Recreation and Activities

Get out and play. Whether you are looking for an extreme adventure or just one that's extremely fun, you'll find it in Colorado. Hike one of the state's 54 "fourteeners" — mountains that reach an altitude of more than 14,000 ft (4,200 m). Go whitewater rafting down one of our many rivers. Ride a mountain bike along the Colorado Trail, a route famous for its 700 km of trails. Or try something new: Load up a llama or packhorse with your equipment and hike to the backcountry. You can even live like a cowboy and take a horseback ride at a Colorado dude ranch. You'll also find plenty of relaxing activities waiting for you. Take a dip in a natural hot springs, get a massage at one of our many resorts, or go shopping for antiques. There's never a shortage of fun things to do in Colorado.

Colorado Features
  • Welcome Centres

    If you're looking for information on what there is to see and do while travelling around Colorado, the state's 10 official Colorado Welcome Centers are a great place to start. Official Colorado Welcome Centers are located throughout the state and... READ MORE >
  • Events and Festivals

    Whether it's wine, music, arts and crafts, food, history or the weather, almost anything is reason to have a party in Colorado. You'll find a festival or event happening somewhere in the state, nearly every weekend of the year. Great weather and... READ MORE >
  • Skiing and Snowboarding

    If you're into skiing or riding, Colorado is your paradise, with moguls and bowls, backcountry and big air. The state is known throughout the world for its legendary powder, record snowfalls and 300 days of annual sunshine. And while Colorado has... READ MORE >
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