Granby

Granby

Granby Colorado Real Estate and Community Information

Come discover “The Heart of Something Grand” in Granby, Colorado! Surrounded by the Rockies, National Forests, and with stunning views of the Continental Divide, Granby, CO sits in one of the most beautiful landscapes in the country. The natural environment allows for ample opportunities for outdoor recreation throughout the year. This small mountain town has a tight knit community of a little under 2,000 people and many excellent amenities for residents who want to make it their permanent or vacation home. Home buyers will find a multitude of housing options, including single family homes, condos, and townhomes. There are also homes available with ski-in and ski-out capabilities. Granby, CO is a truly fantastic town for anyone looking for a quiet, mountain life filled with activity and fun.

 

Recreation in Granby, CO

 

Granby is the ultimate place to call home for anyone looking for the true mountain lifestyle. There are endless recreational facilities in Granby to keep you outside and active all year round. Granby Ranch (1000 Village Road) offers 5,000 acres to explore and have fun in the Colorado sun no matter the season. In the winter, hit the slopes on your skis and snowboards. This facility offers the only night skiing and snowboarding in all of Grand County. Grand Ranch has some of the country’s best Nordic trails. Enjoy cross country skiing and snowshoeing on the ranch’s two networks of trails, East Mountain and Golf Granby Ranch. The activities continue during the summer. The mountain and trails become the ultimate spot for biking adventures. There are cross country, downhill, and family biking trails throughout the ranch. Other fun warm weather activities include hiking and fly fishing along the Fraser River. You can also hit the greens at the 18 hole mountain golf course Golf Granby Ranch.

 

 

Snow Mountain Ranch (1101 County Road 53) is another fantastic facility located in Granby. As part of the YMCA of the Rockies, this ranch is the perfect spot for families to spend time. There are day passes available that include access to many of the activities and facilities as well as additional fees for some of the other activities. During the winter, there is dog sledding, downhill skiing and snowboarding, fat biking, horseback riding, ice skating, nordic cross country skiing trails, sleigh rides, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and tubing. During the summer, there is archery, canoeing, challenge course, disc golf, fishing, hiking, miniature golf, mountain biking, playgrounds, sand volleyball, summer tubing hill, tennis, white water rafting, and ziplining. There are also concerts and events held throughout the summer. Snow Mountain Ranch has a great indoor facility, Kiva Recreation Center, that offers programming and amenities that can be used regardless of the weather outside. The Kiva Recreation Center has basketball courts, a craft shop, climbing wall, roller skating rink, soccer field, swimming pool, and so much more. Beyond these two sites, there are many other spots around Granby for outdoor fun. Grand Elk Golf Club (1300 Ten Mile Drive) is Colorado's only "Craig Stadler Signature Golf Course". There is an incredible network of Granby Trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and exploring the natural environment. For residents that love spending time on the water, check out Lake Granby and Willow Creek Reservoir. These great spots offer opportunities for boating, fishing, and more water sports. Located just outside of Granby, Arapaho National Recreation Area has spots to participate in any outdoor activity that you could desire.

 

Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment in Granby Colorado


Beyond the amazing recreational facilities, there is great shopping, dining, and entertainment facilities in Granby. Downtown Granby is a quaint main street with unique stores and a diverse variety of dining options. There is also a shopping center on the east side of town. Granby has many excellent restaurants, including the Granby Ranch Grill and 8350 Bar & Bistro at Granby Ranch, Mustachio's on the Lake (6732 US Highway 34), and  Silver Creek Steakhouse (62927 US Highway 40). There are fun community events going on all year round from holiday celebrations, festivals, the farmers market downtown, rodeos, and so much more.

 

Transportation in Granby Colorado


The location of Granby makes it easy to travel throughout Grand County and the immediate region. Both U.S. Routes 34 and 40 run directly through town and connect the community to the larger transportation network in the region. Granby is also home to an Amtrak Station (438 Railroad Avenue). The California Zephyr line runs through the station daily. This route runs from Chicago to the San Francisco Bay area. There are two airports within driving distance of Granby, Eagle County Regional Airport (217 Eldon Wilson Road, Gypsum) and Denver International Airport (8500 Peña Boulevard, Denver) for those needing to travel beyond Colorado.