Winter Park Ski Vacations Skiing & Snowboarding Vacations at Winter Park Resort - Colorado
Nestled between the Mountains of Rocky Mountain National Park and the Arapahoe National Forest in Fraser Valley, Winter Park ski resort is just 67 miles from Denver making it one of the most accessible ski resorts from the city.
The ski area provides varied terrain spread over 7 zones and with an average annual snowfall of 231 inches, Winter Park has one of the longest ski seasons in North America. With over 2,700 acres to explore, Winter Park caters for all level of skier and boarder. From excellent beginner areas to the steep chutes and powder bowls in the Cirque Territory , there is something for everyone.
|Key information (whole area)|
|Ski area (acre)||3081|
|Nearest airport||Denver (145km)|
Off the slopes, the apres-ski scene is lively and fun. The mountain resort area has numerous bars and restaurants whilst downtown Winter Park is located just 2 miles way and offers a wide variety of activities including a comprehensive range of restaurants, bars, shops and day spas.
Winter Park Lodging
For ski-in, ski-out lodging, the best place to stay is at one of the vacation rentals in the mountain resort at the foot of the mountain. Renting a holiday home here means you are less than a minutes walk to the Zephyr Express gondola. Other accommodation options include downtown Winter Park which has the benefit of a lively and extensive apres-ski scene.
Our view on Winter Park ski vacations
We think Winter Park is a fabulous resort where the emphasis is on enjoying the mountain and the extensive facilities off the slopes. With the base lift at 2743m, it provides some of the best high altitude skiing and boarding in North America offering spectacular views of Parry Peak, James Peak, the Fraser Valley and the Continental Divide.
For more ski vacation information, please see our Winter Park resort guide.