Kids Activities in Crested Butte

In Winter & Spring by Kryptonite Creative

Crested Butte isn't only for adults. Aside from the fact that in the winter Elk Avenue is essentially a playground, 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.

Ski LessonsCBMRLessons offered for kids between 3 and 17
Adventure ParkCBMR(Closed for COVID) Rock climbing, mini golf, bungee trampoline
Dog SleddingWashington GulchDaily tours
Downhill SkiingCBMR4 & under ski FREE
Ice SkatingTown of Crested ButteFREE access, rentals available
Nordic SkiingNordic CenterDiscounted rentals and trail passes for 16 & under, lessons available
Music & ArtsCenter for the ArtsActivities throughout the season
Sled & TubeTown of Crested ButteFREE, or buy a sled (available at ACE Hardware)
SnowshoeNordic CenterDiscounted rentals for 16 & under, guides available
Trailhead Children's MuseumCenter for the ArtsClosed for COVID
Zip LineCBMR(Closed for COVID) Must be 70 lbs to ride 250 lb Maximum
LibraryCB LibraryChildren's reading section & events for kids
Sleigh RideFantasy Ranch Private sleigh ride, max. 4 adults & 2 children at a time
Build a snowman/iglooAnywhereFREE


Check out the interactive map below to get more info on locations of these fun activities for kids!


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Mountain Tops T-shirts

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

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

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.

Featured Lodging

San Moritz Condos

  • Hot tub • Ski In/Ski Out • Dog-Friendly
  • Multiple Units • Mountain Views

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At San Moritz, you’ll enjoy access to amenities that make your vacation hassle-free. Ski out to the West Wall Lift, and spend the day on your favorite downhill runs. Ski back in, and enjoy a soak in our indoor hot tub. Then call up our shuttle, and take a 3-mile ride down the mountain to the Creative, Historic District downtown: host to your favorite restaurants and shops.