With 5 tubing hills in the Winter Park area, you could make a vacation of just visiting them!
The tubing hills vary from Hideaway Park’s bring your own tube or sled and walk up the hill to Colorado Adventure Park’s “Drop” that’s arguably the biggest and baddest in the area.
Here’s the list and locations for Winter Park and Fraser area tubing hills.
Located downtown Winter Park this tubing hill, as mentioned, “is bring your own sled or tube” and enjoy with the family and younger kids. The tubing hill is the Rendezvous Event Center’s natural earth amphitheater during the summer months so you might have been here this past summer and listened to some world-class jazz at the Winter Park Jazz festival or heard some rock and roll, blues, country music and now you’re tubing on the same hill!
Location: Downtown Winter Park
HISTORIC FRASER TUBING HILL
Location: 455 County Road 72, Fraser, CO 80442
Coca-Cola Tube Park
Located at the Winter Park Resort, this is the newest of the tubing hills in the Winter Park area. With individual lanes and a magic carpet lift and located on Winter Park Resort property. Click Here to Read more about the Coca Cola Tubing Hill.
Location: Winter Park Resort
Snow Mountain Ranch
Snow Mountain Ranch, YMCA has a classic tubing hill. They don’t have a lift so you’ll need to walk back up the hill. They don’t allow outside tubes. This tubing hill is a bit of a drive from Winter Park and Fraser, so pack a lunch and make sure you take all your winter clothing with you.
Location: 1101 County Road 53, Granby, CO 80446
Colorado Adventure Park
Arguably the biggest, fastest, and visitors favorite tubing hill in the Winter Park, Fraser area is the Colorado Adventure Park. They have snow making guns so their snow base is generally deeper than any other tubing hill. They also have a standup lift that quickly takes you back to the top of the hill.
Location: 566 County Road 721, Fraser, CO 80442
You can also go old school and bring your sled up to the mountains.
Remember to dress accordingly, it gets cold here and when the sun goes down the temps drop fast.
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5 Surprises What to do in Winter Park, Colorado
1. A Summer Tubing Hill
Yes, you read that correctly. A summer tubing hill! We have the only summer tubing hill in Colorado and one of only three in the county here in our own backyard! You’ll be able to enjoy tubing without the heavy gear and snow pants. When you Visit Winter Park, Colorado be sure to add this downhill adventure to your bucket list!
Located at Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA of the Rockies
2. An Experimental Forest
We are home to an experimental forest managed by the United States Department of Agriculture and the United States Forest Service. Located next door in Fraser, CO this experimental forest is a 23,000-acre forest that was established in 1937. The forest focuses on researching the effects of different forest management styles on timber and water production. Take a hike in the Fraser Experimental Forest when you Visit Winter Park, it can be found down route 73 past the Fraser Rodeo grounds.
Find out more about the Fraser Experimental Forest.
Love the outdoors? Try a leaf peeping drive this fall!
3. Summer Dogsled (cart) Rides
Dogsledding in the summer? We’ve got it! Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park offers cart rides when there isn’t snow, sled rides when there is snow cover, and kennel tours year-round. Their team of nearly 80 dogs were born and raised to pull sleds and carts and just watching them work as a team you’ll realize what talented and passionate pups they are.
4. Lift-served Cross-Country Biking and Hiking
Not only is Granby Ranch is home to a fantastic downhill mountain bike park, but they also have lift-serve access to miles of cross-country biking and hiking trails. These trails range from beginner trails to expert and wind and curve along mountain vistas, through aspen forests, and end at the base of the mountain. Foot traffic enjoy free lift rides and hiking!
5. Hot Sulphur Springs
Located in nearby Hot Sulphur you’ll find Hot Sulphur Springs. As you may guess from the name, these springs are filled naturally by hot Sulphur water, originating from deep inside the earth’s crust. This historic hot springs was originally discovered by Native Americans who felt the springs were healing. William Byers rediscovered the hot springs in 1840 and decided to turn the hot springs into a resort, and named the town Hot Sulphur Springs.Read our guide for what to do in Winter Park, Colorado besides ski.