Mountain Stats & History

When Winter Park Resort opened on January 28th, 1940, its founders imagined a place where people near and far would come to enjoy the snow and all the fun the mountain had to offer. A place where everyone would feel welcome, be free to expand their abilities, and never stop imagining even more possibilities – all while passing this vision down generation after generation. And today, even more than 75 years later, we’re still adding new territories, trails, lifts, attractions, restaurants, and lodging. So come visit us and see for yourself how we never, ever stop imagining more!

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Mountain Stats & History

When Winter Park Resort opened on January 28th, 1940, its founders imagined a place where people near and far would come to enjoy the snow and all the fun the mountain had to offer. A place where everyone would feel welcome, be free to expand their abilities, and never stop imagining even more possibilities – all while passing this vision down generation after generation. And today, even more than 75 years later, we’re still adding new territories, trails, lifts, attractions, restaurants, and lodging. So come visit us and see for yourself how we never, ever stop imagining more!

Learn More About Winter park Resort

With a 75-year history, Winter Park Resort is Colorado's longest continually operated ski resort. Over the years we've been known to be "Extremely Colorado," "Authentic Colorado," and "Colorado's Favorite." Regardless of what you know us as, rest assured we're More Than You Imagine!
Mary Jane History

Very few things actually improve with age. Fortunately, Mary Jane Mountain, Winter Park Resort's famed terrain for bumps and spectacular tree skiing and riding, is one of them.

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Weather History

Compare Winter Park's snowfall with that of other resorts in the area. What will you find? We get more snow than anyone in the Colorado area. That's great news for your ski and snowboard vacation!

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Historical Trails

Why is it Cranmer? How did it get named Retta's Run? Is Mulligan's Mile really a mile? Who was Jack Kendrick? Step back and discover the rich history of Winter Park Resort.

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