Grand Lake - North Central Colorado

Includes Granby, Ski Granby Ranch

 

Boating on Grand Lake, Colorado. Colorado Vacation Directory
Keep cool boating on Grand Lake
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Grand Lake is Known for Meandering Moose
 

These mountain towns, at the western entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park, sit on great fishing lakes with beautiful, unspoiled views. Anglers will find rainbow, brook, mackinaw and cutthroat trout in abundance and large kokanee salmon as well. From Granby, Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Reservoir and Willow Creek Reservoir are all close at hand.

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Spend a snow-day at Granby Ranch
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Moutain Bike the trails at Granby Ranch
 

Resting on the shores of the largest natural lake in Colorado, Grand Lake is an alpine village with board sidewalks, log-front stores and the modern amenities of dining and shopping. At 8,369', this rustic town is enveloped by peaks, especially the impressive, bald Mt. Craig. Grand Lake has access to two reservoirs, two national forests, the national park and the Never Summer Wilderness Area which is accessible only by hiking trails. You can horseback ride, boat, hike, golf and river raft in this beautiful area. When the snow starts, Grand Lake and Granby become a winter playground, with groomed trails for snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and close by slopes for downhill skiing. Ute, Arapaho and Cheyenne tribes used to hunt and fish in this Middle Park area and when you visit you'll see why this was land worth fighting over.

Grand Lake is near: Hot Sulphur Springs, Kremmling, Walden (North Park) & Winter Park

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Premium Grand Lake Businesses

Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce  link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
A charming village, an endless range of mountains, and Colorado's largest natural lake. Grand Lake is a mountain resort popular for its sunny days, low-key tempo, family-owned shops and fine restaurants.

National Parks Scenic Byways Fishing Horseback Riding Attractions Snowmobiling 



Featured Grand Lake Businesses

Black Bear Lodge  link to Colorado vacation
Enjoy the peace and quiet of an out-of-town location, minutes from Grand Lake Village. In the heart of Colorado's mountains, 3 miles from the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. Walt to fishing.

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Canyon Motel Lodging, The  link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
In Hot Sulphur Springs, near Grand Lake, walk to hot springs, trails, The Colorado River from the Canyon Motel. AAA approved lodging: quality, comfort, value, kitchens, Free WI-FI, pets OK, romance packages.

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Colorado Cabin Adventures  link to Colorado vacation
Beautifully restored comfortable rustic cabins on Colorado River. Pets welcome! Our concierge plans year round adventures. Walk to Shadow Mountain Lake, Arapaho National Forest. Grand Lake, 3 Miles.

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Columbine Cabins - Pet Friendly  link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
Cozy mountain cabins with kitchens are open all year at the west-end of Grand Lake. Columbine is pet friendly. Hot tub. Family picnic areas with BBQ grills. Walk the Western Boardwalk to the Lake.

cabins Pets Welcome Groups and Reunions National Parks Winter Lodging 


Elk Creek Campground: RV, Camper Cabins, Tent & Tipi  link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
A FAMILY CAMPGROUND near Grand Lake and Rocky Mountain National Park. Along Elk Creek: camper cabins (electricity, carpet), tipi for rent, kid's trout pond, tent area, big RV sites, and Pets Welcome! WI-FI.

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Granby Ranch  email this Colorado cabin link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
By winter it's a great family ski area, but by summer it's a primo downhill bike venue with miles of trails. Family-friendly golf course, chairlift weddings and lodging options with kitchens and balconies.

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Grand Adventures Snowmobiling, LLC- A Winter Outdoor Activity Center  link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
Snowmobiling Adventures in Winter Park & Grand Lake, Colorado. Offering Grand County's ONLY Tour to the Continental Divide. Outdoor Activity Center: snowmobile tours or rentals choose your own adventure.

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Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce  link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
A charming village, an endless range of mountains, and Colorado's largest natural lake. Grand Lake is a mountain resort popular for its sunny days, low-key tempo, family-owned shops and fine restaurants.

National Parks Scenic Byways Fishing Horseback Riding Attractions Snowmobiling 


On The Trail Rentals: ATVs & Snowmobiles  link to Colorado vacation Link to special offers and discounts icon
Unguided rentals at the trailhead near Grand Lake and National Park! Enjoy snowmobiling on 130 miles of groomed trails. In summer the trails turn into great ATV and UTV Trails, start your adventure here!

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Rocky Mountain Adventures  link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page
Wilderness adventures, trout fishing, whitewater rafting in the Rocky Mountains! Raft the Upper Colorado River, Clear Creek, and Cache la Poudre River Headquarters Fort Collins. Experience the Excitement!

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Snow Mountain Ranch® - YMCA of the Rockies  link to Colorado vacation
Affordable year-round mountain lodging. The YMCA offers family ranch meals and activities. Play in our Rockies: hike, horseback ride, bike, fish, swim, mini-golf, snow-shoe, sled, tube, ice skate, and ski.

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Winding River Resort Village  email this Colorado cabin link to Colorado vacation Photos available on Colorado vacation page Map showing location of Colorado vacation
160 acres near Grand Lake, our Resort Village borders Rocky Mountain National Park and Arapaho National Forest along a winding river. Vacation with your horse. Cabins, camp sites, lodge room. WI-FI!

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For more travel information contact:

Grand Lake Activities and Maps

National Parks and Monuments:
Rocky Mountain National Park

Scenic Byways:
Colorado River Headwaters Scenic Byway -UPDATED-
Trail Ridge Road Scenic Byway -UPDATED-
Church Park Road Scenic Drive

Hiking Trails:
Grand Lake Hiking Trails -UPDATED-

Fishing:
Granby Area Fishing Map -UPDATED-

Rafting & Kayaking:
Upper Colorado River Rafting

Jeep & 4WD:
Grand Lake Jeeping & ATV Trails

Ski Areas & Resorts:
Ski Granby Ranch

Snowmobiling:
Grand Lake Snowmobile Trails -UPDATED-
Winter Park Snowmobile Trails -UPDATED-

Snowshoeing:
Rocky Mountain National Park Snowshoeing Trails

Local Area Maps:
Grand Lake & Granby Area Map
Rocky Mountain National Park Area Map


 
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