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Winter Park Resort

Photo: Eric Wheeler

Photo: Eric Wheeler

Located 67 miles from downtown Denver, Winter Park is the closest major ski resort to the Front Range, offering over 3,000 acres of terrain spread out over seven territories with something for every age and skill-set. 

Season dates and hours
 
November 15, 2017- April 22, 2018; Weekends- 8:30 am – 4:00 pm; Weekdays- 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
 
Area (acres)
 
3,081 acres
 
What family-friendly amenities does your resort offer? 
 
Winter Park offers a special family lesson program called “Family Easy Start” that allows a family to learn together. The program consists of four lift tickets, four equipment rentals, private instructor, and access to Winter Park’s Private Lesson Center for one, all-inclusive price.
 
Adult lift ticket prices?
 
Starting at $119. Varies depending on time of season. Discounted tickets are available online.
 
Child lift ticket prices and at what age kids ski free?
 
Starting at $79. Varies depending on time of season. Discounted tickets are available online. Kids 4 and under ski free.
 
Is there on-site childcare and if so, what is the starting cost?
 
Yes, on-site child care is available daily from 8 am to 4 pm for kids aged two months to six years. Half day is available for $109, full day is available for $139.
 
What is the the starting cost of ski/ride school? Ages?
 
Starting at $179. Lessons are available for kids as young as three years old (must be potty-trained). All full day lessons for kids (ages 3-14), including lunch, are $199.
 
Where can families go for deals on lift tickets/lodging or special promotions?
 
Calling Winter Park Central Reservations is the best way to find the latest deals and special promotions. They can also book lodging, rentals, and ski school for a one-stop shop. Phone number is: 800-729-7907.
 
What area (off-mountain) activities would appeal to families for their winter vacation?
 
Coca-Cola Tubing, located near the Vintage Hotel, is a great off-mountain activity that is fun for the whole family. Atop the tubing hill is the Hill House warming hut, which features gourmet hot chocolate and an indoor/outdoor fireplace.
 
Distance from Denver
 
67 miles
 
85 Parsenn Road
Winter Park, CO
970-726-5514
www.winterparkresort.com