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The Best Winter Activities in Colorado

With the holidays over and wintertime weather settling in to stay, now is the perfect time to plan some fun winter activities for the whole family! To aid in your winter excursions, we have pulled together a list (with links) to a variety of wintertime activities in the great state of Colorado. Enjoy our best recommendations for hot springs, ice skating, ice fishing, and more!

Hot Springs 

Indian Hot Springs (Idaho Springs, CO)

Hot Sulphur Springs (Hot Sulphur Springs, CO)

Cottonwood Hot Springs (Buena Vista, CO)

Mt. Princeton Hot Springs (Nathrop, CO)

Ouray Hot Springs (Ouray, CO)

Ice Skating 

Southwest Rink at Skyline Park (Denver, CO)

Rink at Digger Field (Idaho Springs, CO)

Crested Butte Nordic Center (Crested Butte, CO)

Evergreen Lake (Evergreen, CO)

The Rink at Belmar (Lakewood, CO)

Ice Fishing 

Chamber’s Lake (Walden, CO)

Eleven Mile Reservoir (Fairplay, CO)

Harvey Gap Reservoir: (Rifle, CO)

Trinidad State Park (Trinidad, CO)

Chatfield Reservoir (Centenntial, CO)

Crawford Reservoir (Crawford, CO)

Lake Granby (Granby, CO)

Twin Lakes Reservoir (Leadville, CO)


Golden Gate State Park (Golden, CO)

Mary’s Glacier (Idaho Springs, CO)

Echo Lake Park (Idaho Springs, CO)

Quandary Park (Estes Park, CO)

Silver Dollar Lake (Breckenridge, CO)

Cross Country Skiing 

Bakerville to Loveland Trail (Near Idaho Springs, CO)

Rocky Mountain National Park 

Frisco Nordic Center

Breckenridge Nordic Center

Snow Mountain Ranch Nordic Center 

Tennessee Pass Cookhouse and Nordic Center

Dog Sledding

Mountain Musher (Wolcott, CO)

Durango Dog Ranch (Durango, CO)

Alpine Adventures Dogsledding (Leadville, CO)

Grizzle-T  (Steamboat Springs, CO)