After a long day whitewater rafting on Clear Creek in Idaho Springs, many visitors venture off to further explore the gateway to the Rockies.  Winter Park, CO tends to be the next stop for tourists.  With dozens of family friendly activities, Winter Park is the perfect spot to spend a day or two unwinding and relaxing.


Start your afternoon with a packed picnic lunch in The Old Schoolhouse Park.  With a children’s playground, a BBQ pit, and an open grassy area, this park has everything you need to chat about your morning adventure and enjoy the fresh mountain air.  Explore the mountains from above by taking a scenic chair lift ride on Winter Park’s Zephyr Express. Reaching an elevation of 10,700 feet, the Express gives guests access to more than 5,000 acres of hiking and awesome views.  End your night with a fun evening of bowling and movies at The Foundry Cinema & Bowl.  With two state of the art movie theatres, eight bowling lanes, and hand-made wood-fired pizza, The Foundry is the perfect family dinner location.  Planning on spending another day in the Winter Park area? Consider purchasing a day pass to the Snow Mountain Ranch/YMCA and participate in activities such as miniature golf, climbing, horseback riding, fishing, indoor sports, disc golf and much, much more.  With so many activities and sites to see, a trip to Winter Park is sure to be a memorable way to wrap up your whitewater rafting adventure.


For more information on activities offered in Winter Park, CO or to book your Clear Creek whitewater rafting trip and ziplining, contact an agent at Arkansas Valley Adventures by calling 877-RAFTING.