Kids’ Summer Activities in Crested Butte

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Crested Butte isn't only for adults, especially in the summertime. CB has loads for kids to enjoy while visiting. We’ve listed some of the sweetest spots to kick it with the kids, many of which are totally FREE for them:

Tin Cup Ice & DessertsIn town on 313 3rd St. and on the mtn in ski base areaSweet treats and the best scoops of homemade ice cream in the valley!
Adaptive SportsAdaptive Sports CenterMultiple activities, kids of all ages
Adventure ParkCBMRRock climbing, mini golf, bungee trampoline, gem panning
Kid's Summer ProgramCBMRCall for reservations
MoviesMajestic Theater$8 tickets for 12 & under
Music & ArtsCenter for the ArtsPerformances throughout the season
Trailhead Children's Museum501 Elk AveMuseum w/multiple activities, pop-ups, and camps
Zip LineCBMRMust be 70 lbs to ride
LibraryCB LibraryWeekly events and crafts for kids, story time
Long LakeLong/Meridian LakeAn awesome lake to hang on the shores, swim, and SUP!
Lake IrwinLake IrwinGreat lake to swim, float, and hang with the whole family. You can also camp at the nearby campground!
Town ParksCB & Mt. CBRainbow Park, CB Town Park, Ted Scheske Park (see in map below)
Town Rec PathCBBike or walk the town rec path from CB to Mt. CB.
Horseback RidingFantasy RanchHorseback riding for the whole family near Snodgrass!
Story Time HikingLower Loop TrailFollow the trail for read along stories


For locations of above activities, check out the interactive map below.

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Great Spots for Kids

Tin Cup Desserts & Ice Cream

620 Gothic Rd, Mt. Crested Butte
313 3rd St, Crested Butte
(970) 349-2640
 Town Shop: Fri - Sat: 12pm - 8pm, Sun til 5pm
 Mtn Shop: Weekdays 12pm - 5:30pm, Weekends 12pm - 8:30pm


Sweet tooth? This is your spot with ice cream, milkshakes, powzookies, baked goods, custom cakes, apparel, and other sweet treats!

Pooh's Corner

302 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-6539
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The local's favorite shopping stop for toys, games, puzzles, and more.

Mountain Tops T-shirts

304 Elk Ave, Crested Butte
(970) 349-5413

T-shirts and an assortment of Crested Butte gifts and gear.