Welcome to Colorful Colorado. Surround yourself with panoramic mountain views, waterfalls, wildflower and wildlife! We are located in Grand County near Rocky Mountain National Park, Arapaho National Forest, Indian Peaks and Vasquez Peak Wilderness. There are endless options for hikes fit for all ages and abilities. Ask our staff about our favorites!

A lovely panorama of an alpine valley decorated with wildflowers.

Hiking in the Rockies: Grand County, Colorado

Hiking in the Rockies is something every outdoor enthusiast should scratch off their bucket list. With its stoic mountains, raging rivers, and expansive alpine forests, it’s no surprise that Grand County is widely considered Colorado’s playground. One of the most...
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Arapaho National Forest

(970) 887-4100
Mountain views, meadows, and wildlife are abundant along the trails of the National Forest Land. With over 442,000 acres in Grand County, there are many hiking opportunities available. MONARCH LAKE Level of Difficulty:  Easy Length:  3.9 Mile Loop Located 6...
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Area Hikes

Some of the greatest hikes in Colorado are right out our backdoor. You can literally walk out the backyard of many of our vacation rentals to trails and adventures year-round. Fraser River Trail Level of Difficulty: Easy Length: 2.5 Miles...
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Rocky Mountains and river valley.

Rocky Mountain National Park Hikes

(970) 586-1222
Rocky Mountain National Park has over 355 miles of diverse and beautiful hiking trails, from casual strolls to hiking the 14,000 ft. Long’s Peak. If you're looking for wildlife this is the place to go. Park Rangers can provide advice...
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