Winter Park Snowmobiling
The 2nd most popular snowmobile trail in Colorado.
Wednesday 3 August 2016 03:43 GMT
Near Fraser, the Winter Park snowmobiling area has 120 miles of groomed snowmobile trails at elevations ranging from 8,700 to over 12,000 feet.
The Winter Park and Fraser Snowmobile Trails are located in the Arapaho National Forest on the east and west side of Highway 40 near the Towns of Fraser and Winter Park. The Mile Hi Snowmobile Club grooms and maintains the trails on the east side of Highway 40 in the Corona Pass and Meadow Creek areas. Trailblazer Snowmobile Tours of Fraser grooms and maintains the trails located west of Fraser in the Church Park and Little Muddy Creek areas. The area offers a variety of riding from trail riding to meadows and steep mountain play areas.
The snowmobiling trailheads for Winter Park are located off Highway 40 in Grand County, Colorado. Denver is located approximately 65 miles east on Interstate 70 and towns located north and west of the Trailheads include Granby, Grand Lake, Hot Sulphur Springs, and Kremmling.
All snowmobiles operating on federal lands within Colorado including Winter Park snowmobling trails are required to be registered with Colorado State Parks. This registration permit is available at most National Forest ranger offices and at some chamber of commerce offices. It is highly recommended to purchase the $3 annual Colorado Search And Rescue Card (CORSAR) prior to snowmobiling to help reimburse local search teams should they be needed.
Overall, Winter Park is the 2nd most popular snowmobile trail of all 24 snowmobiling rides in Colorado.