Fall in Grand County is an aesthetic masterpiece. The beauty of nature is delicately captured in autumn's display of foliage and wildlife viewing. Grand County's events in October let you drink in the area's friendly, laid-back atmosphere. You can spend the weekends horseback riding, enjoying the Blues Society and Voice of the Wetlands Benefit Concert, biking in Winter Park and taking a Grand Lake Boat Tour.
Winter Park Bike Trails: The city of Winter Park is known as Mountain Bike Capital USA. Winter Park has more than 600 miles of marked, mapped and user-friendly trails. From high mountain peaks to beautiful river valleys, single tracks to back country roads, there are opportunities for all ages and skill levels. For more information on directions to trails and rental options contact the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce at 970.726.4221 or visit online at www.winterpark-info.com.
Rusty Spurr Ranch: Five miles outside of Kremmling sits Rusty Spurr Ranch, a nature lover’s dream. On horseback you will get to take in the changing leaves and uninterrupted wildlife. These one-of-a-kind rides are fit to you, featuring trail rides, cattle drives, lunch and dinner rides and other customized adventures. For information contact the ranch at 970.724.1123, 866.724.9715 or visit online at http://www.rustyspurr.com/.
Grand Lake Boat Tours: Take a ride on the famed Grand Lake while learning city and state history and folklore. Enjoy the leaves changing from a different vantage point, gliding over the beautiful and majestic water. To learn more about Grand Lake boating tours contact the Grand Lake Chamber of Commerce at 970.62.3402, or visit online at www.grandlakechamber.com.
Blues Society and Voice of the Wetlands Benefit Golf Tournament. During the second weekend of October the Grand County Blues Society and The Voice of the Wetlands, Tab Benoit, will put on a golf tournament, a concert and dinner. The event was designed to spotlight issues in the Louisiana Wetlands and will be hosted and located at The Inn at Silver Creek and Headwaters Golf Course in Granby. For reservations call the Inn at Silver Creek at 866.765.8478. For additional information, please visit www.grandblues.org or www.voiceofthewetlands.com. Please call the Granby Chamber of Commerce for additional information at 970.887.2311.
Grand County features various lodging specials and packages year-round. For more information check out the Grand County Web site. Get up here!