Town of Winter Park
The Town of Winter Park is the highest incorporated town in the United States. It is also the only home rule city in Grand County, with a population of just under six hundred people. However the tourists and seasonal workers significantly increase the population, with over one million skier days at Winter Park Ski Area alone. The eight square mile city of Winter Park is located near the western slope of the continental divide and is just short drive from Denver. Winter Park also recently annexed in the ghost town of Arrow.
The Town of Winter Park is also home to the Winter Park Resort, a well known ski resort owned by the city & county of Denver and managed by Alterra. Winter Park Ski Resort is Colorado’s longest continually running ski area offering 3,081 acres of diverse terrain for experts and novices alike with an annual average snowpack of 320 inches. Other winter activities include cross country skiing, snowmobiling, tubing, snowshoeing and apres ski. During the summer Winter Park has mountain biking, concerts, hiking, fishing and more. This town offers residents and visitors a small town atmosphere with world class skiing. Hideaway Park is a new skate park and during the winter they offer free use of sleds on the hills.
There are also hundreds of miles of trails and extensive amounts of wildlife to see. Winter Park is surrounded by the Arapahoe National Forest and nearby there are four wilderness areas to explore, James Peak, Indian Peaks, Byers Peak and Vasquez. Rocky Mountain National Park is only 45 minutes away and provides many exhilarating experiences like camping, hiking
and scenic drives.
For a list of all of the properties currently for sale in all of the town of Winter Park go to the Winter Park Real Estate page