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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 2, 2019- April 26, 2020; 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? 
 
Never skied before? They’re giving first-timers a discount on lessons, lift tickets, and rentals with the First Timer’s Package. Book your ski day for just $109 and learn at your own pace with their skilled, friendly instructors. Prebook: $109; Walk-Up: $159.
 
Adult lift ticket prices?
 
Starting at $144.  Discounted tickets are available online.
 
Child lift ticket prices and at what age kids ski free?
 
Starting at $99. 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 childcare is available daily from 8 am to 4 pm for kids ages two months to six years. Full day starts at $152.
 
What is the starting cost of ski/ride school? Ages?
 
Starting at $197. 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: 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
 

*Note: Information and prices are subject to change and most resorts offer discounted rates if you purchase online seven days in advance. Many resorts do not publish a set lift ticket price. When compiling our list, we used the date January 12, 2020 as our base to compare prices.