Granby-The Heart of Grand County

The Heart of Grand County

Founded in 1905, the sleepy mountain town of Granby, Colorado is quickly becoming known as the “in” destination for vacationers for its friendly atmosphere, great location and climate, and close proximity to Denver.

Nestled in the majestic Rocky Mountain Valley at an elevation of 7,935 ft, surrounded by Rocky Mountain National Park with breathtaking views of the Continental Divide, Granby, Colorado is in the heart of something grand. Granby offers a western hospitality and friendly small town vibe that makes visitors feel right at home. Stroll down the charming main street to discover great restaurants, one of a kind souvenirs or outdoors supplies for your next adventure in Granby.

Granby is brimming with exciting activities to enjoy all summer long like hiking, world-class golfing, mountain biking, boating, rafting, horseback riding, hunting, Gold Medal Waters, and trophy lake fishing on any of the lakes surrounding Granby. During the winter, Granby is not short of things to do either. Go skiing at Sol Vista Ranch, tear it up on snowmobile, go ice fishing, dog sledding or take in all the beauty around you on a snowshoeing trail. Granby has something for everyone to do year round.

With most of the county’s main attractions, including Winter Park Ski Resort, Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake and Hot Sulphur Springs within a 20-mile radius of the town, Granby is the perfect base for exploring all that Grand County has to offer. Granby is one of Colorado’s best kept secrets.

Signature Events:

  • January – Three Lakes Ice Fishing Contest
  • June – Ride the Rockies
  • July – Flying Heels Rodeo
  • July – “Largest Small Town Parade” on the 4th
  • September – Oktoberfest

Source: http://www.visitgrandcounty.com/discover-grand-county/towns-and-map/granby.htm

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