Best time to visit Colorado

Dog Sledding & Snow Tubing in Colorado

Even if you are not into skiing or snowboarding, you can still enjoy famous Colorado slopes

Best time: late November–mid-April

Dog Sledding & Snow Tubing
Dog Sledding & Snow Tubing
Dog Sledding & Snow Tubing
Dog Sledding & Snow Tubing
Dog Sledding & Snow Tubing

Sled at the speed of light or go down on a snow tube enjoying the fresh powder snow that Colorado is renown for. Colorado has plenty of places for winter-time entertainment during skiing season which is from late November till mid-April for most resorts.

Copper Mountain’s tubing hill has four designated tubing lanes with great equipment. Try out a “magic carpet ride”, and go spinning down over snow bumps. There is Critterland, a tiny play area for small children. Also, the Frisco Adventure Park nearby boasts 360-m tubing lanes.

The Meadows at Elk Camp near Aspen has a few lift-served lanes with illumination at night. Every Friday there is a special entertainment program to celebrate Ullr, the Norse god of snow with sledding and fire-dancing.

Snow Mountain Ranch in Winter Park also has a tubing area. There is also an ice-skating rink, Olympic-size swimming pool and indoor climbing wall for more fun activities.

Telluride’s is one of the oldest and most famous resorts in Colorado. It has a great sledding facility at Firecracker Hill. Telluride is also famous for its apres-ski food. You might want to check out High Country Tubing Park in Pagosa Springs or Vail's Adventure Ridge and Ellefson Park in Vail as well.

Practical info

When is the best time to go skiing in Colorado?

Skiing season in Colorado usually runs from late November until mid-April when there is fresh snow to enjoy winter sports activities, including dog sledding and snow tubing. Show more

What are some other popular snow tubing destinations in Colorado?

Frisco Adventure Park near Copper Mountain is one of the most popular snow tubing destinations in Colorado, in addition to Elk Camp near Aspen, High Country Tubing Park in Pagosa Springs, and Adventure Ridge and Ellefson Park in Vail. Show more

Which ski resort in Colorado celebrates Norse god Ullr with special entertainment programs?

The Meadows at Elk Camp near Aspen is the ski resort in Colorado known for the Norse god Ullr celebration. Every Friday night, visitors can enjoy a special entertainment program that includes fire-dancing and sledding. As such, The Meadows at Elk Camp is the perfect place to enjoy a cultural celebration in conjunction with winter sports activities. Show more

What activities can visitors enjoy at Snow Mountain Ranch besides snow tubing?

Apart from snow tubing, visitors at Snow Mountain Ranch in Winter Park can enjoy ice skating, swimming, and indoor wall climbing. These activities mean visitors can choose an array of adventures to suit their individual preferences. Show more

What else is there to do in Telluride besides dog sledding and tubing at Firecracker Hill?

Telluride, in addition to dog sledding and tubing at Firecracker Hill, is renowned for its apres-ski food and drink scene. Visitors can experience the local foods and beverages while enjoying the breathtaking scenery and views of the mountains in Telluride. Show more

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Last updated: by Eleonora Provozin