Things To Do In Crested Butte Colorado With Kids

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Activities For Kids

Crested Butte hosts a variety of kid and family friendly activities ranging from outdoor adventure to indoor playtime.

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Ferro's Blue Mesa Ranch

Personalized horseback rides with just your group with lake views. Pontoon lake fishing trips on Blue Mesa Reservoir. Spacious cabins, country store, & more!

Majestic Theatre

Aimed at being funky and fun, this movie theatre encourages customers to request a projection booth tour.

Trailhead Children's Museum

We offer an engaging and dynamic environment that inspires children and families to explore, create and learn together through discovery and play.

Waunita Hot Springs Ranch

Waunita Hot Springs Ranch has a swimming pool, spa, delicious food, comfortable accommodations, fishing, and many other outdoor activities.

Summer Kid Friendly Activities

  • Summer Adventure Camp
    Crested Butte summer adventure camps introduce kids to the great outdoors through hands-on educational activities. Call ahead for pricing and reservations.
  • Kids' Museum & Art Studio
    Sometimes the wee ones need some indoor time. With a kids' museum and kids' art studio, Crested Butte has it covered.

Summer Fun Attractions for the Family

  • Hiking
    Hit the trail for wildflowers, wildlife and wild views in one of the most pristine hiking areas in Colorado.
  • Horseback Riding
    With heaps of backcountry trails, Crested Butte horseback riding is a great way to experience the deep, non-motorized wilderness.
  • Whitewater Rafting
    The Gunnison River and Lower Taylor are great family rafting trips with safe, but exciting rapids. Short attention spans will delight at the constant amusement and all-natural stimuli.
  • Fishing
    Land a trout on the Gunnison River or head over to Taylor Reservoir for some lake fishing.

Winter Kid Friendly Activities

  • Kids’ Ski School
    Give your little shredder professional training at Crested Butte’s top-notch ski school. Kids’ ski school runs programs for 3 to 17 year-olds, starting at $145 a day.
  • Kids Camp
    Let them frolic with other kiddies at a Crested Butte kids camp. There’s even a night option!
  • Children’s Museum
    Sometimes, especially when a big storm rolls into town, kids need some inside play time. Located at the base of the ski area, admission is only $6.

Winter Fun Attractions for the Family

  • Ice Skating
    Crested Butte’s Big Mine Ice Rink is a lovely outdoor skating rink. Located at the Nordic center in downtown Crested Butte, admission is free and skate rentals cost $9 for adults and $7 for kids.
  • Dog Sledding
    A guided dog-sled tour is an opportunity for the whole family to get out into the Crested Butte wilderness. Tours last from a couple hours to all day. Prices start at $165 for adults and $140 for kids.