The enchanting scene created by the first snowflakes swirling gently from the sky signals the start of another sensational winter season in Colorado. Our signature fluffy snow is what puts the wonder in our winterland. Find out what makes it so special by shushing through it on skis, snowboards, snowmobiles, sleds, sleighs or snowshoes — and then relax those muscles in dozens of hot springs.
30 Hot Springs for Serious Soaks
Colorado’s mountains have plenty of activities to get your heart racing, but they’re also perfect for kicking back. Dip into our many natural hot springs, where you can soothe sore muscles after a long day of hiking or skiing. Many also offer water slides and kid-friendly amenities.
Amtrak's Winter Park Express Ski Train
Formerly known as the Ski Train, Amtrak has reintroduced its route between Denver's Union Station and Winter Park Resort for skiers and boarders looking for a relaxed ride to the slopes Saturdays and Sundays in 2018. January 5–March 25, 2018
Pure Powder: Snowmobiling in Colorado
Each winter, Colorado’s high country opens up once again to snowmobilers buzzing across trails and fields of powder in the crisp, dry, winter air. Everything from family-friendly jaunts to high-speed adventures are available in Colorado’s snowy spots, where going "sledding" makes a great day off the ski slopes or an excursion all its own.