoga and spinning classes too. For those who prefer exploring nature on two wheels, mountain biking trails crisscross the landscape with options ranging from novice to extreme levels.
Stay Busy Year Round
With Endless Activities
Take in some of Winter Park’s history at local museums. Cozen’s Ranch Museum showcases one of the first homesteads in Fraser Valley and is a great place for children and adults alike to soak up some history. Summers are filled with parties, outdoor concerts, and events that attract people of all ages. This community is the perfect choice for families looking to settle down for a slow-paced life closer to nature. And with Denver city center only 70 miles out, you’ll still have access to all of the benefits of urban living close by.
And if these activities don’t keep you busy enough, we suggest checking out the boutiques along Main Street for some shopping. You’ll be sure to find lots of unique items, including hand-crafted goods in high-end stores in Copper Creek Square. There are also plenty of restaurants around town that offer farm-to-table dishes from local producers.
Buying A Home In Winter Park
If this community sounds like the right fit for you, why not go ahead and explore our available properties in Winter Park/Fraser, Colorado?