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Free Kid-friendly Fall Fun

Fall is a great time for everyone to have fun! Here’s a list of kid-friendly family activities in Winter Park Colorado, and the best part is they are all free!

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Fall Festival – Sept. 26 – Fraser, Colorado

The 15th Annual Grand Kids Fall Festival is located at the Fraser Valley Sports Complex. Free admission to festival, tickets available for the following festivities: Tasty Food, Bake Sale, Prizes, Silent Auction, Bouncy House, Bobbing for Donuts, Tie Die, Ear 2 Ear Photo Booth, Face Painting, Plinko. All proceeds benefit Grand Kids Child Care Center.

FISHING

Fishing Ponds: 

Lions Club Ponds – Fraser, Colorado           
Fraser River Valley Lions Club Fishing Ponds are located next to Safeway in Fraser, Colorado. There is both a kids and adult pond stocked with a variety of fish. Adjacent to the ponds you can find a pavilion with BBQ grill and picnic tables as well as a children’s play area. Close enough to take a stroll along the Fraser River.

Kaibab Park – Granby, Colorado
Kaibab Park is located near the bridge at the southern entrance to Granby. Along with the children’s fishing pond is a playground as well as softball and baseball fields. Picnic shelter and tables are also available.

EASY_TRAILS
Easy Biking and Hiking Trails:

Discovery Trail – Winter Park, Colorado
Distance: 1.5 miles round trip
Description: This shorter, child friendly hike is great for family picnics and a chance to spot wild life. The path eventually meets up with Jim Creek Trail for those looking for a bit further of a hike.

Fraser River Trail – Winter Park/Fraser, Colorado
Distance: 5 miles one way
Description: Starting at Winter Park Resort the Fraser River trail is a combination of paved and dirt paths that lead all the way to Safeway in Fraser. This path is great for strolling on foot or cruising on a bike, and follows the Fraser River.

Creekside – Flume Loop Trails #61 / #82 – Fraser, Colorado
Distance: 5-mile loop
Description: This easy/intermediate trail offers a less challenging scenic route next to St. Louis Creek, offers wildlife viewing of moose and deer.

Adams Falls Trail – Grand Lake, Colorado
Distance: 1 mile out and back
Description: If you’re in the Grand Lake area this hike is a great experience for all ages. This easy hike takes you out to a spectacular lookout point to view Adams Falls.

PARKS

Local Parks:

Hideaway Park – Winter Park, Colorado
Address: 78841 US-40 Winter Park, CO 80482
Hideaway is a beautiful park located in the heart of Downtown Winter Park, Colorado. This versatile park is home to a number of events including the summer concerts series.

Park Features:
• Playground
• Rock Climbing Wall
• Skateboard Park
• Events Space
• River Walk
• Pavilions
• BBQ Grill
• Picnic Tables
• Public Restrooms

Wolf Park – Winter Park, Colorado
Address: 320 Kings Crossing Rd. Winter Park, CO 80482
Wolf Park is Winter Park’s largest park located off Kings Crossing Road in Winter Park. This neighborhood park is a great option if you would like to get off the busy beaten path.

Park Features:
• Playground
• Basketball Court
• Sand Volleyball Court
• Tennis Courts
• Fitness Trail
• Playing Field
• Pavilions
• BBQ Grills
• Public Restrooms
• Gazebo
• Picnic Tables

Old School House Park – Fraser, Colorado
Address: 153 Fraser Ave. Fraser, Colorado 80442
Old School House Park is located next to Fraser Town Hall (Fraser’s original schoolhouse). A great place for youngsters to safely view trains that are passing through.

Park Features:
• Playground
• Tennis Courts
• Playing Field
• Canopy
• Pavilion
• BBQ Grill
• Picnic Tables

Fraser Valley Sports Complex – Fraser, Colorado
Address: 220 County Rd 522, Fraser, CO 80442
Fraser Valley Sports Complex is a 40-Acre park located just north the town of Fraser. This spacious park has an awesome 360-degree view of surrounding mountain skyline.

Park Features:
• Playground (New Cowboy & Indian Playground Coming Soon)
• Soccer Fields
• Softball/Baseball Fields
• Ice Rink
• Big Teepee
• Sand Volleyball Court
• Public Restrooms
• Picnic Tables
• BBQ Grills
• Pavilions

Polhamus Park – Granby, Colorado
Address: Zero West Jasper Ave. Granby, CO 80446
Polhamus is a gated park located next to Granby Town Hall. This neighborhood park provides a variety of equipment making it perfect for all ages.

Park Features:
• Playground
• Skateboard Park
• Gazebo
• Playing Field
• Picnic Tables
• BBQ Grills
• Public Restrooms

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