Snowmass is one of those destinations where the entire outdoors seems to be an enticing playground. Families traveling to Snowmass with kids will find many activities to enjoy together where you can soak up the beauty of the outdoors as a family and find the wonder in nature. A variety of indoor activities and resort-like amenities ensure that there’s never a moment of boredom, even in between epic adventures. Be sure to add some of these kid friendly Snowmass activities to your itinerary!
Skiing & Snowboarding
Children as young as 3 can participate in private or group skiing or snowboarding lessons at Snowmass. The instructors at Snowmass are not only top-notch in their sport, but they also specialize in early childhood education so the entire experience will be great for your child. The Snowmass ski school offers single lessons as well as half-day or full-day experiences for children that combine time on the slopes with indoor playtime. When indoors, children are divided into age-specific rooms to maximize safety and enjoyment. Kids quickly learn to build confidence and gain a love for the slopes when participating in these high-quality lessons!
Take a break from the technical skill required for skiing and snowboarding and enjoy some good old-fashioned downhill tubing. Tubing lanes can be accessed from the top of the Elk Camp Gondola and provide thrilling fun for the whole family. Experience the slopes in a different light with an evening tubing session offered during Friday Ullr Night festivities. Warm up afterward by gathering around the bonfire and treating yourself to s’mores and hot cocoa.
Kid Friendly Snowmass Activities in The Lost Forest
This favorite summer destination offers a great way for kids and adults alike to challenge your skill and bravery. The Lost Forest is made up of attractions that include the Breathtaker Alpine Coaster, Treeline Trial Challenge Course, and Rugged Ascent Climbing Wall. The Treeline Trial Challenge Course is made up of a combination of sky bridges, platforms, and climbing areas geared toward children ages 8-12. The Breathtaker Alpine Coaster is available year-round and whisks riders over a one-mile track down the Snowmass mountainside with beautiful scenery surrounding. Cars are individually controlled by the riders.
With its wide range of Colorado kid friendly activities from toddler to grandparent, Snowmass is truly a family-friendly destination. Create cherished family memories on your next vacation by including some of these kid friendly activities into your Snowmass getaway!