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Snowmass Village, Colorado is a fun-filled playground for families in summer or winter. Keep your kids engaged, connecting with mother nature, and experiencing the world with their whole bodies. 

Here are just a few suggestions for local things to do with kids:

Dog Sledding

Kids love the thrill of the ride and the connection they make with the dogs. A fantastic way to explore the wilderness, and to create memories to last a lifetime. The winding trails, experienced drivers and comfortable sleds of Krabloonik combine to make this winter excursion one of the best in Snowmass.
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Ice Skating

Snowmass offers a free community-supported ice-skating rink at the Snowmass Rodeo Grounds on Brush Creek Road.
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Water Activities

Kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, or white-water rafting are all family friendly ways to get out on the waterways of the Roaring Fork Valley. Local outfitters and guide services can set you up with everything you need. 
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Horseback Riding

Immerse your family in the area's pioneering spirit while you follow meandering creeks toward their headwaters, head into the Maroon Bells Wilderness, or simply enjoy the unmatched views from beautiful high alpine basins and mountain passes.
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Surrounded by 2.3 million acres of the White River National Forest, Snowmass boasts some of the western United States' best hiking trails. Many trail heads are right in Snowmass Village.  
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Ice Age Discovery Center

Calling all aspiring Paleontologists! The Ice Age Discovery Center is packed with real life fossils from the Ziegler Reservoir in Snowmass Village and features live storytelling and interactive displays. Centrally located in the Snowmass Mall, the Discovery Center is a gem of Snowmass Village.
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Aspen Center for Environmental Studies

From guided wildflower hikes in summer and snowshoe tours in winter to fun events for the whole family all year-round, ACES is a hub for environmental education in the region. The Potbelly Perspectives are perfect for growing adventurers, while the Naturalist Nights will feed your children's interest in the world around them. 
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Kids Treehouse Adventure Center and Camp Aspen Snowmass

A multi-level, 2,300 square meter childcare facility in the center of Snowmass Village, the Treehouse Adventure Center is every child's, and parent's, dream facility. In winter, children ages 8 weeks to 4 years old can play in the Colorado-themed play rooms, while older kids can venture out on the mountain in a group lesson. In summer, Camp Aspen Snowmass offers a variety of adventure activities to get kids exploring and learning outdoors. Child care also available.
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Activity_Winter_Ice skating Free ice skating at Snowmass Rec Center
drsnowmass_activities_gosnowmass_storytelling Storytelling at the Ice Age Discovery Center
drsnowmass_activities_location_gosnowmass_childrenhiking Guided hikes by ACES
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