Get your kids engaged with the natural world, connecting with you and one another, and using their whole bodies to experience the world. Snowmass Village, Colorado is like one giant playground for kids of all ages. Book your family getaway with us to enjoy our best available rates all winter long.
Here are some of our favorite things to do with kids in Snowmass, Colorado.
The Collective Snowmass
The epicenter of Snowmass' newest neighborhood, Snowmass Base Village, The Collective offers guests and residents a thriving destination with exceptional dining, recreation, events, entertainment and shopping. Check out the calendar of events at the Collective, here.
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 make this winter excursion one of the best in Snowmass.
Snowmass offers a free community-supported ice-skating rink at the Snowmass Rodeo Grounds on Brush Creek Road. There is also free ice-skating, including free rentals, at the new ice rink in Base Village, which is open 12:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Rock Climbing Wall
Located in Base Village, the 50' climbing wall has 3 lanes so up to six people can climb at the same time. Open 12:00 - 7:00 p.m. daily. Tickets are $10 per 30 minutes, $5 per extra session when purchased at the same time. A climbing wall at the top of the Elk Camp is open in the summer. Purchase tickets at any Snowmass ticket window.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Snowmass Lanes & Lounge
Six lanes of bowling, plus pool tables, other games, and projection TVs. Wood fired pizza and drinks. Open daily in the evenings.