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Fall in Winter Park, Colorado

Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The fall season in Colorado brings the changing of leaves turning the mountain area into bold colors of orange, red, and yellows. Aspens groves are all over and the best time to see them is around September and October. The crisp air also provides the ideal climate for outdoor activities among the rocky terrain. Hiking...
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Blues Festival Brings Top Musicians to Winter Park

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2015

Grand County Blues Society presents the Blues From the Top Festival each year in Winter Park, Colorado. Top Blues musicians will come to the heart of downtown Winter Park to perform live in the fresh mountain air. The 13th annual festival will be held June 27th and 28th but the area will be enjoying live music starting...
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Why Choose Winter Park for Your Vacation

Posted on Thursday, February 26, 2015

When most people think about snowy Colorado and ski vacations, they might automatically think of Vail or Aspen. But what does Winter Park have to offer?  400 inches of snow a year, great ski slopes, and high speed lifts keep visitors coming year-round. After a day on the slopes, there is a nice variety of restaurants...
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100th Anniversary of our National Park

Posted on Wednesday, November 26, 2014

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of Rocky Mountain National Park. Communities around the park will be celebrating the centennial with special events from now until next September. The Wonder of Art from the Park will be a featured exhibit at the Village Center in Grand County from December 6th to January 11th. Paintings...
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Winter Park Jazz Festival

Posted on Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Saturday July 19  • GEORGE BENSON   • LARRY GRAHAM & GRAHAM CENTRAL STATION   • JAZZ, FUNK & SOUL feat. CHUCK LOEB, JEFF LORBER AND EVERETTE HARP  • JESSY J feat. ELAN TRATMAN   • MARY LOUISE LEE BAND  Sunday July 20  • BRIAN MCKNIGHT   • BONEY JAMES   • CHRISETTE...
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Winter Park’s Vasquez Cirque

Posted on Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Winter Park’s Vasquez Cirque 1,332 acres at Winter Park Resort just got easier to access. A one-time fee of $10 with a season pass will get you on the “Cirque Sled” that will drop you off at different locations around The Cirque. The Cirque is ungroomed, double-black diamond terrain for ADVANCED skiers...
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HISTORY OF BEAVER’S – THE EARLIEST ONE OF ALL

Posted on Tuesday, October 15, 2013

HISTORY OF BEAVER’S – THE EARLIEST ONE OF ALL In the late 1800’s a homestead was established on what is now Beavers, and one of the original buildings is still standing along side the Fraser River. In the 1920’s some beaver ponds at the upper end of the ranch and the stream that feeds them, were...
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