Not an outdoors person, or need a break from all the fun outside?
We’ve got lots of fun things to do inside as well.
Grand Lake Boardwalk Grand Lake, Colorado was founded in 1881, and the Wild West lives on in the rustic architecture, hitching posts and historic boardwalk on Grand Avenue. There are more than 60 shops, restaurants, galleries and bars on the boardwalk. Take a stroll, and you’ll fall in love with the spirit of the West.
Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre This renowned repertory theatre offers a full summer’s worth of musical extravaganzas, including youth theatre and cabarets. Because of the popularity of the theatre, it’s highly recommended that you purchase tickets well in advance.
Bingo in the Town Park Pavilion Come play Bingo in the Town Park Pavilion every Friday and Saturday night in the summer. The games begins at 7:30 p.m. “The Great Lakes of Colorado”Six bodies of water form the “Great Lakes of Colorado”: Grand Lake, Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Lake, Monarch Lake, Willow Creek Reservoir and Meadow Creek Reservoir.
Kauffman House Museum The Kauffman House Museum showcases the only remaining log hotel built in Grand Lake prior to 1900. Tours are available during the summer and on special occasions throughout the year.
Grand Lake Yacht Club On the shores of Grand Lake, the Grand Lake Yacht Club stands apart as one of the highest yacht anchorages in the world. The private club also claims its place in history as one of the oldest yacht clubs in the West. Founded in 1901, the Grand Lake Yacht Club sponsors a Regatta Week every year, with fun-filled days of racing in mid-August.
Colorado River Headwaters The roaring Tonahutu River, which is the headwaters to the mighty Colorado River, is just one of the hundreds of lakes, streams, creeks and waterfalls you can see while you’re in Grand Lake, Colorado or Rocky Mountain National Park.
Shadow Mountain Fire Lookout The Shadow Mountain Fire Lookout is a three-story rustic stone and wood tower that offers 360 degree views of Grand Lake, Arapaho National Forest and Rocky Mountain National Park. The hiking trail that reaches it can be accessed from the east side of Shadow Mountain Lake. A 3.3 mile hike (one-way) will bring you to the tower, which was built in 1930 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.