Fraser

Fraser

Fraser Real Estate and Community Information


Home buyers looking for the mountain lifestyle with small town charm will love the community of Fraser, Colorado. Although small in size at only 1.9 square miles, Fraser has much to offer its residents. With great retail and dining options, endless recreational opportunities, and stunning views of the area’s landscape; the town has something for everyone.  Buyers looking for a seasonal or second home will find plenty of fantastic options in Fraser; from condominiums and townhomes located near downtown as well as custom built homes, new cabins, old ranch homes, and vacant land to build your dream get-a-way. Enjoy a laid back lifestyle with a sense of adventure in this exciting mountain community.

 

Recreation in Fraser

 

Fraser residents have access to all the natural wonders Colorado has to offer. And, with 300 days of sunshine, it is easy to spend time in the great outdoors throughout the year. Frasier is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and close to both Arapaho National Forest and Rocky Mountain National Forest. These stunning natural landscapes provide opportunities for hiking, biking, horseback riding, camping and so much more. The waterways and mountain lakes in the area provide facilities for boating, fishing, and rafting. There are also several golf courses near by to enjoy, including Pole Creek Golf Club (6827 County Road 51, Tabernash), which is considered one of the best golf courses in the country. During the winter, families can hit the slopes at nearby Winter Park Resort. There is a wide variety of other winter activities to keep you busy, such as snowshoeing, sledding, and ice skating. Fraser Valley Rec maintains many great community facilities throughout the area. Fraser Valley Sports Complex (220 County Road 522) is located right in town. It offers a partially enclosed, NHL sized skating rink, softball and baseball diamonds, soccer field, sand volleyball courts, and more amenities for sports lovers and families to enjoy. The Grand Park Community Recreation Center (1 Main Street) in Fraser has a natatorium with lap pool and slide, climbing wall, multi-purpose gymnasium, gymnastic center, walking track, weight room, and fitness classes. This great facility can be used by residents all year round.

 

Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment in Fraser


Fraser is home to many retail and dining options. Residents will find a variety of shops at the Fraser Valley Center and in the historic part of town. Whether you need groceries, a hardware store, salon, art gallery or winery...amenities can be found in Fraser or nearby Winter Park. Fraser also offers many different cuisines in their great restaurants. For entertainment, families enjoy spending time at The Foundry Cinema & Bowl (22 Second Street). There is also plenty of history to be explored in Fraser. Cozens Ranch Museum (77849 US Highway 40) allows visitors to travel back to the 1880s to discover how pioneers lived in the earliest days of the community.

 

Transportation in Fraser


Located along U.S. Route 40, residents in Fraser can easily travel throughout Grand County and beyond. Granby is 15 miles north of Fraser on Highway 40, and Winter Park is only 5.6 miles south along the route. Fraser Station (205 Fraser Avenue) is served by Amtrak’s California Zephyr route, which runs once daily between Chicago and the San Francisco Bay area, making it easy for Fraser residents to travel out of the state, whether for business or pleasure.