Winter Activities


Grand Adventures

Grand Adventures is the snowmobile company to use if you are looking for an adventure and want to take the snowmobile into town or on the lake (Weather permitting).They are 5 minutes away from the Gateway Inn.

On the Trail Rentals

Grand Lake Colorado’s only ATV and snowmobile rental located on the trail! All rides are completely unguided through 130 miles of scenic groomed trails in the Arapahoe National Forest. Guided snowmobile tours available November 26th through April 1st (Weather permitting). On the Trail is 10 minutes away from the Gateway Inn.

Ice Fishing

Kirks Flyshop

Kirks Flyshop you can get bait & tackle, equipment rentals, and even guided trips.

Snowboarding & Downhill Skiing

Granby Ranch Resort

Granby Ranch Resort is located 19.2 miles away from the Gateway Inn. This resort is perfect for beginners and kids.

Winter Park Resort

Winter Park Resort is located 35.3 miles away from the Gateway Inn. This resort has 166 designated trails and 1,212 acres.

Cross Country Skiing & Snowshoeing

Grand Lake Nordic Center

Enjoy the scenic views of Rocky Mountain National Park and the Arapaho National Forest at the Grand Lake Nordic Center. We offer the beginner to advanced skier a variety of terrain on 35 km of classic and skate skiing trails.

Never Summer Mountain Products

Never Summer Mountain Products does have Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe rentals for the perfect way to get out and explore snow-cover trails of Rocky Mountain National Park.


Rocky Mountain National Park

The National Park road is closed through the winter to Estes Park, however, there is still tons to do on the west side of the Rocky Mountain National Park. You can snowshoe, cross-country ski, snowmobile (in designated areas), and wildlife watching. The west entrance to the Rocky Mountain National Park is only 2 miles from the Gateway Inn.


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